14 Aug

A Lesson in Appreciation

There’s no doubt that today’s housing market is changing, and everything we see right now indicates it is time to sell. Selling now is likely to drive the greatest return on your largest investment, a
By Keller Williams Realty Key Partners, LLC with Keller Williams Key Partners

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home   Over the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth,...
By Amber Lott with L&E Properties

5 Powerful Reasons To Own Instead Of Rent

Owning a home has great financial benefits. In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained: “Homeownership...
By America Almeida with LeaderOne Financial

Baldwin awarded $10 million to help revitalize downtown

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that Baldwin will receive a $10 million downtown revitalization grant to fund beautification projects and boost mixed-use development. Cuomo...
By Anthony Atkinson with Weichert, Realtors® - Quality Homes

Things To Do With The Kids This Weekend: Aug. 15-18, 2019

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By Deanna Gunner with Gunner's Real Estate
13 Aug

The Benefits Of A 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20%...
By America Almeida with LeaderOne Financial

Shorting Zillow's Stock?

The part that blows me away is that in a seller's market, Zillow isn't turning a profit on it's IBuying program.  What happens when the market turns?
By Jonathan Baer with Dominion Group Properties

5 Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before Buying Your First Home

We know that the home buying process is daunting, and it might seem like you have a million tasks on your plate. Everyone is giving you advice, but what should you really spend your time on.
By Bev Curtis with Bev & Co.- House of Brokers Realty, Inc.

5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home

    In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving...
By Cindy Selkow with Charles Rutenberg Realty

5 Step Strategy for Downsizing Your Home

  In our “bigger is better” culture, there’s an expectation that each home should be larger and grander than the last. But life changes like divorce, kids leaving for college,...
By Dana Winsett, PA with Charles Rutenberg Realty

Ask Your Realtor!

Hi everyone! I'm starting a blog where I will answer questions related to real estate! Anything from inpsections, mortgages, buying or selling, etc. Maybe even a little home remodeling! Every week...
By Kelly Shinabargar with MBA Real Estate Services

Hello August!!!

Hello August!  Whether it's excitement about the upcoming 36th annual Summerfest (August 23 & 24), or your kids going back to school, August is a busy time in our lives.  Homeland Realty...
By Homeland Realty Group with Homeland Realty Group

What Agents Do - and Why Larry Fitzgerald Has One

There's a cat in the neighborhood that Oscar wishes to meet. Oscar being a dog and the cat being, well, a cat, I’m not entirely convinced it’s a good idea. Fortunately, he has a good agent.
By Jo Sparkes
12 Aug

Riverside Market Statistics as of April 2019

By Larry Falk with Allison James of California Inc (CalBRE # 01885684)

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down

  The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief...
By Amber Lott with L&E Properties

"Look Mom! No Driver!" Driverless vehicle testing begins in Auburndale

The completion of the 2.25 autonomous vehicle test track at SunTrax in Auburndale is just the beginning! Read the full article on what is to come from the June 3, 2019 The Ledger article written...
By Holly McCann with Xcellence Realty

American Confidence in Housing at an All-Time High

Fannie Mae just released the July edition of their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). The HPSI takes information regarding consumers’ confidence in the real estate market from Fannie...
By Tim Helton with Welton Realty

Appraisals Explained

Appraisals are one of the most confusing aspects of buying or selling real estate for the consumer. When a buyer and seller agree on a sales price, it can be frustrating to hear that the appraisal came...
By Emily Pigman with Keller Williams Realty Westside