No matter the size of house, buyers put a lot of importance on a bathroom. It’s a very personal space that needs create a sense of invitation, not intrusion. Think of a high-end hotel or spa. Whether or not your finishes are expensive, you can create a move-in-ready appeal. Continue reading 12 bathroom staging essentials for maximum appeal
Redefy housing news 9-26-2016
This week in housing news you can use, the Fed wrestles with rates, millennials find value in co-housing, and barges may solve some housing shortages. Continue reading The Fed, Communes and Barges
This week in housing news you can use, developers are looking up, mortgage rates dodge bullets, investors look at student housing, flat fee real estate gets recognized and houses are designed for divorce.
When you sell your home, one of the catch phrases you’ll hear is “curb appeal”. Your home’s exterior and landscaping represent the “first impression” for potential buyers. But curb appeal done right has more benefits than you think.
Mortgage rates are expected to go down this first quarter of 2016. Although the Federal Reserve raised rates in December, markets continue to reflect reduced rates for 15- and 30-year mortgages, according to CNN Money.
by Kathryn Vasel
CNNMoney (New York)
“This is evidence that the Federal Reserve isn’t the sole determinant of U.S. mortgage rates,” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.
The 30-year mortgage rate fell to 3.79%, the fourth straight week of declines, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago, the rate averaged 3.66%.
The rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage also dropped to 3.07%.
Continue reading Mortgage Rates Going Down