Keep your hands on the wheel at all times - BY KAREN BRISCOE
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
For home buyers hoping to snag a deal, they may want to make a move now. Home prices in January usually decrease compared to the spring and summer buying season.
There’s plenty of research to back that up too. NerdWallet recently crunched two years of realtor.com® data that reflected the 50 largest U.S. metros. Researchers found that January and February were the top months for those looking to get a bargain. In those months, home sales prices were 8.45 percent lower on average than in June through August.
Books that could boost your business - BY WADE VANDER MOLEN
A new year is upon us, and many of us have made resolutions, set goals and pledged to have a great year in real estate.
But only 9 percent of us actually accomplish those resolutions. Clearly, the remaining 90-plus percent would welcome more assistance and motivation.
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016
Starter homes were largely viewed as a dying fad, but millennials are showing renewed interest. They believe the starter home may help turn them into a homeowner more quickly.
Six in 10 millennials recently surveyed by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices expressed an interest in purchasing a starter home, seeking a place that may require some TLC and that they could fix up over time. Such homes tend to be more affordable and may offer them the ability to build credit and become a homeowner sooner, the company’s latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey reveals.
Jerry Smith , The News Journal 3:48 p.m. EST December 20, 2016
In the next 10 years, Kent County residents want to see less traffic congestion, more affordable housing, the preservation of the county's rural character and more ways to reach businesses and neighborhoods via bike trails.
That's according to the nearly 500 responses the county has received so far from a survey about what should be a part of its revised comprehensive plan.