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Fed Hints at Looming December Rate Hike

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, September 21, 2017   The Federal Reserve voted to leave its short-term rates unchanged on Wednesday but it did indicate that a rise to its short-term interest rates is likely on track for later this year.   Read more: Could Rising Rates Be Good for Housing?   “The basic Read More

Homeowners Gain Average of $13K in Equity

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 22, 2017   In the second quarter of this year, homeowners saw their equity increase an average of 10.6 percent—or $12, 987—year over year, according to CoreLogic’s Q2 2017 Homeowner Equity Report. Western states are posting some of the highest upticks in equity. Washington homeowners, for example, saw Read More

7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling

By: John Riha   Follow these seven strategies to get the most financial gain on your kitchen remodel.   Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride.   A significant portion of kitchen Read More

Top Entryway Decor Ideas for 2017

Posted in Staging Tips, by Blog Contributor on August 28, 2017 By Katherine Medlin, guest contributor                 The entryway is a significant space within a home — it’s the first thing a potential buyer sees, and it sets the stage for the whole vibe of the home. Buyers Read More

Home Prices Rise For 16th Month In Coachella Valley!

Source:  The Desert Sun/August 23, 2017/Rosalie Murphy   Coachella Valley home prices rose in July for the 16th consecutive month, climbing 8 percent year over year to a median of $329,500 according to data from real estate research firm Core-Logic DataQuick.   Resale Single-Family Homes:  570 sales, up less than 1% year over year.   Read More

1 in 4 Homes Now Equity Rich

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 17, 2017   Homeowners should be feeling richer. At the end of the second quarter, more than 14 million U.S. properties were considered equity rich. (That means the combined loan amount secured by the property was 50 percent or less of the estimated market value of the property.) Read More

Home Price Hikes in 87% of Markets; New Record Set

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 16, 2017   Median home prices in the second quarter eclipsed a record high set in 2016, jumping 6.2 percent year over year as the inventory crunch continues to push property values higher, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.   The national median price for an existing Read More

More Buyers Putting Down Less on a Home

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 15, 2017   A 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm. In the past year, 1.5 million borrowers purchased their homes with down payments of less than 10 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. That marks a seven-year high.   A growing number of home Read More

Millennials Find Moving Back Home Pays Off

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 08, 2017     Following the 2008 financial crash, many millennials moved back home to live with their parents. But they’re finally starting to branch out on their own, and it’s starting to show: Millennials ages 36 and younger represent the nation’s largest share of home buyers at Read More

Hot Home Trend to Watch: The Two-Toned Kitchen

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine     Two-toned colored kitchens are gaining popularity this year. White and gray painted cabinets are dominating kitchen color schemes, according to the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends survey conducted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Particularly graytoned kitchen cabinets are seeing a surge in popularity lately. Read More

The Home Designs Gaining, Losing Popularity

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 07, 2017   Builders are slowly switching focus from the $500,000-plus luxury market to more moderate price points, particularly when it comes to single-family move-up homes. And the shift is influencing the types of materials and upgrades becoming popular in new homes, according to Home Innovation’s 2017 Builder Read More

Ugly Home Features Buyers Can’t Overlook

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 03, 2017   Home shoppers can get hung up on cosmetic issues of a home, even though often times the problems are relatively inexpensive to fix.   “Cosmetic issues are a big problem for a lot of home buyers,” Linda Sanderfoot, a real estate professional with Coldwell Banker Read More

Homeownership Rate Rebounds from 50-Year Low

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, July 28, 2017   The U.S. homeownership rate may have finally bottomed out, as the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. The ownership rate posted an increase in the second quarter, reversing a sharp downward trend that begun in the Great Recession.   The homeownership rate Read More

Profile Of Home Staging 2017

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