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Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Homebuilder Lennar reported sales and profits that topped forecasts and indicated there is still healthy demand for new homes despite rising mortgage rates. [...]
Tue, Jun 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Rent prices in Manhattan are slowing down and landlords are offering concessions as inventory on the island grows. [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The hottest markets are in the West, and it's creating an affordability issue. [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018, Continue reading at the source
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Tue, Jun 05, 2018, Continue reading at the source
When you don't know what you can afford and don't have a plan, it's easy to be taken advantage of at your local car dealership—but you're not going to be their next mark. Now, by following these rules, you're going to be a savvy buyer who gets what you want [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Over the years, I've borrowed at least 50 mortgages, and not all of them were acquired from traditional lenders. There are other options out there. View the full article: 5 Ways to Land Financing After the Traditional Bank Cuts You Off on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
You might be The Helper if your favorite transactions are the ones where you connect with the seller's story and are grateful to provide relief to their situation. Maybe death, divorce, or illness put the seller in the tight spot, but your investment gave them the cash to better their [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Fear of lawsuits is not something that should stop you from investing in real estate. There are things you can do to protect yourself from these negligence and liability suits, and when you are just starting out, those things need not be very expensive or complicated. View the full article: 6 [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
baby-boomers
This group has been a background thought as a renter demographic. As a buyer, I believe this has left opportunity in the market that others are missing. View the full article: This Massive Demographic Will Become Hungry for Rentals Within 5 Years on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018, Continue reading at the source
When you're watching a sophisticated underwater predator stalking its unsuspecting prey from the safety of your living room couch, it can be riveting on a standard TV. When you're watching the same dramatic nature scene play out in high-def, with stadium seating and surround sound, you might as well... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
It's easy to feel right at home in farmhouse style, no matter where you live. The combination of warm wood and homey antiques with fresh paint colors, simple lines and industrial lighting features hits it just right for creating a welcoming home.To embrace farmhouse style on your porch or entryway,... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
It's easy to feel right at home in farmhouse style, no matter where you live. The combination of warm wood and homey antiques with fresh paint colors, simple lines and industrial lighting features hits it just right for creating a welcoming home.To embrace farmhouse style on your porch or entryway,... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Orioles began to cut ties with veteran right-hander Chris Tillman, designating him for assignment Friday as the end of his minor-league rehab window expired. Tillman, who was re-signed as a free agent in the offseason in hopes he would rebuild from a disastrous 2017 season, struggled even more... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
For all the talk of philosophy shifts and rebuilds, all many Orioles fans care about is when the five minor leaguers acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers for All-Star shortstop Manny Machado might make it to the majors. Prospects are fun, but big leaguers helping contribute to a winning baseball... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Baltimore police are investigating the death of a 1½-year-old boy in Northwest Baltimore's West Forest Park neighborhood. At about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a report of an unresponsive child at the 2800 block of Forest Glen Road, according to police. Officers found the boy, Zaray... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Democrat Ben Jealous said Friday he will participate in five debates as he seeks to become Maryland's next governor. But Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he'll attend just two of the events. Jealous, the former NAACP president, said he will participate in three television debates, one radio forum... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Rescue units including dive teams pulled one person from the water near the first boat ramp at Liberty Reservoir after a vehicle was found in the water Friday afternoon. Bruce Bouch, spokesperson for the Gamber volunteer fire company, said one person was brought to the shore and was being treated... [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
STYLED. STAGED. SOLD.
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Home buyers love kitchen islands. It's become a gathering spot for not just cooking but also eating, working, and socializing. As the island continues to gain stature in kitchens, homeowners are finding ways to spotlight it with contrasting shades or even different countertops to make [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Home stager: Libby Paulson with Preferred Staging The home: Paulson staged this remodeled, single-family country estate in Gaithersburg, Md., which featured cathedral ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, formal living and dining room, two staircases, and a walkout basement with full kitchen and bath. The home is listed at $709,500. Photo [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Article Submitted by Fixr.com Whether you're selling your own home or staging a home for your seller, paying attention to industry trends can go a long way toward ensuring a fast and successful sale. Each year, Fixr—a company that creates remodeling cost guides–polls industry influencers to find out what the top trends [...]
Mon, Jul 02, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine We've seen brass fixtures gradually coming back over the last few years, and the trend is only getting bigger. Golden brass tones can warm up some of your décor. However, after being inundated with silver finishes–like chrome and stainless steel–over the last few years, some still [...]
Mon, Jun 25, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The front porch is making a comeback. More builders are adding them back into new home designs too. The front porch was once a mainstay in home designs in the early 1900s. But over the years it has gotten swapped out for those street-facing garages. Also, [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018, Continue reading at the source
ECONOMISTS OUTLOOK
Every month NAR produces existing-home sales, median sales prices and inventory figures. The data is released with a one-month lag (so the May data is released in June) and is reported on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate. We also provide a perspective of the market relative to the same month [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018, Continue reading at the source
At the national level, housing affordability is down from last month and down from a year ago. Mortgage rates rose to 4.71 percent this May, up 17.5 percent compared to 4.01 percent a year ago. Housing affordability declined from a year ago in May moving the index down 10.2 percent from [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Some homeowners opt to sell their residence without a real estate agent to get around paying a commission and make more of the profit. Forty-three percent of people (down from 48 percent last year) who sell without a real estate agent think that if they sell themselves, they'll end up [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018, Continue reading at the source
More contracts are being settled on time, according to a survey of REALTORS® in the May 2018 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. The monthly survey asks REALTOR® respondents: “Think of your most recent sales contract in the past 3 months that was either closed or terminated. Please explain how [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018, Continue reading at the source
By Bronwen Leibe Hi there! I am this summer's research intern here at NAR! I attend the University of Maryland (go Terps!) where I am studying economics and history. I have been working on a few interesting reports and learning a great deal about real estate! Currently, I am updating the [...]
Thu, Jul 05, 2018, Continue reading at the source
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Wed, Jul 11, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Let's just say you ran across this deal and would like to wholesale it or flip it to a rehab investor. My guess is that you're not a realtor. And, not only are you probably not a realtor, but you probably do not have access to the MLS. [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018, Continue reading at the source
If you want to attract the best tenants possible, then you have to make yourself attractive to the best of the best. People do look at the behaviors of landlords and avoid certain red flags. Even if you're a great landlord, if you do one of these things, it might [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Last week I received a request on Facebook asking for help getting started with Rehab Investing. Also commonly known as Fix & Flip investing, it is such a well covered subject on REIClub.com – we have over 31 FREE real estate investing training videos, 44 in dept training articles [...]
Mon, Jul 02, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Nothing is more annoying than having some dude see your ad somewhere, contact you and express interest in buying your property… and then turn out to be a fake. Happens all the time. Much more than it used to… Somehow, bird dogging someone's property has become very, very popular. [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Good afternoon all, I have a co-worker with a female tenant and her three children. They are a 1 year old Boy, a 2 year old Boy, and a Girl - 13 years old. The location is Olney, MD. They are living in the apartment with no furniture [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Investment Property4800 Block of Norwood Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207Asking Price: $110,000 (Or Best Offer)This 6 bedroom, 1 1/2 bathroom, 2300 sq ft property sits on a 1/4 acre lot on a quiet street in the Howard Park neighborhood of Baltimore City. It is an excellent opportunity for the right investor. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Hey Landlords!! Check out our website at www.baltezhomes.com for property management, tenant placement, and/or eviction services. We specialize in renting apartments, single/multi-family, condos, home associations and/or commercial properties. We are also partnered with a licensed general contracting company if you purchased a property and need a light to [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018, Continue reading at the source
2900 Block of Yorkway Dundalk, Maryland 21222Asking: $119,999 or best offer3 Bed/2 Bath1,254 sq ftBuilt: 19443 StoriesLot size: 2,280 Turnkey rental ready property in Dundalk. All new stainless, granite and tile. 3 bed/2 bath. Finishing touches being applied currently. Lockbox on property for access. Parking in back.Rent Estimate: $1,400-$1,550Comps:2614 [...]
Sat, Jul 14, 2018, Continue reading at the source
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Anyone interested in a 3 bedroom 3 bath row home in the 1400 Block of North Broadway?Used to be zoned commercial and was changed over to residential recently. Or looking for a partner to rehab--preferably a contractor willing to do the work.Most recent comp sold in June 2018 for [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018, Continue reading at the source

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