This week was National Painting Week. Like most painting projects, I put this off until the last possible day so sorry if this is your tardy reminder to get painting this week. Besides that this is a really interesting infographic from the folks at Sherwin Williams.
So you’ve prepped your home cosmetically for sale in every imaginable way – fresh paint, a deep cleaning, new landscaping, decluttered closets and even organized the garage! Your house looks better then it ever has and you are ready to hit the market! Before you proceed with the “For Sale” sign in the ground, there are several key pieces of information that you should consider gathering that today’s savvy buyers are going to want to know.
There are 79 million baby boomers, and this year, the oldest boomers turn 65. Their impact on the economy is enormous, so looking at the home buying trends of this group highlights interesting differences between older and younger boomers. A new survey from Coldwell Banker reveals that younger baby boomers are interested in purchasing a second home (34 percent) as compared to their older boomer counterparts (22 percent).
Almost all of us are familiar with the popular TV series and movie that sound a bit like my post’s title today. But forget about cosmopolitans and big city exploits for a moment, because a recent survey of single homeowners indicates that most of them (52 percent) are actually choosing suburbia over urban or rural areas.
Homes on television shows always seem to look more interesting than homes in real life. They set a stage for a show and there have been a number of television series in which the homes is as much a character as any of the actors.
In a recent online survey conducted on coldwellbanker.com and Coldwell Banker On Location, we asked people to vote on their favorite television home. The response was a bit surprising.
Home is no longer just the place where you hang your hat, but is becoming the place to open up your briefcase as well. Over 4,700 consumers responded to an online poll on coldwellbanker.com and Coldwell Banker On Location that asked the question, “Besides as a bedroom, how would you use an extra room in [...]