CBRE Americas Head of Research Spencer Levy discusses his outlook for real estate. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Real Estate Appraisal: What Appraisers Look At
Understanding what a real estate appraiser looks for during an appraisal can help you prepare for this required part of selling a home.
Before and After: A Full Kitchen Remodel
A full kitchen remodel including new flooring, cabinetry, tile, countertops, light fixtures and appliances transformed this outdated Austin, TX kitchen into a warm and classic design.
What's the Difference Between J.D. and Esq.?
When you're looking for an attorney, you may be confronted by a confusing slew of letters after someone's name, including
How Much Does It Cost to Refinish Hardwood Floors?
The cost to refinish wood floors depends on several factors, but the average professionally completed refinishing job costs $3.32 to $3.70 per square foot.
A Beginner’s Guide to Natural Stone Patios
Thinking about installing a patio? Check out these experts’ tips on selecting, installing and caring for stone
RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News
Wholesaling real estate is often a good entry point for new investors. When done right, investors never even own the real estate. They control it through a contract with an option to buy but not an obligation to buy. While it doesn’t take much cash to invest in wholesale real estate, it does take get …
Trees and Real Estate: How One Affects the Other
A recent study conducted by the National Association of REALTORS® found that many home shoppers consider the amount of trees on a property as a major selling point. In fact, 18 percent of repeat buyers and 25 percent of new buyers said that being on a wooded lot—or one with numerous trees—was important to them Additionally, 23 percent of recent buyers reported that being near a tree-lined park or recreational facilities was a deciding factor in their decision to buy in a particular community. This means that even if your home isn’t flush with trees, if the neighborhood is, it can go a long way toward helping your home sell faster. When it comes to trees, the benefits are numerous. Not only do they provide shade, they also look elegant and help set…
The Landlord's Guide to Dealing With Problematic Tenants
Problematic tenants are one of the biggest hurdles faced by investors or property managers. Here's the best way to handle them.
The Secret To Finding Real Estate Deals In A Hot Market
If you’re having difficulties with finding on-market deals at the price points that meet your investment goals, you aren’t alone. But there is a solution you may not have considered.