3 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/elyrazin/2018/01/17/3-commercial-real-estate-trends-to-watch-in-2018/#77b27302612e


Posted on January 28, 2018 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Market Forecast |

Watch for These Open House Red Flags

How fast can you pick out signs of deferred maintenance in a listing? Realtor.com® recently spotlighted several red flags to watch for at an open house:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/04/12/watch-for-these-open-house-red-flags


Posted on April 12, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Buying |

Mortgage Rates Are Mostly in Holding Pattern

Mortgage rates continue to defy expectations, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate barely budging for the fourth consecutive week.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/02/24/mortgage-rates-are-mostly-in-holding-pattern?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BYsJfOB9YzaAeb&om_ntype=RMODaily


Posted on February 24, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Mortgages |

This Law Has Landlords Everywhere Worried

Portland, Ore., city council members want to put a stop to landlords sticking renters with higher rents.

Here’s what the new bill does: 


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/02/09/law-has-landlords-everywhere-worried#.WJzu2E0NXRI.linkedin


Posted on February 10, 2017 at 4:48 pm
Sarah Halton | Posted in Investment, Legislation |

Oregon and South West Washington Real Estate Market Update

By Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate


http://www.windermere.com/blogs/windermere/posts/oregon-and-south-west-washington-real-estate-market-update–4


Posted on February 9, 2017 at 9:09 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Local Real Estate Market Update |

6 Top Landscaping Trends for 2017

The National Association of Landscape Professionals released their list of the top trends to watch in landscapes this year:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/02/07/6-top-landscaping-trends-for-2017


Posted on February 7, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Design Savvy, Home Improvement Tips |

BUYER BEWARE: UNDERSTANDING PROPERTY DISCLOSURES

Buyer on the Offense: Various Issues to Consider when Purchasing a Property.


https://homebuying.realtor/content/buyer-beware-understanding-property-disclosures


Posted on February 6, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Buying |

Should You Pay Off A Mortgage Just Because You Can?

But is paying off your mortgage early always the best financial decision? 

Sometimes it is, but for some homeowners, keeping the mortgage yields even bigger benefits.


http://themortgagereports.com/24576/paying-off-a-mortgage-early-not-an-easy-decision


Posted on January 9, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Buying, Investment, Mortgages |

Cheat Sheet: Check These 9 Things to Prevent Home Buyer’s Remorse

Here are nine things that home buyers often forget to check that can cause massive headaches—and costly expenses—down the line.


http://www.realtor.com/advice/buy/buyers-remorse/?identityID=54e70a530838e61c4a000008&MID=2016_1202_WeeklyNL&RID=2884921682&cid=eml-2016-1202-WeeklyNL-blog_8_buyersremorse-blogs_buy


Posted on December 3, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Buying |

Kitchen Features Buyers Will Pay More For

So which kitchen features could possibly add the most value to a home?


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/11/29/kitchen-features-buyers-will-pay-more-for?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BYPeHMB9VrolkF&om_ntype=RMODaily


Posted on November 29, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Posted in Home Improvement Tips, Selling |