Monthly Archives: August 2015

CLEVER HOME STAGING TRICKS YOU CAN STEAL

Written by Jaymi Naciri Getting ready to sell your home? It would be awesome to hire a home stager. Home stagers are paid to furnish a home and help it look its best. What they create isn’t so much the … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on CLEVER HOME STAGING TRICKS YOU CAN STEAL

US home sales soar 2 percent in July to fastest pace since early 2007

WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their home-buying for a third straight month in July, as sales accelerated to the strongest pace in eight years. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 2 percent last month to … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on US home sales soar 2 percent in July to fastest pace since early 2007

The Death of the Starter Home

By Bob Sullivan I had a depressing conversation recently with someone who does big housing construction deals for a big bank. There’s only two types of deals that work, he said: 1) Building pricey, premium, granite-countertop homes for well-off folks, … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on The Death of the Starter Home

BUYING PROPERTY THAT IS ABOUT TO BE FORECLOSED

Written by Benny L. Kass Question: A person I know has been trying unsuccessfully to sell his condominium. He bought it for $260,000 and owes approximately $180,000 on his mortgage. He has advised a close mutual friend that he plans … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on BUYING PROPERTY THAT IS ABOUT TO BE FORECLOSED

WHAT MAKES A HOME A GOOD BUY?

Written by Blanche Evans There’s no perfect home, but some homes are more ideal for your household than others. When you look for your next home, carefully consider these four criteria –price, features, location and condition. The closer you get … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on WHAT MAKES A HOME A GOOD BUY?

Colorado house rents up 14% in Q2

Molly Armbrister Reporter Denver Business Journal Average rental rates for three-bedroom, single-family homes in the Denver metro market hit $1,863 per month in the second quarter, an increase of 14 percent over the same period last year. The report was … Continue reading

Posted in General Real Estate News | Comments Off on Colorado house rents up 14% in Q2