Buyers Are Increasingly Shopping for Multigen Homes

March 3, 2021

Realtor Magazine March 3, 2021 The number of home shoppers buying a multigenerational home since the pandemic has risen to a nine-year high of 15%, according to data from the National Association of REALTORS® dating back to 2012. That means home shoppers are looking for larger homes that can accommodate more family members living under […]


15 Ways To Land A Good Real Estate Deal

February 24, 2021

Feb 24, 2021,08:10am EST Forbes Real Estate Council Real estate can be a competitive field, and with so many new investors vying for the same inventory, it’s becoming more difficult to secure good deals. However, even though the industry is packed with skilled professionals, it doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to get outstanding agreements with […]


Mortgage delinquencies sink to pandemic low, but distress is far from over

February 9, 2021 PUBLISHED TUE, FEB 9 202111:54 AM ESTUPDATED TUE, FEB 9 202112:38 PM EST Diana Olick @IN/DIANAOLICK @DIANAOLICKCNBC @DIANAOLICK KEY POINTS – Just under 6% of all U.S. mortgages — 2.7 million homes — were in some stage of delinquency at the end of November, according to the latest reading by CoreLogic. – Some 5.35% […]


How Real Estate Investment Can Boost Retirement When Pensions, 401(k)s And Social Security Fall Short

January 28, 2021

Forbes Real Estate Council Bruce McNeilageForbes Councils Member There was a time in the United States where the norm went something like this: Graduate from high school or college, and then work 30 to 40 years with the same company and retire with a pension and a gold watch. But that’s not the way it […]


What Upgrades Increase Home Value? 19 High-ROI Improvements Buyers Love

January 22, 2021

HomeLight, by Valerie Kalfrin Posted onNovember 13, 2020 Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies estimates that Americans’ total spend on home remodeling projects will rise from $332 billion in Q3 2020 to $337 billion in the second half of 2021. Does that mean homeowners have found the key to economic prosperity — expensive renovations that pay dividends […]


Greater Kitchen Storage Is in Demand

January 12, 2021

Kitchen storage is a top priority among renovating homeowners, finds the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, based on a survey of more than 2,000 homeowners planning or in the midst of a kitchen remodel. Renovators are paying closer attention to their cabinet and pantry storage. Many of the surveyed homeowners turned their attention to […]


Gen X, Millennials Likely to Keep Home Buying Strong for Years to Come

January 5, 2021

© leszekglasner – AdobeStock Realtor Magazine – January 5, 2021   Between 2018 and 2028, the number of households is projected to increase by up to 12 million. Generation X and millennials are expected to drive most of that household formation. As they replace dropped households over that time, the two generations could add nearly […]


Bold 2021 Predictions: A Stronger Housing Market Across the Board

December 23, 2020

By Zillow Research on Dec. 18, 2020 The for-sale housing market showed incredible strength in 2020, and we expect 2021 will be even stronger. Demand continues to stay high, and is expected to surge in cities as economies reopen. Annual home sales growth is expected to be the highest in almost 40 years as life and financial […]


It’s a Shake-Up! These 10 Drastically Different Design Trends Will Be Everywhere in 2021-and Beyond

December 18, 2020

With all the stress that 2020 brought to our lives, it also influenced some defining changes in the way we decorate, design, and live in our homes. Lauren Sieben, provided by Dec. 16, 2020Updated: Dec. 16, 2020 11:27 a.m. Comments We’re finally closing the book on 2020, and many of us have never felt more desperate for […]


COVID Forcing Condos to Sell at Record 17 Percent Discount to Homes in U.S.

December 1, 2020

World Property Journal | By David Barley | December 1, 2020 7:45 AM ET Coronavirus outbreak fueling significant consumer demand for more space, less dense living environments According to national U.S. property broker Redfin — in the COVID pandemic world of 2020 — the typical single-family home that sold in the U.S. this year was purchased for […]