Would short interactive video clips set to music help you sell a house – or yourself? Facebook debuts its Instagram Reels this week – an attempt to compete with TikTok.
The index measuring attitudes about 55-plus communities jumped 27 points to 65, according to NAHB. The index has now returned to pre-pandemic levels.
- The housing market is forecasted to finish the year with growing strength.
- Historically low mortgage rates are creating great potential for homebuyers, and home sales are on the rise.
- If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, let’s connect to maximize your opportunity today.
REITs – which trade like stocks that invest in real estate – learned lessons and were preparing for a new recession. As a result, they avoided the worst of the downturn.
What goes on behind closed doors? 1 in 4 tenants makes holes in the wall, mainly from nails – and 13% secretly replace damaged furnishings, fixtures and fittings.
A bad time to sell? Well, no. It may not seem like it to those outside the real estate industry, but buyer demand continues to outstrip seller supply. And many people are stuck in the last recession, expecting home prices to drop – but that won’t happen anytime soon.
Previous owners allowed a disabled tenant to pay his rent after a disability check arrived, but a new owner refused. HUD calls it a “reasonable accommodation.”
Are you looking for out-of-the-box decorating ideas for your space? Below are a handful of interesting accent ideas to up the creativity of your interior design.Hanging accent lights. Caged, bubbled, modern, antique-there are myriad styles for hanging accent lights, which can be clustered, paired or used solo to fill up an empty corner or decorate a blank wall.Mantels. Who says a mantel should only sit above a fireplace? You can easily install a freestanding mantel to rest photos, art or your favorite books. Another trick? If your walls are dark, paint your mantel to match and your items will suddenly be floating.Dips. Dipped frames, art or even doors are all the rage right now. Imagine a series of white picture frames with their bottom dipped in gold. The best part? You can DIY these in a couple of hours; all you need is your item for dipping and your favorite shade of paint.Painted fireplace. Whether your fireplace is no longer active, or its only active for a few months a year, painting the inside a fun pop of color can add life to your space. Think a bright blue, merry orange or buttery yellow.Vertical garden art. That vertical garden is no longer reserved for your back patio. If you have a blank wall, hang a grid-style vertical garden and decorate it with cool succulents, your favorite herbs or a climbing vine.
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Federal Chair Powell said the ongoing pandemic threatens a modest rebound in early summer, and that the Fed will keep interest rates near zero well into the future.
People react differently to a stumbling economy and pandemic shutdown, but brokers can take steps to help their at-risk agents avoid burnout and stay involved.