Rising Interest Rates Squeeze Homeowners’ Budgets

Higher mortgage rates combined with rising home prices and the loss of tax breaks for some homeowners are having a damping effect on the housing market. New-home sales and pending home sales slumped in January and February. High-end homeowners are shelling out $241 more per month, on average, toward their mortgage payments, up 13% from 2017.

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Book Your Malibu Summer Rental Now

In laid-back Malibu Beach, where style trends are born and summers can be endless. Finding the perfect Malibu summer rental takes knowledge of the area and some professional advice. Boasting 27 miles of diverse beauty from tranquil sandy beaches to canyon vistas, it’s no wonder Malibu’s summer rental market is hot. Continue reading

Home Insurance Factors for the Financially Savvy

According to ValuePenguin, in the year 2018, the average cost of homeowners insurance nationwide across the U.S. is $1,083. There are of course many factors that can affect this figure, some of which being due to location of the house which as a homeowner, you may have a degree of choice in, while some other factors could be down to you making a smart financial decision.

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The Millennial Buyer

Going after Millennials is going to be one of the most important tasks of today’s real estate agent. Millennials will be powering home sales for the next few decades. But real estate agents also have a problem; Millennials are far different from Baby Boomers.

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2018 Luxury Home Spaces

If turning your home into a more luxurious space is on your to-do list, you’re in luck because we’ve compiled a list of luxury real estate home trends for 2018. By adding some of these genius ideas into your luxury space, you can enjoy a high end look and feel and greater convenience.

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5 Home Trends You’ll See in 2018

It can be tough to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest home decor and design trends. That’s why, we’ve compiled this list of the four top interior design trends that you’ll notice in 2018. By being aware of these trends, you can figure out which home improvement projects you’d like to tackle this upcoming year.

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How to Choose a Listing Agent

With so many listing agents out there, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you. By interviewing various listing agents in your area, you can find out who will go the extra mile with the sale of your home and who won’t. Here is a list of questions you should consider asking any listing agent you interview:

How much can you sell my home for?

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Luxury Homes are Incomplete Without Smart Technology

Transforming your home into a smart home can make selling your home a breeze. Most buyers are interested in smart home living now, so you should consider investing in several smart home devices. With these devices, your home’s lighting, appliances, media systems, thermostat, doors and windows, and a variety of other functions can all be controlled with your smart phone. Let’s look at the top smart home devices that are currently on the market and why people want them.

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Home Design Tips for The Holidays

If you’ve invited friends and family to your home this holiday season, you want to make sure it gives off a cozy and festive vibe. This way, you can thoroughly enjoy the holidays with your loved ones and ‘tis the season to be jolly. Here are seven holiday home design tips that can help you create your dream holiday home:

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