Category Archives: Real Estate Information

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

4 Reasons Why 2016 Will Be a Strong Year for Buyers (and Sellers)

According to industry experts, 2016 will be marked not only by steady improvement for both prices and sales, but home buying will continue to be affordable in most areas, and housing finance costs will remain very low. Here are four reasons why the year should be a good one for home  Read more »

February 12, 2016Permalink

Find Out What Happens, When it Happens, with Mivatek

Mivatek’s smart home and health care systems help you protect protect your home and the people you love within them. Smart home products aren’t just limited to lighting, temperature control and security – they can help with your loved ones’ health too. Mivatek introduced a suite of products called “Home8”  Read more »

January 30, 2016Permalink

What You Need to Know about December Housing Numbers

Highlights from the latest housing report from the National Association of Realtors Increasing consumer confidence and stable housing affordability contributed to a surge in home buying last month. Sales jumped 14.7% compared with November, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). But the biggest factor in the gain was  Read more »

January 30, 2016Permalink

Your Home’s December Honey Do List

December is arguably the busiest month of the year, so it’s important to get started on your home’s to do list early. Follow this guide to prepping your home for the holidays, so that you can actually enjoy them! 1. Clean out your fridge – While you may still be  Read more »

December 11, 2015Permalink

Smart Home Technology: 7 Surprising Features

Lights, cams, doors, security — many homeowners know the basics about home automation and smart home technology. But there’s a whole array of fun smart home features that you’ve never dreamed of, from watering plants to feeding pets. Lights, cams, doors, security — many homeowners know the basics about home  Read more »

November 20, 2015Permalink

How Much a 4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Home Costs

The latest Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home Listing Report reveals the most expensive and affordable housing markets across the U.S. The 2015 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home Listing Report (HLR) is in, and once again, the West Coast is topping the charts as the most expensive place to live in  Read more »

November 12, 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