Low mortgage rates could mean another hot winter...
by TRD Staff on 2020-01-26 at 9:00 AM
Homebuyers and sellers are getting an early start to the spring housing market. Between 2015 and 2018, April was the hottest month of the year on Realtor.com, but January was the hottest in several markets across the country last year, according to a report by NBC. Mortgage rates have fallen a full percentage point since October 2018 to around 3.7 percent, so there could be a repeat of last year. […]
Mysterious billionaire who bought $262M London...
by TRD Staff on 2020-01-25 at 4:00 PM
There isn’t much known about the man behind the rumored $262 million purchase of a 45-room mansion overlooking Hyde Park in London, other than he loves shattering real estate records. In fact, there’s more public information about Cheung Chung Kiu’s real estate dealings than just about any other part of his life, according to Bloomberg. He set a new price record in Hong Kong in […]
Welcome to affordable San Francisco! Here is your...
by TRD Staff on 2020-01-25 at 2:00 PM
A Kansas developer has a concept for below-market-rate housing in San Francisco, but it isn’t exactly pretty. Helsey Holdings wants to build two apartment buildings with 200-square-foot micro-apartments asking $2,000-per-month and 88 basement “sleeping pods” starting at around $1,000-per-month, according to Fast Company. For context, a one-bedroom unit in San Francisco costs on […]
2020 Homebuying Checklist
by Caety James on 2020-01-24 at 6:00 AM
Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the homebuying steps specific to your area. […]
The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream...
by Caety James on 2020-01-23 at 6:00 AM
The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale. Price appreciation is accelerating again because there is a shortage of homes available for sale. First-time buyers are taking longer to purchase a home because there is a shortage of homes available for sale […]
How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020
by Caety James on 2020-01-22 at 6:00 AM
Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home. Here’s some more good news: mortgage rates are expected to remain low throughout 2020 at […]
Staten Island Home of the Week: California-style...
on 2020-01-26 at 8:05 AM
Staten Island Home of the Week: California-style ranch, Huguenot, $1.2M SILive.com […]
Reading-Berks Association of Realtors honors...
on 2020-01-26 at 5:30 AM
Reading-Berks Association of Realtors honors volunteers, affiliates, others Reading Eag […]
Mediterranean-Inspired Mansion On Miami Beach...
on 2020-01-26 at 3:04 AM
Mediterranean-Inspired Mansion On Miami Beach Touches All Senses Miami, FL Patc […]