remodeling Archive

Curb Appeal

I wouldn’t say I’m known for killing plants, but I would say it’s a larger part of my identity than it should be, which is why it never made sense to me that my house proud parents assigned me...
October 12, 2016

What We’re Reading: Sept. 15 – Sept. 21

Veteran REALTORS®, the street in literature, ice cream banking, and talk like Inspector Gadget With the flurry of articles harping on the financial, career, and general life failures of the Millennials, the Fiscal Times’ slide show 7 Recession Status...
September 21, 2012

What We’re Reading: May 23 – June 1

IPO impact on housing prices, goodbye Nextel, and grilling mistakes Facebook is affecting real estate prices in California, says Bloomberg.  Facebook’s IPO created many millionaires who are looking for homes. Scarce inventory in Menlo Park is driving up home...
June 1, 2012

What We’re Reading: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

Declining segregation, green remodeling, where to post what, and the rise of the singletons Using US Census data, researchers at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research have published a report on the continued decline in segregation in American cities....
February 3, 2012

What We’re Reading: Nov. 5 – Nov. 11

The turkey may cost more, but Black Friday sales start at midnight (or earlier) According to the Pew Research Center, older Americans are 47 times wealthier than young. Read the report for stunning figures, graphs, and statistics. With student...
November 11, 2011

What We’re Reading: June 18 – June 24

Housing & the recovery, tweeting, and real estate advice from Vanilla Ice The collapse in housing construction was caused by overactive building, right? Only partly. While single-family construction soared during the boom, multi-family construction remained relatively stable before falling...
June 24, 2011