Category Archives: General Real Estate News

THE NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR NEIGHBOR IS A NUISANCE

Written by Jaymi Naciri The animals that live in the house across the street bark incessantly. The people two doors down play their music so loud you now know all the lyrics to every Kendrick Lamar song ever written. And … Continue reading

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Guess What? Spring Home Buying Starts Now (Thanks, Punxsutawney Phil!)

By Jonathan Smoke This spring is shaping up to be the busiest housing market we’ve seen since 2006. Now, thanks to America’s favorite rodent, we can predict that this year’s strong spring housing market will start sooner than normal. God … Continue reading

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10 Crucial Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mortgage

By Andrea Murad Make sure you understand your financing options before you take the important step of buying a home. Buying a home is time-consuming. Before you even start searching for that perfect property, whether you’re searching for homes for … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Selling

By: Paula Pant Simple touch-ups can do a lot to impress a potential buyer — and possibly clinch a deal. While small upgrades and minor decor replacements may seem like a waste of time when you’re in a hurry to … Continue reading

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7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring To List Your Home For Sale

By Meaghan Agnew Winter offers some unique opportunities for sellers, so ignore your instincts to let your home hibernate. It’s one of real estate’s most enduring mantras: If you want to list your house, you should sit out the winter … Continue reading

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10 Numbers You Need To Know Before You Sign A Mortgage

Trulia’s Blog/Money Matters By: Gina Roberts-Grey Make sure you’ve got these numbers in hand before you head to your closing appointment. Your offer has been accepted and you’ve been approved for a mortgage. But along with knowing the purchase price … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.92 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week amid continued turbulence in global stock markets. It was the second straight weekly decline for the rate on the key 30-year loan. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the … Continue reading

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Zillow predicts Denver to be nation’s top housing market in 2016

Ben Miller Contributing Write Coupling a low unemployment rate, rising home appreciation and strong income growth, online real estate company Zillow predicted that Denver will be the hottest residential real estate market in the country in 2016. Denver’s followed by … Continue reading

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The 3 Big Kitchen Trends for 2016: Simplicity, Convenience and Color

By: Alexandra Panzer Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and breathe out 2015. Once you’ve slowed your heart rate, open your eyes to the simple, elegant kitchen trends of 2016. Benjamin Moore and Pantone both announced super soothing picks … Continue reading

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Defying Fed hike, 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.96 percent

By Paul Wiseman The Associated Press What Fed rate hike? One week after the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates slightly from record lows, the average on a 30-year fixed mortgage went the other way: It dipped to 3.96 percent … Continue reading

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