Monthly Archives: February 2016

Cater to Boomers or Millennials? Homebuilders Caught in Between

The U.S. housing industry is being pulled in two directions. Click here to read article.

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U.S. housing prices are likely to rise 5 percent in 2016: Poll

Despite expectations of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes, U.S. home prices are likely to rise 5 percent this year, followed by nearly as solid gains in 2017, a Reuters poll found. Click here to read article.

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10 Most Powerful Celebrity Buyers & Sellers of the Last Decade

Celebrity real estate is a high-paced world of wheeling and dealing. Over the past 10 years, plenty of famous faces have scored big or lost out in attempts to secure (or sell!) the home of their dreams. Click here to … Continue reading

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This Is the Infuriating Reason Young Adults Can’t Buy Homes Today

Many young adults are sitting on the sidelines of the housing market, and there’s no shortage of theories as to why. Click here to read article.

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January 2016 Real Estate Activities

        As a normal seasonal adjustment, January was a very slow month; we had only 8 solds, with one private sale. The highest sold $/sqft was “only” $961/sqft while the lowest was, again, “only” $663! The highest … Continue reading

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How To Know If Your Home Is Making You Sick?

Between flu season and spring allergies and surprise summer colds, it can be difficult to stay healthy. But what if the biggest culprits aren’t high pollen counts or people who don’t cover their mouths when they sneeze? It could be … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly and Budget Conscious Tips For Your Home

We’re into the new year, and you might be wondering how you can make some improvements around the home and maybe get some savings in at the same time. Most American homeowners consider a remodeling project at some point in … Continue reading

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Technology vs Community

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Saving For a Down Payment On a Home In Just 2 Years

In today’s market, you usually need up to 10 percent of a home’s purchase price for a down payment. This means a $250,000 home could require $25,000 down plus closing costs. If you saved $1,040 a month for the next … Continue reading

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Features Most Likely to Show up in Typical Single-family Home in 2016

Successful businesses stay on top of what their competitors are doing. For home builders, this involves knowing what features other builders are putting in the new homes. In December 2015, a nationwide survey asked builders about the likelihood that a … Continue reading

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