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Life is good for U.S. home sellers

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  CNN Money / by Kathryn Vasel   @KathrynVasel  April 27, 2017: 9:29 AM ET Homeowners who sold in the first three months of this year saw an average price gain of $44,000 from purchase, according to a report from Attom Data Solutions released Thursday. That’s the highest gain since 2007. “I am guessing we will see it get even better before it gets worse,” said Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at Attom. “If you are considering moving this spring, it could be a really good time to sell.” Cities with robust local economies have seen strong price...

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This Italian village is offering $2,175 in cash and $50 rents if you move there

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source  Matthew Diebel , USATODAY  Published 10:13 a.m. ET May 10, 2017 | Updated 1:37 p.m. ET May 10, 2017 Has the razza del ratto (rat race) got you down? Is life too febbrile (hectic) where you live? But are you worried you don’t have enough contanti (cash) to live a more peaceful life? Then you might be interested in the Italian hillside village of Bormida, which is about to offer a payment of €2,000 ($2,175) and rents as low as $50 a month to reverse its declining population. Bormida, located in the mountainous Liguria region – Genoa, about 50 miles away, is the nearest big city...

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$850,000 homes in Indiana, Louisiana and California

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  New York Times Michigan City, Ind. WHAT A 2007 home with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms HOW MUCH $859,000 SIZE 2,325 square feet PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT $369 SETTING This low-slung house sits on a quiet lot about a mile from Lake Michigan and its beaches. It is about six miles from the center of Michigan City, which has a population of about 31,000 people and is currently undergoing a revitalization that includes the development of an arts district. It is about 70 miles east of Chicago. INDOORS Designed by the Chicago-based architecture firm Brininstool & Lynch, the...

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WSJ: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ Onetime Home Asks $9.75 Million

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A Washington, D.C., home that housed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the period shortly after the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, is listing for $9.75 million. Built in the 1790s, the roughly 7,000-square-foot Federal-style brick house has six bedrooms and staff quarters, according to listing agents Nancy Taylor Bubes and Jamie Peva of Washington Fine Properties. Its three stories can be accessed by an elevator, and a cupola at the top of the house offers views of the Potomac River. To view the entire article please click here >>>> Source:  Wall Street...

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CNN Money: Housing Market Hot Again

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Wage growth remains sluggish. The stock market continues to be volatile. Target, Macy’s and many other big retailers are struggling — and the recent spike in oil prices could further dent consumer spending.  But there is one part of the economy that is undeniably strong — the housing market. New home sales hit their highest level since 2008 in April. Yes, 2008. The year the housing market, Wall Street and the entire U.S. economy went to you know what in a hand basket. And home prices hit a record high. Big homebuilder stocks Pulte (PHM) and KB Home (KBH) both rallied on the...

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Facebook Marketing for Real Estate Agents

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

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