April 4, 2017
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3 Things Smart Sellers Don’t Do

March 14, 2017
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Sprucing Up Your Home For Spring Sales

February 13, 2017
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Love Your Home

Love is in the air, but is it in your home? After years in the same place, it can be easy to forget what attracted us to our home in the first place. It’s important to find the right home and then keep the love alive. Whether you are living in a new home, a charming old house, a comfortable condo, or an apartment, there are things you can do to bring back the love. First, look around. What feeling do you get when you look objectively at your home, inside and out? Are there old curtains that are wearing […]
February 9, 2017
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2017 Real Estate Market Predictions

April 28, 2015

Vacation Home Sales Soar…

“WASHINGTON (April 1, 2015) – Vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to above their most recent peak level in 2006, while investment purchases fell for the fourth straight year, according to an annual survey of residential homebuyers released today by the National Association of Realtors®. NAR’s 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey,* covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2014, shows vacation-home sales catapulted to an estimated 1.13 million last year, the highest amount since NAR began the survey in 2003. Vacation sales were up 57.4 percent from 717,000 in 2013. Investment-home sales in 2014 decreased 7.4 percent to an […]
April 24, 2015

Vacation Homes at a Glance

April 21, 2015

Credit Scores and Vacation Homes

“The way credit scores are calculated needs to change to reflect shifts in demographics, technology, and lifestyles. At a summit NAR hosted with other groups, credit scoring companies agreed changes are needed and they said they’re in the works. HUD Secretary Julian Castro attended the summit as well and said FHA is also looking at change. That’s the lead story in The Voice for Real Estate for the week of April 13, 2015.” See the entire video here: http://www.realtor.org/videos/the-voice-for-real-estate-20-credit-scores-vacation-homes