Tag: News

Nov 17

Where You Can Find the Cheapest Mansions

Where You Can Find the Cheapest Mansions

Where You Can Find the Cheapest Mansions For home shoppers looking to live in a mansion, they’ll find their money stretches the most in Arkansas. Home shoppers pay a median of $63 per square foot in the state, and the median cost of an 8,000-square-foot mansion is $504,000. Consumers who like big homes will find that …

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Nov 16

Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Rural Areas

Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Rural Areas

Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Rural Areas   Working families in rural areas looking for a home are finding it’s not a lack of inventory that is a challenge, but being able to afford what is available. A new study found that rural areas, particularly those in second-home or retiree havens, lack enough affordable and adequate …

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Nov 15

Facebook Makes Big Push Into Rental Listings

Facebook Makes Big Push Into Rental Listings

Facebook Makes Big Push Into Rental Listings   Facebook plans to significantly expand its rental real estate listings section in its Marketplace as it attempts to better compete against Craigslist, eBay, and other e-commerce platforms. Currently, Facebook allows individual homeowners to list their homes for sale on the Marketplace. But Facebook now seeks to beef …

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Nov 14

Buyers Want ‘Sold’ Photo Shoot After Closing

Buyers Want ‘Sold’ Photo Shoot After Closing

Buyers Want ‘Sold’ Photo Shoot After Closing Instead of popping the champagne after your clients officially become new homeowners, how about setting up a photo shoot to help them document the occasion? First-time buyers are showing greater interest in sharing their status as new homeowners with their peers online, so many real estate pros are …

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Nov 13

Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls

Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls

Glitch in Messaging Apps May Expose Calls A glitch in nearly 700 iOS and Android apps could expose your private messages and calls. Appthority, a mobile threat protection firm, discovered the flaw in the development of apps often used for communications by businesses. It published a report on its findings Thursday. The firm believes up …

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Nov 09

Twitter Officially Doubles Its Character Count

Twitter Officially Doubles Its Character Count

Twitter Officially Doubles Its Character Count Twitter’s approximately 330 million users can now send tweets on that are up to 280 characters in length, Twitter announced Tuesday. That is double its previous limit of 140 characters. In September, Twitter tested longer tweets on a small group of users. The company says they found those with …

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Nov 08

Investors Eye Parking Spaces for Bigger Profit

Investors Eye Parking Spaces for Bigger Profit

Investors Eye Parking Spaces for Bigger Profit Real estate investors are utilizing parking spaces as lucrative investments in some major metros across the country. Buying up individual parking spaces is garnering greater interest among small investors who are looking for a low-maintenance investment with potentially big profits, The New York Times reports. For investors, parking spaces can …

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Nov 06

A home for sale at 25 Calabrese Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 25 Calabrese Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 25 Calabrese Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County Cell Number: (610) 659-3999 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Direct Number: (610) 353-5366 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Fax: (610) 771-4480 Email: anthony@anthonydidonato.com Call me for info on this home for sale at 25 Calabrese Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware …

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Nov 06

Mortgage Rates Mostly Flat This Week

Mortgage Rates Mostly Flat This Week

Mortgage Rates Mostly Flat This Week   Mortgage rates mostly held steady this week after posting a sizable jump last week. “Following a strong surge last week, rates held relatively flat this week,” says Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “The 30-year mortgage rate remained unchanged at 3.94 percent, while the 10-year Treasury yield dipped …

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Nov 03

Tax Reform Bill Would Cap MID for New Mortgages

Tax Reform Bill Would Cap MID for New Mortgages

Tax Reform Bill Would Cap MID for New Mortgages The Republican leadership in the House has released its long-awaited bill to reform the nation’s tax code, and it raises significant concerns for middle-class homeowners because of limits on the mortgage interest deduction and the deductions for property taxes and state and local taxes. “This legislation …

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Nov 02

Seller Negotiation Tactics That Can Backfire

Seller Negotiation Tactics That Can Backfire

Seller Negotiation Tactics That Can Backfire Homeowners should not become overconfident in a seller’s market, or they might end up sabotaging their sale. Realtor.com® recently featured common home seller negotiation tactics that can backfire, including: Starting a bidding war. “If mishandled, people may assume the worst, and the best offer may walk away,” Sep Niakan, broker-owner …

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Nov 01

5 Horrors at Home Showings

5 Horrors at Home Showings

5 Horrors at Home Showings   From the artwork to the odor, your listing may be inadvertently giving buyers the creeps. Realtor.com® recently interviewed real estate professionals about the items that have scared off their buyers the most during showings. Here are the top five spooks. Doors with too many locks. If the doors have …

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