Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen an … [Read more...] about Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate Under the COVID-19 Shadow ?
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Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in home design. Below are the Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer interest and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade
It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. Here are 5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home. This is generally considered the “off-season” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home
From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. I would suggest you take this HOUSE CARE CALENDAR: A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your … [Read more...] about HOUSE CARE CALENDAR: A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your Home
Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home. Do your preparation by reading and acting on the Home Buyer's Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready. If you’re like the vast majority of home buyers, you will choose to finance your purchase with a mortgage loan. By preparing in advance, you can avoid the common delays and … [Read more...] about The Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready
As we head into a new year, the most common question we receive is, “What’s the outlook for real estate in 2018: What to Expect?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners also want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is that a strong U.S. economy, coupled with low unemployment rates, is expected to drive … [Read more...] about Real Estate 2018: What to Expect
By Lisa Johnson Mandell The most expensive rental apartment in Los Angeles has landed on the market at a staggering $100,000 a month. But when you learn about the features and amenities this one-of-a-kind penthouse offers, you might believe the six-figure sum is a royal deal. For starters, the 18,000-square-foot unit takes up the top two floors of the posh … [Read more...] about This $100K a Month Penthouse Takes L.A.’s Rental Market to New Heights