3 Money Management Tips for Future Homebuyers

by Katie Conroy  (kconroy@advicemine.com) It can be stressful if you’re hoping to buy a home in the next year but are unsure how to get your credit profile in good shape for a lender. Luckily, there are some easy steps, presented by Coldwell Banker Pro West, you can take to [...]

3 Money Management Tips for Future Homebuyers

One Reason New Construction Homes Cost More

December 16, 2020 - according to Realtor Magazine High lumber costs are on the rise again after a retreat from mid-September to mid-November that was welcome news to builders. Prices have now increased by nearly 20% over the past four weeks, the National Association of Home Builders reports. These higher [...]

One Reason New Construction Homes Cost More

You are here Home News and Commentary Daily News Record Number of Homeowners Stand to Lower Mortgage Payments

November 30, 2020 As mortgage rates dip to record lows, many homeowners are in a position to save hundreds of dollars a month. A record number of homeowners are eligible to refinance into a lower mortgage rate, saving an average of $309 per month, according to new research from Black [...]

You are here Home News and Commentary Daily News Record Number of Homeowners Stand to Lower Mortgage Payments

Is ‘Starter Home’ an Outdated Term?

The term “starter home” often relates to first-time buyers or fixer-uppers, and a recent article by The American Genius for Real Estate suggests real estate pros may not want to use the phrase too much. The definition of a “starter home,” according to the Collins English Dictionary, is a “small, new [...]

Is ‘Starter Home’ an Outdated Term?

Homeownership Among Young Adults is Up

Young Americans are rushing to become homeowners in the pandemic. While the overall homeownership rate dipped slightly in the third quarter from the previous quarter’s high, it continues to grow among those under the age of 35. Americans in that category had a homeownership rate of 40.2% last quarter, up from [...]

Homeownership Among Young Adults is Up

First-Time Gardener? Here’s How to Prepare for Fall

Before COVID-19 hit, millions of Americans had never gardened. With more time at home this spring, they planted perennial beds and borders, vegetable and herb patches, and fruit trees to improve their yards’ aesthetics and provide food for their families. They also may have constructed outdoor spaces for lounging, cooking, [...]

First-Time Gardener? Here’s How to Prepare for Fall

Guide to Residential Styles

Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled a convenient compendium of common styles. [...]

Guide to Residential Styles
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