Category Archives: Real Estate News

5 Root Causes for U.S.’s Depressed Homeownership Rate: New Study

BERKELEY, Calif., (June 9, 2017) – Despite steadily improving local job markets and historically low mortgage rates, the U.S. homeownership rate is stuck near a 50-year low because of a perverse mix of affordability challenges, student loan debt, tight credit conditions and housing supply shortages. That’s according to findings of a new white paper titled,…
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Don’t Let Clogged Gutters Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around 7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction As a homeowner, you undoubtedly understand just how important home maintenance […] The post Don’t Let Clogged Gutters Wreak Havoc on Your Home appeared first on RISMedia .
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Why buying a condo at 29 was a financial windfall

Buying a home is often the biggest purchase you'll make -- especially when you're young. But for some, the investment turns into quite the financial windfall. Source: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_realestate/~3/2RyZ_nkInrw/index.html
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Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly Selling your home can be an exhausting, overwhelming process, and it is even […] The post Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around appeared first on RISMedia .
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Here’s how long it takes to save for a down payment

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle Millennials face when it comes to buying a home. And in some major cities, it will take at least a decade to save enough to put 20% down. Source: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/money_realestate/~3/iKKLMZ90VGk/index.html
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6 Ways to Keep Your Appliances and HVAC Running Strong This Summer

Most people enjoy summertime, but it can take a toll on home appliances. With kids out of school, families typically use them more frequently and the heat and humidity forces them to work harder and longer. Extreme heat, summer storms and power outages can also damage appliances. All these factors can spell trouble if you’re […] The post 6 Ways to Keep Your Appliances and HVAC Running Strong This Summer appeared first on RISMedia .
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How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: SURVEY: Zillow Instant Offers Creates Industry Firestorm—Take the Survey and Tell Us Where You Stand Building Stronger Client Relationships: 5 Ways to Get Social With It 6 Easy DIY Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value Decorating […] The post How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly appeared first on RISMedia .
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