Home Prices on a Steady Track By RISMedia Staff

  Home prices again appreciated nationally quarter-over-quarter, rising 0.9 percent, according to the Clear Capital Home Data Index™ (HDI™), a monthly report. Appreciation was highest in the West, where prices climbed 1.2 percent quarter-over-quarter. Regionally: Midwest Growth quarter-over-quarter in the region came in at 0.9 percent, with prices in Detroit, Mich., appreciating at a 1.72 … More Home Prices on a Steady Track By RISMedia Staff

PIECES OF FURNITURE INTERIOR DESIGNERS WISH PEOPLE WOULD STOP BUYING

Let’s just say, bar carts aren’t a great idea. Buying a sofa or dining room table is a huge investment, which is why you always want to do your homework first – and we want to help. We asked a few of our go-to designers which pieces they always recommend people pass on and some … More PIECES OF FURNITURE INTERIOR DESIGNERS WISH PEOPLE WOULD STOP BUYING

INTERIOR COLOR TIPS FOR THE NEUTRAL-OBSESSED

Bold doesn’t have to be overpowering. There’s nothing wrong with erring towards beiges and greys at home, but the right amount of risk-taking color can take a room from safely chic to completely memorable. This move doesn’t even require committing to a bold red wall or a jewel-toned couch; smaller decorations, like a patterned ceramic … More INTERIOR COLOR TIPS FOR THE NEUTRAL-OBSESSED

3 steps buyers can take to avoid wire fraud

CHICAGO – Jan. 23, 2018 – Scammers increasingly target real estate transactions, so the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) teamed up with the FBI and brokerage Realty Executives International to help the industry identify wire fraud schemes and help clients. A particular cause for concern: Hackers who send fake emails with bogus wiring instructions to … More 3 steps buyers can take to avoid wire fraud

First-timers shouldn’t shy away from housing market

NEW YORK – Jan. 8, 2018 – After the financial crisis, homes were on the market at a deep discount, and potential buyers were scared property values would drop further. Now the situation has flipped, and starter-home buyers fret that escalating prices mean they’ll never obtain a home. “Housing inventories are still tight as a … More First-timers shouldn’t shy away from housing market

Christmas Time in Ukraine

So today I wish to share with you something that is close to my heart and to honor my girlfriend and her family. I am going to attempt to write about interesting things in how a special country Ukraine Celebrates Christmas time. Ukraine celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7th in accordance with the Eastern Orthodox religious … More Christmas Time in Ukraine