How Buyers Can Stand Out in a Multiple-Offer Market

A Beverly Hills home listed at $2.5 million and sold within 10 days at $100,000 over asking price with multiple-offers. A bank real estate-owned property listed at $4.9 million and received 21 offers—some were $250,000 over asking price. Far from exceptional, homes throughout Los Angeles’ Westside regularly receive five to seven offers. With low inventory…

Realogy CEO: ‘Tea Leaves’ Say Real Estate on Path to Sustainable Recovery

Taking a research-packed deep dive into the real estate recovery, Realogy Franchise Group President & CEO Alex Perriello kicked off RISMedia’s 2013 Real Estate CEO Exchange with a State of the Industry Address: “The Road to Recovery: How Far We’ve Come, What Has Changed, and What Lies Ahead.” As Perriello explained to the audience of…

Sources of New Home Sales Financing

While the sources of finance for new home sales have changed noticeably since the start of the Great Recession, cash sales remain more common for existing homes compared to new construction. According to data from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing, the onset of the housing crisis in 2007 led to a…

First Time home Buyer Tips

Buying a home is a special kind of stress. The anticipation of closing the deal, mixed with the trepidation that comes with spending that much money on something is always hard to stomach. Fortunately, first-timers have a slew of programs like FHA that they can take advantage of to help ease the burden of purchasing…

Rushing Print’s Demise

The biggest threat to newspapers today might be newspapers themselves — or, to be more precise, the companies that own them. This week Gannett’s USA Today doubled its cover price from one dollar to two. Can you think of any other struggling business that would raise prices 100 percent? The U.S. Postal Service, similarly threatened…

Now Republicans Want a ‘Dialogue’

Republicans are now simply flailing. Because they lack any plausible explanation for their irresponsible conduct in creating and prolonging the government shutdown, they are inventing new demands by the hour. “Defund Obamacare!” they cried at the beginning, stating their condition for reopening the government. Then they moved to delaying health care reform, delaying the individual…

Buildings With Glaring Problems From Reflected Sunlight

A dramatic new skyscraper going up in London’s financial district is creating such an intense zone of reflected heat from its concave design that it’s reportedly able not only to fry eggs on the pavement below but melt very expensive automobiles. London businessman Martin Lindsay is quoted by the BBC as saying that a side-view…

Detailed Overview on Motorised Blinds and Curtains

Motorised Blinds & Curtains are utterly useful for any house. And that is why it has of late been one of the most widely used forms of window. These windows are helpful in numerous ways. It has been researched that these windows can help in saving more than 30% of your electric bill every year.…

Different Types of Usage of Satellite Television System

Satellite television system has been used for some years and it has seen a lot of advancement in the purposes for which they can be utilized. Earlier satellite TV viewers used their dishes to discover different types of programming that was not meant for mass audiences. The dish and the receiving equipment facilitated the viewers…