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Read Post [Posted on 11/25/2014 By Kelly Stewart]
Developer breaks ground on new master-planned community in KatyNov 20, 2014, 11:41am CSTShare on Google +Share on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on TwitterEmail this articleCourtesy Rise CommunitiesThe fitness center at Cane Island, a new master-planned community in Katy.Paul TakahashiReporter-Houston Business JournalEmail    TwitterA Nevada developer broke ground Nov. 19 on a ...
Read Post [Posted on 11/25/2014 By Christopher Chin]
With winter fast approaching and below freezing temps even popping up in Hawaii it’s no doubt that now is the time to winterize. But did you know you can winterize more than just the usual things like your car and home? Here are some tips to winterize the usual suspects but also look at alternatives to saving MONEY too.The market can cool down for Agents and Brokers as well. We all know this. For ...
Read Post [Posted on 11/24/2014 By Tiffany Markovsky]
Why Hire a RealtorSave time and money by hiring a great Realtor with the knowledge, training, and contacts to sell your home. An average of 82% of all real estate sales result from agent contacts, 10% of those who attempt For Sale By Owner succeed.  Pricing the HomeYour agent will provide you with updates on your local market, and what homes in your area sold for under specific condition...
Read Post [Posted on 11/24/2014 By Desiree Gallow]
Consumer confidence, bidding wars, and smaller home inventories signal a bullish outlook for the housing economy.Things are looking up for home owners, home buyers, and the U.S. economy: More and more news outlets report improving real estate conditions. Plus, watchdog agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has got consumers’ backs with proposed regulations that would ensure transparenc...
Read Post [Posted on 11/24/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
In this week’s housing news roundup, short sales flex some muscle while regulators and legislators debate changes to mortgage loan rules.For the first time since the housing crisis began, short sales are becoming more prevalent than foreclosures. In addition, new rules are coming that would speed up the drawn-out short sale process. That’s good news for home owners underwater on their mortgages as...
Read Post [Posted on 11/24/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
Considered the heart of a home, the kitchen can be instrumental in selling a property.  Many buyers prefer dwellings with modern kitchens, especially since it's a room they'll use every day and a place where they will entertain guests.  But a kitchen retrofit does not have to be extensive. Realty Times offers the following tips on attracting buyers with lower-cost kitchen upgr...
Read Post [Posted on 11/24/2014 By John Askins]
You’ll consider several criteria when purchasing your first home, but have you thought about how easy it will be to sell later? Things like location, features, and nearby amenities—the same criteria you’ll consider—can affect a property’s resale value. You like it, but will they? If it’s your first home, you may only plan to stay in it for a few years. And while you may be willing to buy a h...
Read Post [Posted on 11/22/2014 By Brandy Clark]
One in four home sellers are reporting they’ve had to lower their list price, according to a report released by the real estate brokerage Redfin. That represents the highest level since 2011, according to the Redfin survey. It also represents a far greater number than in the spring, when just one in seven sellers reduced list prices.  More home buyers are showing a willingness to wait u...
Read Post [Posted on 11/22/2014 By John Askins]
From CNBC: Sales of existing homes priced above $1 million jumped over 16 percent in October from a year ago, according to a Realtors report released Thursday, outshining every other price segment. The next strongest was the $750,000-$1 million range, up over 12 percent. Sales of homes priced under $100,000 fell 6 percent. To find out more about the growth of the luxury market segment, loo...
Read Post [Posted on 11/21/2014 By Alex Handley]
Lovely 4 bedroom on quiet tree-lined street in Nottingham Forest, just two blocks away from the elementary school. Large mature oak trees in both front and rear yard with branching canopies, rock-edged planting beds and automatic sprinkler system.  Luxurious Reception Hall with chandelier, sweeping staircase and white marble terrazzo tile floor with cased architectur...
Read Post [Posted on 11/21/2014 By Judith Sinnard]
New Fannie and Freddie rules and bipartisan bills aim to speed the short sale process, preventing more home owners from slipping into foreclosure and keeping the economy on its feet.Imagine you’re underwater on your mortgage, but you’re trying to sell your home. Your REALTOR® has a buyer lined up. Everything looks good to go. Except there’s one small problem: Your lender isn’t responding to your r...
Read Post [Posted on 11/21/2014 By Garrett McWhorter]
Home owners may be doubtful that the months of November and December will bring about a home sale. After all, aren’t potential buyers sidetracked with the holidays and likelier to postpone their house hunt due to bad weather and shorter days?   But sometimes the “off-peak” time to sell can actually be the perfect moment for sellers. Several studies show that, on average, homes listed...
Read Post [Posted on 11/21/2014 By John Askins]
To make your home stand out in today's real estate marketplace, housing experts offer these tips for sprucing up a home to get it ready to sell.1. Create curb appeal. Here are some easy, big impact ideas: Paint the front door, pick a new color for the exterior trim, fix any old shutters, and make sure the path from the driveway is clear to the front door. Also, remove any overgrown plants and repl...
Read Post [Posted on 11/21/2014 By John Askins]
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