The year 2016 has been a great year in real estate. Buyers flocked to the residential real estate market, sellers received top dollar for their homes and homes sold at a faster rate. Statistics from the National Association of Realtors show an average of between two and three percent growth of existing home sales nationally
The year 2016 is proving to be a successful year for the United States wine industry. Social media influence and the mainstreaming of inexpensive wines are keeping the wine industry well positioned and consumers happy as we head into 2017. The industry is working to find ways to make cheaper wines more affordable while still
It’s been a seller’s market in 2016 with many buyers ready to make a deal. Mortgage interest rates are low and there are more buyers than sellers, causing residential sales to soar. If you’re looking to sell quickly and make top-dollar, now is the time to do so. With a few simple, low-cost tweaks, you
It’s the month of thanks. This November, United Country Real Estate asked its agents, brokers and auctioneers across the country why they are #UnitedAndThankful. Here are some of their responses:
“When I started in 1985, I was young and ambitious. I never worked so hard those first few years as I had in my life. But
By: Guest Blogger, Erin Vaughan
Urban homesteaders are inspired by urban agriculture and driven to a sustainable lifestyle. They represent a small pocket of buyers whose aesthetic has slowly trickled out into the larger mainstream public, mirroring homebuyers’ growing interest in green homes and revitalization. Although urban farming has previously been blamed for lackluster markets and
Selling and buying properties aren’t easy tasks. It’s even more difficult if you are trying to do it alone. That’s where having the right real estate agent comes in. Agents can make the process of buying or selling go a lot smoother and usually have some valuable experience to assist in the negotiating and appraisal
In a time where many of us are living paycheck to paycheck, Americans are downsizing their living space in an unorthodox way in an effort cut back expenses. Many buyers are flocking to the idea of unconventional housing like tiny homes, which have taken the real estate market by storm.
Typically, homes in the United States
Warm, dry conditions can cause fires to start and spread very quickly. Whether it’s an electrical fire, brush fire or wildfire, it’s never too late to start preparing your property for potential fire hazards.
If you live in the country where fire dangers are prevalent, you might already pay attention to red flag warnings and other
Your furnace goes out. Now what? It’s a costly repair that can really take a toll on your pocketbook. There are many people that rely on home warranties to repair their appliances. Home warranties are service contracts that are designed to cover appliances and other items that can break within the home. However, the age
Millennials, those born between 1980 and 1999, are one of the biggest sources of consumer buying power in the market today. There are more than 80 million millennials in the United States – representing one-fourth of the entire population. Reaching them means using your fingertips instead of your voice.
Many companies have struggled to connect with