Tag: home ownership

Real Estate Headlines Featuring Investing, Robert Pattinson, MLK and More

It’s still early in 2014, but things are starting to heat up. The Super Bowl matchup is set. The Grammys are coming this week. Then the Super Bowl makes its first cold weather appearance in decades. Before you know it, spring selling season will be here, but before the week gets the best of you here is your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

January 20 / 2014

Common Closing Costs for First Time Buyers

You’ll likely be responsible for a variety of fees and expenses that you and the seller will have to pay at the time of closing. Your lender must provide a good-faith estimate of all settlement costs. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for:

We Believe in First Time Home Buyers

According the National Association of Realtors, nearly a third of real estate home buyers this year will be entering the housing market for the first time. As a first time buyer, you’ll soon find out that there’s so many roads that need to be navigated before moving into that first home.

A Father’s Guide to Getting a Room Ready for Baby

Ladies, this is not for you. This is just between us dads. This is not a post with affordable tips on baby-proofing a room nor is it a guide to color schemes and themes. This is a post of practical wisdom for father’s who are about to undertake what can be a fairly laborious process: getting a room ready for that first baby.

How to Keep Your Bills Low This Winter

Learning to use utility resources sparingly to keep bills low can take time and practice. While homeowners are still figuring out how much heat and electricity they are truly expending, there are a few tricks first-time homeowners can use to keep their bills manageable.

November 06 / 2012

A New Found Appreciation for Home, Neighbors and Community

I sit at home, recovering from an injury and surgery, not feeling sorry for myself, but being incredibly grateful that we own a home and have established roots in a community where people have taken amazing care of me, David, and our two boys.

Real Estate Headlines for the Week Before Memorial Day

May is moving quickly towards June. Right now you’re probably in the midst of graduation party frenzy and anticipating that summer vacation. As Memorial Day approaches here are some real estate headlines to keep you on the pulse of what’s going on in the housing market:

Real Estate Headlines for the Middle of May

May is halfway in the rear view mirror. Memorial Day is quickly approaching. Hockey and basketball playoffs are coming to their championship rounds. And open houses appear to be the thing to do on the weekend. To help you cruise through what remains of May here are the latest real estate headlines:

How Americans Feel About Home

Hi my name is Dr. Robi Ludwig, and I’m a psychotherapist in New York City. I teamed up with Coldwell Banker Real Estate this Spring to better understand Americans’ mindset after the recession on important issues like owning a home.

May 15 / 2012
Author dr_robi_ludwig
Category General
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