Various marketing methods of a home have substantially increased since the emergence of the Internet.
The Biggert Waters Insurance Reform act of 2012 is triggering flood rate increases that will greatly affect property values for the next few of years.
Mortgage interest rates are near unchanged today after the biggest one day rally since August of 2011.
A good rule of thumb for real estate practitioners is that marketing budgets should equal about 10 percent of their commission income, says Jerry Rossi, e-PRO®, GRI, author of Dog Eat Dog & Vice Versa: 9 Secrets to Put the Bite Into Your Marketing (Charter Publishing, 2006).
In June, the Federal Reserve confirmed that as the economy continued to improve, it would begin to wind down its purchase of mortgage-backed securities, a program designed to support the housing market by keeping mortgage interest rates very low.
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With mortgage rates likely to approach 5 percent next year, normalized underwriting standards are crucial.
Before you show your home to any potential buyer, you want to make sure the staging is perfect.
For those consumers and buyers who may not be familiar with land surveys and elevation certificates, deciding whether or not to purchase one at settlement can be daunting.