Survey: Cell Towers & Antennas Make Homes Less Desirable



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An overwhelming 94 percent of home buyers and renters surveyed by the NISLAPP say they are less interested and would pay less for a property located near a cell tower or antenna.

New Home Sales Plummet by 8.1 Percent



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Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 8.1 percent in June, the largest decline since July 2013, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

Is It Better To Rent or Buy In Memphis



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Lifestyle and finances play important roles in making a decision between buying or renting a home to live in. Without a doubt, home ownership has pros and cons. One of the more important cons that first time buyers often overlook is that ownership is much more complicated both in the process of buying a house […]

Is That Mortgage Quote Higher Than Expected?



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If you’ve recently applied for a mortgage then you might’ve noticed the rates and fees came out higher than advertised. If this is the case then it could be due to several different factors that you may not be aware of, and which can increase the overall cost of the mortgage. An article in aol.com […]

Finding Out What’s Really Important in a Home



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Buying a home can take a few short months or even years to complete, particularly when it is your first home. An article in AOL.com points out that your criteria will probably change along the way, but it does pay to think about what’s important to you in a property before you really start searching. […]

Senior Housing Continues to Evolve



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Baby boomers are doing it one more time – changing the landscape of society. As the 77 million boomers move into retirement, it’s no longer your grandfathers’ retirement community. Today’s seniors are more diversified and more active. They continue to be active both physically and mentally. Beyond Bingo Senior communities are being forced to move […]

Housing Inventory Distorted by ‘Pocket Listings’



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While the number of homes for sale nationwide is showing signs of inching up, inventories still remain constrained in many housing markets across the country.

Investing in Brownfield Properties



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Commercial real estate investors should consider investing in brownfield properties – previously developed commercial real estate that is currently not in use or severely underused.

Home Sales Rise for Fourth Consecutive Month



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A recent RE/MAX National Housing Report shows home sales in June were higher than sales for the previous month. This is the fourth consecutive month of increases. According to the article in RISMedia, closed transactions for June were 4.5% higher than for the previous month, but were 1.95% lower than transactions for June last year. […]

Security is the Biggest Must-Have for Smart Homes



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When it comes to smart homes, consumers are more interested in their security features than the gadgets that control the homes’ appliances.