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Renovation Trends in 2023

March 29th, 2023

Renovation trends in 2023 comes from a study done by Houzz. This was a large survey of Houzz users - 46,118 people, which included 24,667 who are either currently renovating, planning to renovate in 2023, or did home renovations in 2022. Of those surveyed and did a home renovation in 2022, 61% said they plan [...]

How Much Will My Home Renovation Get Me in Return?

April 6th, 2018

How much will your home renovation get you in return? Well, it depends on what and how much you do. I realize that sounds as clear as mud. But based on a CNBC post, the answer varies depending on the situation. A survey was done by Remodeling magazine to determine what gave homeowners the best [...]

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers Renovate Their Homes Before Selling?

April 10th, 2017

Should Baltimore Baby Boomers renovate their homes before selling? The "boomer" question comes from a generalized, nationwide post from a real estate group called Inman. The answer from them, as is the caseĀ for Baltimore Boomers, is, "Maybe." Why would renovation be a good idea? Well, many homebuyers want to buy a home that is already [...]

Five Rules for Staging Your Home For Sale

March 31st, 2015

Five Rules for Staging your home for sale comes from an article about staging on a budget. There are many small things you can do to stage your home for sale, and they don't have to cost much -- and there are five big rules to follow. Thank you to for the infographic and [...]

Five Inexpensive Ideas To Help Sell Your Home More Quickly

March 18th, 2015

Five inexpensive ideas to sell your home more quickly comes from a post about speedy home sales. The list is on the Real Estate Book website. Here is my take on those items. 1) PaintĀ certain rooms. A paint job throughout is recommended, but if you can't paint throughout, pick a few rooms that stick out [...]

Why Isn’t My House Selling?

May 9th, 2014

Why Isn't My House Selling? Let's say your house is on the market, and showings have dropped off. Do you know that could happen at any time of the year? It says you may need to change something. If you are still getting views online, but not getting reciprocal showings, that usually says buyers have [...]

Five Home Improvement Projects You May Want to Avoid

October 29th, 2013

There are five home improvement projects you may want to avoid, because they may end up costing you money when you try to sell your home. If you plan to stay in your home for a long time, and want to make changes for your lifestyle, then these may be worthwhile to you, and this [...]

This Month in Real Estate March 2013

March 6th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate March 2013 is here! Home sales activity remained at the pace of 4.9 million we saw in This Month in Real Estate February 2013. The median home price dropped a lot from January and February's $181,000 down to $173,600. Though this is down from last month, it is up 12.3% [...]

This Month in Real Estate February 2013

February 6th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate February 2013 has been released! Home sales activity was at a pace of 4.9 million, slightly down from the 5 million pace we saw in This Month in Real Estate January 2013. The median home price remained the same as January at $181,000. The average interest rose slightly to 3.38%, [...]

This Month in Real Estate January 2013

January 8th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate January 2013 has been released! Home sales activity remained a pace of 5 million, which is up from the 4.8 million we had seen in October, November, and This Month in Real Estate December 2012. The median home price also rose, up $2,000 from December to $181,000. This number is [...]

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