residential Archive

What We’re Reading: Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

Celebrity pocket sales, what happens to stolen Picassos, and Newsweek goes digital only With the forthcoming presidential election, many are wondering what’s on the horizon for real estate. The Sun Sentinel highlights the issues at hand and the surprising...
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October 19, 2012

Value of For Sale Signs

Recently a member asked us for research on the value of For Sale yard signs. Looking back on our buyer seller surveys, the value of yard signs has only increased over the last 20 years. In 1995, only 37...
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June 6, 2012

What We’re Reading: May 5 – May 11

White House value, goodbye yard signs, and summer travel A couple of firms have estimated the value of the White House as if it were for sale. A local DC firm has put the asking price of 1600 Pennsylvania...
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May 11, 2012

What We’re Reading: Aug. 27 – Sept. 2

Homeownership declines in all but elderly in last 20 years, real estate auctions & customer service hell Conforming mortgage limits are dropping at the beginning of October from $729,750 to $625,500, meaning that buyers looking for homes priced over...
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September 2, 2011