Category Archives: Real Estate News

  • Housing Trends for 2017

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    If you’re considering buying or selling a home in 2017, it’s advisable to know what to expect as you dive into the market. Here’s a look at what some experts are predicting for housing trends the coming year. Mortgage... 

  • Selling in Winter

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Traditional real estate marketing says homes sell better in the Spring and that if you haven’t sold by the time school starts, you might as well wait until the weather warms again. But these days, real estate is anything... 

  • Mortgage Rates Little Changed

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Mortgage Rates Little Changed MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 24, 2015) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates... 

  • 2016 home sales to be best since 2006: Realtor.com

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Total homes sales next year are expected to reach the highest levels since 2006 on the back of new construction and the existing housing market, realtor.com reported Wednesday. The report contains several surprises.... 

  • Sales of new homes rebounded strongly in October

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    © AP Photo/Steve Helber, File   Sales of new homes recovered in October after a steep drop in September, indicating a return to stability in the housing market.  The Commerce Department says new-home sales climbed 10.7... 

  • Your House and Elections

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    With the national elections ramping up, many voters already have voter fatigue (also called voter apathy). That is, we’re already so tired of hearing about the elections that we don’t bother to vote at all. In... 

  • What You Need to Know About the New Mortgage Rules

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    What You Need to Know About the New Mortgage Rules MoneyTalksNews Marilyn Lewis  Applying for a home loan soon should get easier and less confusing. That is the goal, at least, of changes to the mortgage... 

  • Fast Facts from California Association of Realtors

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Calif. median home price: August 2015: • California: $493,420 • Calif. highest median home price by region/county August 2015: San Francisco, $1,242,650 • Calif. lowest median home price by region/county August 2015:... 

  • What is Live-Work Space?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Many buildings tout themselves as live-work spaces, but live-work designations are not all equal. For example, a primarily residential building that has no restriction on working from home can be called a live-work space... 

  • Fast Facts

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Fast Facts Calif. median home price: June 2015: California: $489,560 Calif. highest median home price by region/county June 2015: San Francisco, $1,339,290 Calif. lowest median home price by region/county June 2015:...