Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Fed Has Raised Interest Rates: What Do Millennials Need to Know?

At long last, the Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate. But the impact on savings accounts and loans won’t be big, at least for now. Click here to read article.

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The Hot, New Company Benefit: Student Debt Repayment

Hoping to attract debt-saddled millennials, employers will help chip away at student loans. Click here to read article.

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Calling All First-Time Buyers

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November 2015 Real Estate Activities

        We have the same amount of solds this month as last month, and there were no private sales. The sold $/sqft was very “even” for the 1st time in months: 5 in the $700’s, 4 in … Continue reading

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2016 Housing Forecast: New Construction to Drive Highest Home Sales since 2006

New home construction and moderate gains in the existing home market will deliver the necessary one-two punch to push total home sales to the highest levels since 2006, according to the 2016 housing forecast issued this week by realtor.com. The … Continue reading

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Important Clauses In Your Real Estate Contract

You have just found your dream house, and would like to buy it. What to do now? Click here to read article.

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What Americans Spent More on Last Year: Housing, Health Care

Consumer spending grew broadly but unevenly across the U.S. last year, driven largely by housing and utilities, health care, and other services. Click here to read article.

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History for Sale: Michelangelo’s 16th Century Tuscan Home

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’s products range from sculptures to painting, poetry, engineering and architectural design, through the refinement of the High Renaissance and into the artistic age of Mannerism. He is considered by many to be the greatest artist … Continue reading

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(Not So) Happy Holidays: How Seasonal Decorations Can Botch Your Sale

It always cracks me up when I see Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) photos in July that show homes with fall leaves. The first thing I think is “must be a dud, it’s been on the market since last fall.” … Continue reading

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Home Improvements That Pay Off

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