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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

The 3 Most Important Rooms to Stage in a House...
Staging not only results in a quicker sale but also tends to increase the home?s value too, accordin...

The Jewelry in Your Kitchen Design...
Pendant lights that hang from the ceiling above your kitchen island is really a place to show off gr...

3 Reasons Why Staging a Vacant Home Is Critical...
Not staging a vacant space could prove to be a costly mistake. See the difference between non-staged...

7 Surprising Design Trends for the Home: Which Has...
Here are some of our picks for biggest design surprises from IBS 2019 and the Kitchen & Bath Ind...

Take a Peek Inside the 2019 New American Home...
The New American Home in Henderson, Nev., was unveiled at the 2019 International Builder Show, showc...

Using the Latest Decor Color and Trends to Attract...
The key to making the best first impression for buyers is using on-trend styling touches to help the...

3 Ways to Virtually ?Marie Kondo? Your Condo...
The KonMarie method of tidying up applies not just to keeping your drawers neat and organized. KonMa...

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)....