NBA legend Larry Bird is selling his home in Naples, Fla., for $US4.8 million, according to Busted Coverage. As Indiana Pacers president, Bird said he won’t have enough time to enjoy his bay-front home. The house has four bedrooms and six bathrooms to go along with a huge balcony, pool, […]
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/sets/72157629988382829/”] Canada continues to report disturbing stats about its housing market.December’s home sales in the two hottest Canadian housing markets indicate that a large crisis may be looming up north.
[credit provider=”(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) “] It happens all the time. Sue hears that a friend of a friend, Bob, is looking to buy a place. Turns out, Sue is looking to sell her home. Or a guest in someone’s one-of-a-kind home tells the owners they’d love to buy […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Randy OHC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mariya_umama_wethemba_monastery/788213562/”] People have tried crazy things to sell a house: throwing in a $1,000 bar tab with the home purchase, filming YouTube spoofs of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” and advertising a cheating husband’s affair.But some use a much simpler tactic to get a home sold: […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / Revolt! Puppy” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/revoltpuppy/2147266891/”] Rarely is it possible to close on the home you’re selling and the one you’re buying in the same day.To bridge the awkward few days that often lapse between closings—and avoid the cost of moving twice—many sellers ask for the right to remain in […]
[credit provider=”Ibidacent.com” url=”http://ibidacent.com/Pictures.html”] A real estate investor from Phoenix, Ariz. is trying for the second time to auction off his 4-bedroom abode for just $0.01 per bid.As ABC News reported, Talbot took his first stab at an auction in mid-March. At the time he was selling bid packets from $60 to $6,000, but […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / jdnx” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/danramarch/2870928217/in/photostream/”] We’ve heard for a while that home buyers are fleeing the suburbs to move closer downtown and ditch their gas-guzzling cars. But not everyone agrees with the back-to-city trend. Peter Linneman of the American Land Fund tells Atlantic Cities:
[credit provider=”Flickr / dkshots ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkshots/5331436570/in/photostream/”] If the StreetEasy forums are any indication, the NYC real estate market is not only entering its springtime boom, but some sellers are said to be acting like they have the upper hand…so-called buyers’ market be damned. “This past week I’ve been in slow negotiations (via our agents) […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / chloeloe” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chloeloe/2976096197/in/photostream/”] Last week, I conducted an informal survey of home stagers from the US and Canada on what they are tired of seeing in homes to be staged. The responses were varied, but the issue below are the ones that bubbled to the top.
[credit provider=”Flickr / skrobotic” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/skrobotic/415791595/”] You have a dated kitchen and you need to fix it up in order to sell your home, but you find yourself short of the typical $30-40K for a full upgrade. What do you do?
[credit provider=”Flickr / tsakshaug” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tsakshaug/3871203139/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Like many people, you probably have a deep emotional connection to your home.Your kids grew up in your house; you can still see the pencil marks you made on the door frame marking their growth.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Chad Jones” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/remaxgoldcoastmedia/1205651843/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] This is a question that I hear frequently from those considering selling their home: “What happens when I work with a stager?”Although many people are now familiar with what home stagers do, there are still plenty of people who don’t know what home staging is, how […]
[credit provider=”Miller Samuel Inc.” url=”http://matrix.millersamuel.com/?p=12499″] I got a call from the New York Times recently in response to a Redfin study looking at the best time to list a house. Their conclusion seemed to be different than my experience in the NYC metro area, Washington, DC, Baltimore and Miami, all housing markets I have […]
[credit provider=”via HeliMalibu” url=”http://helimalibu.com/services/”] This aerial drone isn’t a new piece of military technology–it’s a piece of equipment being used by high-end realtors to sell luxury homes without much curb appeal, according to the Hollywood Reporter’s Daniel Miller.The drone, essentially a remote-control helicopter with a camera attached, is being used […]
There’s no better time to make home improvements than now, as the beautiful Georgetown Building you’re about to see proves. “When the economy comes back, prices are going to skyrocket,” said Toffey Reyes, who’s been in commercial real estate for over 25 years and is the executive director of Orange […]
[credit provider=”Casey Serin” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sercasey/248457195/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] As the holidays approach, I’m always asked the same questions:1. Should we keep our property on the real estate market or take it off?
With winter lurking around the bend, you’re probably anticipating a hike in your utility bill.