Articles Tagged with ''home shopping''

The HGTV effect: 60% of home shoppers are willing to renovate

Inspired by seeing remodeling in "tidy" segments
About 60% of people looking to buy a home are willing to consider a property that needs renovating as rising prices make it harder to afford a turnkey listing, according to Realtor.com. Most of them were inspired to take on the projects by watching TV home renovation shows on networks like HGTV, according to the report.
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10 reasons your home won’t sell

Does this apply to you?
You have your new house picked out and everything sorted out for the move except for one pretty significant problem: you can’t sell your current home. Here are 10 reasons for why your home is still sitting on the market.
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California's recovery? The truth behind the facade

Sales at lowest level since 2007 year-to-date
“What continues to surprise us month after month is that in the fifth year of a so-called recovery, year-to-date real estate sales are on track to be the lowest since 2007,” said Madeline Schnapp, director of economic research for PropertyRadar.
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Has spring buying season finally arrived?

Existing-home sales up for first time in 2014
"We’ll continue to see a balancing act between housing inventory and price growth, which remains stronger than normal simply because there have not been enough sellers in many areas," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "More inventory and increased new-home construction will help to foster healthy market conditions."
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