Monthly Archives: April 2015

Winning Tips for Buyers and Sellers in Sellers’ Markets

By Brendon DeSimone of Zillow.com For sellers, success is all about managing the offers, while buyers must strategize and be prepared to compete. In a market with limited inventory and lots of willing and able buyers, we find a hot

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Room of the Day: Luxe Hotel Look for an All-White Master Bath

A ‘beauty bar,’ marble-lined steam shower and laundry chute are a few of the amenities in this glamorous spa bathroom These Hillsborough, California, homeowners, a couple in their late 40s who travel extensively, wanted an all-white bathroom inspired by the

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Spring

By Vera Gibbons of Zillow.com It’s not just temperatures and tulips that are on the rise these days. Interest in home buying is way up, too. The home buying season is about to get under way, and it’s expected to

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NORFOLK: City Budget Structurally Balanced; Targets Neighborhoods, Removes Water Fee

City Budget Structurally Balanced; Targets Neighborhoods, Removes Water Fee City Manager Marcus D. Jones has presented the Proposed FY 2016 Budget to City Council. The structurally balanced budget supports financially stability for years into the future, achieving a goal Jones set

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First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Choosing a Neighborhood

By Leonard Baron of Zillow   Define your priorities and preferences to narrow down your search. When you’re ready to buy your first home, you’ll probably remember those three important words we always hear about real estate: location, location, location.

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The Spa-Like Bathroom: 10 Top Trends for 2015

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Just like the kitchen, contemporary designs are growing in popularity in bathroom remodels. These contemporary touches in the bathroom equate to clean and open designs, with floating vanities and freestanding tubs. Last week, at

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Today’s Mortgage Rates Lowest In 10 Weeks; 30-Year Drops To 3.66%

Prepared by Dan Green, Mortgage Market Expert Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Now Average 3.66% Mortgage rates are dropping, according to Freddie Mac. According to the federal agency’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), 30-year mortgage rates for conventional loans fell to 3.66%, on average, nationwide last

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