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How Smart Home Technology Can Be a Selling Point

Often, we judge a house by it’s good looks.  But, quess what?  Now buyer’s are judging it by its IQ.  Long-buzzed about smart home technology – think thermostats, smart lighting, and appliance controlled security systems are moving into more homes.   Smart home tech can up your coolness factor and make homes easier to operate.  Plus […]

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How Remote Work Affected the Housing Market

Working remotely over the past 2.5 years is partly to blame for the pandemic-era explosion in housing prices, according to a new study.  Remote work accounted for about half of the 23.8% growth nationwide of housing prices since 2019 – at about 15.1% according to the National Bureau of Economic Research. The Covid-19 pandemic reshaped […]

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How to Prevent (Home) Buyer’s Remorse

When you’re house hunting, the pressure of competition can move you from “Hmm, I like that, but it’s out of our price range”, to ” I have to have that!”  You think about whether or not this purchase will put you way over budget and…..can I cut back somewhere else?  Unfortunately that kind of thinking […]

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Smart Home Security Gets Even Smarter – and Easier

Smart home security can give you a virtual lock on protecting your home and peace of mind.  Once upon a time, installing a smart home security system was complicated and expensive.  To get one, you had to call a company specializing in this.  They would send out an installer to drill holes in your walls […]

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Commercial Real Estate Property Types

Commercial property assets can be allocated amoung four major property types: Apartments/Multifamily Office Retail Industrial Other property types in the commercial sector include self-storage facilities, healthcare properties, hotel/lodging accommodations, and senior living facilities.  Here we’ll talk about the primary groupings. Office:  Office buildings range from large multi-tenant structures in city business districts to single-tenant buildings.  Rents […]

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