10 tips to buying a home in a down market

As the housing market slowdown continues, the buzz is beginning in some markets about a possible turnaround. Washington D.C. is one of the markets showing signs of recovery. Inventory of unsold homes is down to 39 in a neighborhood where last year at this time it stood at 78. Housing prices are again climbing. Is […]

What you can get for $750K

Here are some great vacation homes around the country that are priced at $750,000 or less. West Barnstable, Massachusetts: $750,000 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, unknown square footage, 1.62 acres Payson, Arizona: $750,000 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2600 square feet, .68 acres Crosslake, Minnesota: $749,900 5 bedrooms, 2 full & 2 half bathrooms, 3600 square feet, […]

Second Homes in College Towns – State College Pennsylvania home ownership patterns part of a trend

Vacation homebuyers and retirees have been flocking lately to the home of Penn State. According to Centredaily.com, a website dedicated to covering Central Pennsylvania, upwards of 25% of homes in the area are being used by seasonal homeowners and/or retirees. The growth of the second home trend is strong in many college towns around the […]

What you can get for $250K

So let’s say that you want a vacation home, but you don’t have millions to spend (or half a million for that matter). What can you get for only $250,000? Is there anything out there worth getting? Well, the listings below prove that yes, there are plenty of properties out there that are completely affordable […]

The Green Revolution: Greener Homes, Greener Brokers

With real world evidence mounting every day that global climate change is indeed real, the flow toward adopting “green” strategies in every business (and our personal lives) is approaching flood stage. The way in which we build, buy and sell our homes, representing one of the nations largest economic engines, is in many ways leading […]