Category Archives: real estate

  • Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Are you currently buying or selling a home? Then you probably already know what a complex process it can be. Finding a professional to work with you every step of the way can not only make the journey much less stressful,... 

  • The Fascinating History of Coldwell Banker

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

     

  • 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... 

  • Taxes and Your New Home

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    If you bought a new home in 2015, here are some things to think about as you get ready to file your taxes: Mortgage Interest One of the biggest perks of owning your own home is the benefit of deducting your mortgage interest.... 

  • 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... 

  • Spooky or Spectacular?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Sometimes, a neighborhood appears awesome…but might be hiding some spooky, ghostly elements! You can’t know, for instance, how welcoming some neighborhoods are to families with small children unless you see small... 

  • The Value of Professional Staging

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Views very widely on the value of hiring a professional stager to prepare your home for sale. Many real estate agents swear by it and have years of sales to back up their claim. They cite their own impressions, sales history... 

  • Open Houses for Aug. 29th and Aug. 30th

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

       

  • Different Buyer Preferences? New vs. Existing Homes

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

     If you have ever wondered what drives a home buyer to select a particular home look no further. The American Housing Survey provides insight into the home buying process. The top two reasons for choosing a home were its... 

  • Should I Rent or Sell My House?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    When it comes to deciding whether you should rent or sell your house, are you worried you’ll make the wrong financial moves? Here’s how to make the right call   When your current home no longer suits you, selling...