Housing Collapse? Not Likely

Experts are throwing cold water on a 'housing collapse' There's no doubt that housing in the US has come under significant pressure over the past year. A lethal combination of rising interest rates and home prices - at a late phase in the economic cycle - has given way to weak mortgage-lending, climbing inventory, and … Continue reading Housing Collapse? Not Likely

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Sellers – Read This!

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019 © Jed Share/Kaoru Share/Getty Images Big sand castle In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices. Lately, sellers have lost their edge … Continue reading Sellers – Read This!

Getting Ready to Seller? Check this out.

The Best House Listings All Have This in Common (Image credit: Lauren Kolyn) When you're about to sell your place, you want it to look as gorgeous as possible to attract the best buyer. And the one thing that all the most attractive listings have? A set of great photos. The first thing you'll want … Continue reading Getting Ready to Seller? Check this out.

Top 15 Cities Americans are flocking to

Americans are flocking to these 15 cities for their jobs and wages Though housing is scarce and wages are stagnant across the country, a lot of American cities are booming: They offer job opportunities, thriving businesses and an abundance of places to live. Personal finance site MagnifyMoney identified America's biggest boomtowns by analyzing how the 100 … Continue reading Top 15 Cities Americans are flocking to

Home Prices Dropping?

What Does the Recent Rash of Price Reductions Mean to the Real Estate Market? Last week, in a new report from Zillow, it was revealed that there has been a rash of price reductions across the country. According to the report: There are more price cuts now than a year ago in over two-thirds of … Continue reading Home Prices Dropping?

Housing tips back to a buyer’s market as sellers cut prices

~ have you experienced this in your market? ~ Housing tips back to a buyer's market as sellers cut prices After several years of rich home price gains, the market appears to have found a limit to what people can afford. Sellers are finally responding by lowering prices. Approximately 14 percent of all listings in … Continue reading Housing tips back to a buyer’s market as sellers cut prices

The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

The Property Brothers Reveal the One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever By Lisa Johnson Mandell | Jul 12, 2018 HGTV Season 8 of "Property Brothers: Buying and Selling" has just aired its premiere—and boy, do Drew and Jonathan Scott’s latest clients need a reality check, bad! In the episode titled "Small Budget, Big … Continue reading The One Thing Never to Display in Your Home, Ever

What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

~ THIS!! ~ What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) So you want to make a cool $100,000? Popular HGTV shows lead you to believe the secret to getting rich quick is to start flipping houses. From Chip and Joanna Gaines, to Tarek and Christina El Moussa, there are plenty … Continue reading What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

Home Staging on a Budget

~ check out the below 5 tips to Home Staging on a Budget ~