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Donald Trump?s Brand Takes a Haircut...
The Donald Trump brand has been bruised so badly by the presidential candidate?s controversial remarks on Mexican immigration that some marketing and licensing experts question whether it will ever recover its former value.
Greece Impact on Property Limited But Investors Are Concerned About Spain...
So far, commercial real-estate analysts looking at Europe?s booming market are not too concerned that Greece?s turmoil will spread further afield.
Blessing in Disguise: Greece Crisis Could Cool Property Market...
Greece appears to be slipping ever closer to an exit from the euro zone. While a potential catastrophe for the country, it might actually be a good thing for Europe's booming commercial real-estate markets.
Millennials Just Like the Rest of Us When it Comes to Home Renovations...
Contrary to popular perception, younger people aren?t more keen on trendy upgrades such as green materials and smart technology when it comes to renovating their homes, a new survey finds.
Economists Assign Blame For Housing Shortage...
The national supply of homes for sale is getting squeezed by the small amount of equity millions of would-be sellers have in their properties and relatively weak output from home builders, according to economists speaking Friday at a real-estate conference in Miami.

Styled, Staged & Sold

Vignette Staging Doesn?t Cut It Anymore: Here?s Wh...
Vignette staging can cheapen the look and feel of the house....

Neon Colors in Staging?! You?ll Be Surprised How M...
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey In a throwback to the 1980s, neon colors are popping up in more home deco...

Get on Mom?s Good Side: Staging Fit for the Female...
In honor of Mother?s Day, we're looking at how real estate pros can leverage photography and staging...

Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves...
Countertops are blending in more to the kitchen design and moving away from that speckled granite lo...

Staging Tip: Remove the Window Screens Prior to a ...
Besides a good window cleaning, there?s another way to boost your curb appeal and get those windows ...

5 Steps to Creating the Perfect Outdoor Living Roo...
Submitted by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) 1. Declutter & Clean The first step to...

How to Prep a Yard for Spring Buying: 5 Tips...
As the spring selling season kicks into high gear, real estate and staging professionals can help th...

Mortgage Rates - FreddieMac

Home Values Decline in Fourth Quarter...
McLean, VA ? Freddie Mac (OTC:FMCC) announced today the results of its fourth quarter Conventional Mortgage Home Price Index (CMHPI)....