By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine
What are the hot trends to look out for in 2016 in home design? Here are a few predictions from the remodeling and design site Houzz on some of the big trends to expect.
By Julie Legge, real estate photographer and videographer
Got a new luxury listing this spring? Consider a twilight photo session to supplement your professional interior pictures. Marketing the property with pictures taken at dusk is an excellent way to highlight exterior features such as upgraded landscape lighting, pool lighting and outdoor living […]
The Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act extension, that eliminated forgiveness of debt tax for most homeowners, and had actually previously expired on December 31, 2013, was passed by Congress right before Christmas 2015; signed by the President, and has now become law.
This positively affects short sale sellers. It […]Continue Reading →
It’s important to prepare a home for the cold weather ahead. And, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to do this. Following are winter home improvement projects that home owners can do for less than $1,000:
It’s that time of the year again. Your home […]Continue Reading →
In August, rents spiked 3.6 percent over the same time a year earlier, the fastest pace since 2008. As rental vacancy rates fall across most parts of the country and more jobs are created, they will continue to jump further. This trend is both good news and bad news.
Naturally, people collecting […]Continue Reading →
What is a short sale?
Selling a home for less than the amount the current owner owes the mortgage company is called a short sale.
Buying a home that is a short sale is different from buying a property that is actually owned by the bank, known as an REO, or real-estate owned […]Continue Reading →