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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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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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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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Home Buyer Confidence on the Rise

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016 Home purchase sentiment reached an all-time survey high in July, an indication that Americans are feeling more upbeat about the housing market, according to Fannie Mae. Overall sentiment rose 3.3 points to a reading of 86.5. Each of the index’s six components– including selling outlook and […]

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5 Ways You Can Accidentally Lower Your Home’s Resale Value

Megan Elliott August 22, 2016 Home for sale | FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images) A home is the biggest purchase most people will ever make, and homeowners usually want to do whatever they can to protect the resale value of their property. After all, Americans see their homes not just as a place to lay their […]

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Freddie Mac Lowers Mortgage Rate Predictions

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Freddie Mac economists expect that home buyers and home owners will be able to take advantage of low mortgage rates for longer than they originally predicted. The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union – dubbed the Brexit vote – sent U.S. mortgage rates plummeting […]

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Convert Your Patio to Drip Irrigation

  With California facing its worst drought on record, water-wise gardening is now more important than ever. A surprisingly easy way to conserve water and save your garden is to install your own drip irrigation system. (Also, you can then tell your friends and family that you installed your own drip irrigation system, which sounds […]

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Fixer Upper’s Joanna Gaines Answers All Your Renovating Questions

AD asks expert renovator Joanna Gaines for advice on curb appeal, layout strategy, antique sourcing, and more. (Joanna Gaines, star of the HGTV series Fixer Upper.) If anyone knows renovating, it’s Joanna Gaines. As one half of the beloved HGTV show Fixer Upper http://www.hgtv.com/shows/fixer-upper, which she hosts with her husband Chip, Gaines has made a […]

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Tapping Creative Financing

After the prospective buyers were turned down for a loan, Rick Rosen revisited financing techniques he used to help buyers in the 1980s. October 2009 | By Michelle Hofmann Location: Shelby Township, Mich. Square footage: 2,000 Lot size: 1/4 acre Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Year built: 2006 Extras: Exterior brick veneer, two-car attached garage, and […]

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