Monthly Archives: October 2018

What Do Kids Think Real Estate Is?

Our video this Friday comes from YouTube and shows how funny kids can be without even meaning to!

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5 Markets Prime for Appreciation

  According to recent research, home prices across the country will continue to appreciate over the next 12 months by as much as 5%. States on the West Coast are expected to appreciate the most, with prices expected to rise

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HUD Give Out $47 Million Dollars Towards Housing Counseling

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has said it will grant $47 million towards providing housing counseling that will help over 1 million families find housing or avoid foreclosure. HUD-approved housing counselors do a lot to aid homebuyers,

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Land Value

Land Value is the value of a piece of property, calculated by taking into account both the value of the land itself and any improvements that have been made to it. Land value increases when demand for land exceeds the

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Trending – Porch Pirates

It is that time of year again, where the holidays are fast approaching and online shopping is ramping up. However, it is also when work schedules are in full swing and no one is home during the day to bring

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Ellen’s “Really Real” Real Estate Listings

This Friday’s fun video comes to you from the Ellen DeGeneres Show!

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What Makes a Great Real Estate Website?

A great website could be the key to more inbound leads for your business, but how do you design a good one from scratch? If you are completely new to the technological game, consulting a professional is probably your best

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Coldwell Banker Helps Put Over 20,000 Pets in Homes

In this day and age, pets are members of the family, and families and homes go hand in hand. Because of this, being considerate of pet-friendliness is one of the biggest priorities for realtors. Many real estate agencies are taking

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Trending – Cruise Ship Housing

Could a refurbished cruise ship be a good solution to increasing affordable housing? An official in Maine thinks it might be. Kenneth A. Capron, a non-profit director in Portland, Maine, has recently applied for a grant to find out how

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Gentrification

Gentrification occurs when a portion of a city that has typically been underdeveloped develops in a short period of time. This usually is a result of inflated home prices in other areas of the city, and can result in the

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