7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Neighborhood

When you’re looking for a place to live, there are the usual things that you have to consider: price and payment scheme, the quality of the house or building, and even the floor plan and dimensions. But you shouldn’t forget to consider the neighborhood as well. In fact, research has shown that the neighborhood vibe

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Profiting in Real Estate in the New Normal

A catch phrase that has become common in the real estate industry describes today’s environment as the “New Normal”. While it’s true that today’s situation is different than it was back in 2005, 2006, 2007, and even the big changes that came in 2008, the old saying that “the more things change, the more they

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What’s in Store for Fort Collins Real Estate Market in 2014?

With the New Year just around the corner, I will attempt to speculate about the upcoming twelve months for Fort Collins real estate market by evaluating the current year and its trends. Wow! – 2013 just passed by in a flash! Who would’ve thought this year would bring so much movement in the real estate

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InterRent Makes $18.3 Million Invesments in Ottawa Properties

InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust has announced its intention to invest in the Canadian property market as it agreed to acquire two properties in Ottawa’s west end. The value of this deal involving two ideally located properties is of $18,350,000. The acquisitions are to be financed through CMHC insured first mortgages. Situated in the Crystal Beach neighborhood,

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Survey Shows Growing Optimism about Home Prices among UK Homeowners

The majority of UK homeowners things residential real estate prices will go up in 2013, as shown by the latest House Price Sentiment Index from property consultants Knight Frank and economics consultancy Markit, an index considered one of the most accurate in predicting house price trends.

Condos Pique the Interest of Investors and Developers Once More

For some cautiously, for others at full speed, condominiums are making a comeback in US urban markets as buying is once again more attractive than renting. Investors and big developers turn their interest to residential condos, as apartment rents go up and the real estate market slowly recovers.

TAG Acquires German Real Estate Firm TLG in EUR 471 Million Deal

TAG Immobilien has acquired the residential branch of state-owned real estate firm TLG after winning a bid that will require a EUR 471 million investment. The sum to be paid as part of this deal, the biggest in the German property sector for 2012, also includes TLG’s outstanding debt. TAG was one of the favorites

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Slow Yet Steady Upswing for Australian Real Estate Expected

According to the 25th Australian Property Directions Survey for September 2012, recently issued by API, the market is showing clear signs of recovery, which the institute’s specialists have labeled “a slow but steady upswing.” The situation

PropertyAuction.com Releases Survey Results of Annual Real Estate Auction Industry

PropertyAuction.com, a niche marketing website dedicated exclusively to real estate auctions, has just announced results of its survey on the Real Estate Auction trends for 2011, and expectations for this year.

Long & Foster‘s Devon Office Ends Year on a High Note

Long & Foster’s Devon sales office had a fantastic end to 2011 finishing number one in the Philadelphia region for sales volumes during December. The office also took the number one spot for the region for the entire year.

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