David Ray

About David Ray

David provides viable solutions for sellers, buyers, real estate agents and investors. His areas of expertise include residential, commercial, business and land development. The latest solution is helping sellers with "dated" houses renovate the property for zero cost. Through this solution the seller, the buyer and the community all benefit. After each project is completed, he helps provide thousands of meals to the local food bank.

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4 Design Rules Every Modernist Should Live By

Furnishings mogul Holly Hunt’s Chicago apartment is a lesson in contemporary style Text by Jennifer Fernandez – Photography by Pieter Estersohn – Posted April 8, 2016   It only takes one look at Holly Hunt’s home on Chicago’s Gold Coast to know that the furnishings mogul is a modernist at heart. After a gut renovation […]

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Zoning Laws Hold Back Multi-Gen Housing

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, March 16, 2016   Builders say city ordinances nationwide are preventing them from constructing multigenerational housing — an increasingly popular option as more American families are living under one roof — and a shortage of this type of housing is growing. Under One Roof Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend? […]

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Realtor Survey: Millenials Are No Longer A Renter Generation

Homebuying trend belies conventional wisdom September 24, 2015 Trey Garrison 5 Comments KEYWORDS buying a home getting a mortgage Housing demand Millenials Realtor.com Homebuying trends in 2015 are undermining the image of the Millennials as a generation of renters. realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke has argued for some time now that Millennials are not different […]

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Median Home Price Tops $1 Million Here

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016   Home prices were on the rise in 83 percent of the metros across the country in the second quarter compared to a year earlier, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Read more: Home Sales Up as First-Time Buyers Re-Emerge Most notable was San Jose, […]

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SEC Raises Limits for Investment

Gene Trowbridge of Trowbridge Taylor Sidoti LLC explains how real estate crowdfunding may change with the new rules. May 2015 | By Mariwyn Evans Real estate crowdfunding boomed in 2014. Now, new SEC rules for Title IV of the JOBS Act have made crowdfunding even more attractive to real estate deal sponsors. Gene Trowbridge, CCIM, […]

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Small Homes ‘Granny Flats’ Meet Some Resistance

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016   Small homes built in home owners backyards for aging parents or as rentals – often dubbed “granny flats” – are facing an increasing number of lawsuits in some cities. Multi-Gen Living: What to Know Help Clients Find a Home for Life Must-Have Design for Multigenerational […]

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17 of the coolest office spaces around the world

  Chris Weller, Tech Insider Aug. 3, 2016, 10:30 AM   Our homes are tricked out with comfortable furniture, stylish decor, and the latest technology — shouldn’t our work spaces be equally awesome? From the indoor lawns at Japanese ad agency TBWA to the bright blue slide at footwear company Toms, the coolest office spaces […]

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Home Owners Say if They Had to They’d Cut Housing Costs By …

If faced with an unexpected financial burden, the majority of home owners say they’d reduce their housing costs by downsizing, according to a survey conducted by Trulia of more than 2,000 Americans. The survey sought to find out what home owners would do with their homes if faced with a major financial hardship – such […]

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Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend?

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The recession set off a new wave of multigenerational households, which began to increase in late 2007. Fewer new households were created as more people doubled up to ride through economic hard times. College grads moved back home, and aging parents moved in with family. But […]

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12 Modern Home Exteriors from the AD Archives

Sleek and inventive, these modern residences redefine home Text by Colleen Egan Posted August 6, 2016     It’s not hard to appreciate modern homes. They give off a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind vibe that design lovers can’t seem to get enough of. Clean lines and industrial-style materials are the typical characteristics of contemporary design, but it’s […]

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