InHance Interiors: A Look At a Design Olympian In the Making

A California design firm that began as a one-woman operation, becomes a design champion in LA. Bre Hance reminds us how Olympians are born.

Zillow: New construction to lag behind demand until 2022

While home values have recovered since the Great Recession and, in many cases, surpassed their pre-recession peaks, single-family home construction activity has continued to languish. The rate of new housing starts will likely remain below historic averages until 2022 or later, according to a panel of economists and real estate experts. The for-sale market has

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Building a New Home – 7 Things That Could Go Wrong

Are you shopping for a home to call your own? Most likely, you’re looking for your dream home that will last forever. But the results of your search have been short of impressive. You may start to realize how difficult it is finding a house the checks off all of your needs and wants. It

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What You Need to Know About Buying New Construction

New construction is appealing for many reasons. Two of which are undoubtedly the fact that the house is absolutely brand new and that you can customize as necessary to create a home of your dreams. Nonetheless buying new construction can be challenging, however, you will find some pointers to guide you through the new construction

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Builders are increasingly cutting prices on new homes

Home shoppers may be able to find a better deal on a new construction home than they could a year ago. A new Zillow analysis has found that price cuts were more common in the fourth quarter of 2018 than in the first quarter. Across the country, 25.1 percent of new construction homes had a

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Reasons Why Buyers Back Out of Deals

There are many reasons that buyers back out of a signed purchase agreement. Real estate contracts can be complicated. They can include many contingency clauses allowing both the buyer and seller to get out of the contract after it’s signed but before the deal closes. However, it’s the buyer that backs out of almost one

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Buyer Beware When Working Directly With a Builder, Part 2

The following information is based on an interview with Garrett Kenny, CEO of Century 21 Feltrim Real Estate in Central Florida. More information can be found on their website at http://c21feltrim.com/ Builders come in all shapes and sizes. Each builder has their own unique attributes that make them successful, one builder may be known for

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Buyer Beware When Working Directly With a Builder, Part 1

The following information is based on an interview with Garrett Kenny, CEO of Century 21 Feltrim Real Estate in Central Florida. More information can be found on their website at http://c21feltrim.com/ You walk in to a gorgeously staged model home presented by a builder and you are immediately overcome with the feeling of “Wow- I

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Last Month Saw Housing Starts Rise by 5.9%

Figures from the US Census Bureau and the HUD show that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of nationwide housing starts rose to 896,000 units in July. Multifamily construction increased compared to the previous month, while single-family construction declined slightly compared to June.

Average Canadian Home Prices 2% More Than a Year Ago

According to figures just released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), the average selling price of Canadian real estate increased slightly in February compared to a year earlier. The average price of a home sold in Canada last month was $372,763, which is 2% more than February 2011. The number of real estate sales

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