Category Archives: Real Estate Information for Buyers

The ABC’s of Buying a Home

The ABC’s of Buying a Home

The spring real estate market is about to hit its seasonal high. If you will be buying a home this spring, whether for the first-time or not, it’s helpful to identify a few real estate basics that every buyer should know. With the spring real estate market about to hit  Read more »

March 11, 2016Permalink

How to Choose the Best Type of Mortgage for You

How to Choose the Best Type of Mortgage for You

In the second post in a three-part series about deciphering mortgages, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Market Specialist Les Christie explains how to pick a mortgage rate and term that suits your financial needs. Choosing the right mortgage rate can be difficult. There are many different options, and what’s the best  Read more »

March 11, 2016Permalink

Moving: What’s Good About What’s Hard

No doubt about it, moving is hard: the time, the money, the stress. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, you have many of the same problems, only at different levels of intensity. Sure, moving brings on new adventures and opportunities, but it’s tough to see those things  Read more »

November 20, 2015Permalink

What You Need to Know about September Housing Numbers

Home sales rebounded in September; highlights from the latest housing report from the National Association of Realtors The housing market came back strong in September, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Its monthly report on existing home sales marked the year-over-year gain as 8.8% with the seasonally adjusted  Read more »

October 23, 2015Permalink

How to Use Social Media to Sell Homes in a Global Market

How to Use Social Media to Sell Homes in a Global Market

Digital marketing has become an important component of advertising in many industries, but in real estate it is particularly essential because today’s market is more global than ever. Digital marketing has become an important component of advertising in many industries, but in real estate it is particularly essential because today’s  Read more »

September 24, 2015Permalink

Homes in Foreclosure: 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Considering a Purchase

Homes in foreclosure can be an appealing option in terms of price. While there are great deals to be had, purchasing a foreclosed home isn’t for everyone. For many buyers, there is a misunderstanding about the different types of foreclosures available. Homes in foreclosure can be an appealing option in  Read more »

September 11, 2015Permalink

Getting Down to the Heart of the Matter with Home Sellers

On an August episode of LXTV Open House, Coldwell Banker COO, Mike Fischer, talks about how home seller sentiment has changed over the last decade. While Coldwell Banker is celebrating it’s 109th anniversary this August, there is one thing that never changes: Coldwell Banker is always on the pulse of  Read more »

September 3, 2015Permalink

How to Think Like a Buyer When Selling a Home

Selling a home is an opportunity to ensure you get the greatest return on your investment, but it can be emotional for a homeowner to let go. Here’s how to view your home like a buyer, and reap the financial rewards. When selling a home, “Pride of Ownership” is a  Read more »

August 14, 2015Permalink