Realtors Market Minute Oct 15 2020

The macroeconomic data is encouraging as businesses report stronger results and increased optimism. The labor markets continue to heal as well, albeit at a slower pace. C.A.R. also released its…

Realtors Market Minute October 8 2020

The economic and market data for this week continues to paint a picture of an economy that is recovering, albeit at a slower pace than during the initial phase of…

Home Warranty

What a New-Home Warranty Really Covers

Source: “What a Builder Warranty Covers on New Construction (and What You’re on the Hook for Yourself,” realtor.com®   A new home will often come with a warranty from the…

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Homes

Source: “New Zealand Passes Ban on Foreign Homebuyers Into Law,” Reuters Lawmakers in New Zealand are hoping to combat soaring home prices and rising homelessness by banning nonresident foreigners from…

The Shortcomings of Preapprovals

Source: Tim Malburg, president of Wilton, Conn.-based Capstone Mortgage Company It’s common advice for buyers to obtain a mortgage preapproval letter from a lender before going out with a real…

Watering Grass

When and How Much Should You Water Your Lawn?

July 3 2018  Source: “How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong,” realtor.com®   For green, vibrant grass, it is essential for homeowners to…

Flooded road

House Passes 5-Year Flood Insurance Extension

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 15, 2017 The House passed legislation Tuesday to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five years, which would include reforms. But because…

5 Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 01, 2017 Your clients may be able to shave up to 30 percent off their energy bills this fall by conducting appropriate preparation…