Internet Real Estate giant, Zillow recently launched its Rent Zesimates with estimated rent prices for 98 million homes. Along with rent prices, Zillow offers a low and high estimate, or range for which each property might rent for. Zillow’s goal is to arm prospective renters with more data and to give landlords a starting point […]
While existing-home sales rose again in January and are outpacing year-ago levels, we are still seeing a drop in home prices across much the country. Existing-home sales increased 2.7 percent in January and are 5.3 percent above January of 2010.
Propelled by the first-time homebuyers tax credit, nearly half of home sales are now being made by first-time purchasers, according to an industry report released Friday. In fact, 47% of all Americans who purchased homes this year had not owned one (more…)
Have you ever walked into someone’s home and you were just in awe. You probably thought, wow I’d love to be able to do that or I wish I could do that, or I’d love to have that. Home decorating tips can be fun and the changes in your home can leave you feeling victorious. […]
When you own a house, there may seem like a never-ending list of things you want to improve, whether cosmetic — like finally replacing peeling wallpaper or adding a splash of color with new paint — or more functional, as with more insulation in the attic, or a more efficient heating (more…)
A looming shift in Federal Reserve policy could send the 30-year fixed mortgage to 6% or higher, up from Monday’s rock-bottom rate of 5.02%. For all the hullaballoo about the stimulative impact of last week’s decision to extend the $8,000 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit and create (more…)
Which muckraking journalist observed that nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public? I may as well just tell you the answer, since chances are you can find it the way I did, in 10 seconds or less, with the help of a search engine on your phone (more…)