Tag: home prices

Real Estate Headlines Featuring Avicii, Exploding Home Prices and More

What’s the feeling? That sense of excitement and non-stop fun that’s looming in your mind. Oh that’s the joy of March Madness spreading. No? You don’t feel it? Maybe it’s just me since it’s conference tournament week and one week from all the rich, chocolatey bracket madness. But before I delve deeper in the depths of college basketball insanity, here is your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

Real Estate Headlines for the Dog Days of August

Oh August. How your humidity and heat makes us want you gone, but seeing summer go makes us hate to see you leave. The dog days of August are upon us as the commute feels a little bit lighter and the summer vacations have their final days in the sun. But before you head to the beach, lake or just the A/C here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

August 12 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for the Week of Father’s Day

Let the title of this post be a reminder to give dad a call sometime this coming weekend or buy him something other than a tie. As June quickly rolls by we find ourselves almost halfway through the month, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet. Here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

Real Estate Headlines for the Week Before Memorial Day

While summer doesn’t officially arrive until June, Memorial Day acts as the unofficial kickoff to those summer days. While we are still seven days away from Memorial Day, this is the week that your home starts to transform as you prep for the potential pending BBQ or bringing the outdoor furniture up from the basement. [...]

Real Estate Headlines for the Middle of April

In case you didn’t realize it, your taxes are due today. And with that welcome to the middle of April where showers are slowly turning to those thoughts of summer. While you busily gather those deductions and W9′s here are some real estate headlines to start your week:

Real Estate Headlines for the Last Full Week of 2012

Wow. 2012 is almost gone. Think about it. We survived not just another year but the end of the world predicted by the ancients. Come on, that’s pretty impressive! As you now realize that you need to buy a new calendar may I help you usher out the old and in with the new with these real estate headlines:

Real Estate Headlines for Early October

I’m not sure where September went, but I do know there’s nothing I can do about it. So as you pass pumpkins and scarecrows on doorsteps and the urge to crack open that Halloween candy before you can give it away, here are some real estate headlines to keep you in the know:

Consumer Confidence is Driving the Bus

It’s all about consumer confidence.  If you didn’t think that American nerves are rattled by the recession, continued high unemployment figures and the recent Capitol Hill squabbling, you don’t have to look further than two recent reports involving housing for proof. We are a skittish nation right now. The National Association of Realtors reported  that [...]

August 19 / 2011

Hey Case-Shiller It’s Not the End of the Real Estate World

So many of us giggled nervously as we thankfully avoided the end of the world a couple of weeks ago. But judging by the continued “end of the world” type coverage the Case-Shiller housing study got this week, maybe we are nearing the end. Yes. I am joking, but I am amazed at the attention [...]

June 02 / 2011

Hometown Rivalries Add to Thanksgiving Weekend

There are two things that anyone who knows me will tell you.  I “bleed blue” for Coldwell Banker and I’m a huge college football fan — especially when it comes to my alma mater, the University of Illinois Fighting Illini. It was great to watch us become bowl eligible last week. Watching it happen against [...]

November 24 / 2010