Monthly Archives: February 2014

When is a Good Time to Refinance?

Many homeowners think about refinancing, but they simply don’t know when to start the process. What is a good time for some to refinance and when should other homeowners wait? Low mortgage rates do not make refinancing the best idea […]

Tips for Selling an Empty Home

People who flip homes frequently might have moved into a new home before selling their old one. In this case, they will have to show an empty house to potential buyers. Will that affect the chances of the property getting […]

Big Data Makes Immediate and Long-term Sense for Lending Institutions

The value of investing in big data is being increasingly acknowledged across organizations of all sizes. This includes lending institutions that have been looking for ways to maintain and grow their margins in a highly competitive marketplace. Big data makes […]

Keep Yourself Updated with Social Media Trends Emerging in 2014

Social media continues to enthrall us with its fast-changing dynamics. It has always shown new trends each year and the same is expected in 2014. Here, we will talk about trends most likely to emerge and persist in 2014. Social […]

Moving into Your New Home? Check Out These Tips

For people living in a small home or a rented apartment, moving into a bigger home can be an altogether different experience. This is an exciting moment in your life. It can be quite stressful too. Don’t leave anything to […]

Brooklyn Housing Market Blog Offers Big Opportunities

Jonah Landman’s blog, BK to the Fullest, offers a housing market commentary for brownstone-laden Brooklyn, where the number of homes for sale is low and the prices are high. House hunting in Brooklyn has to be “ferocious and fast”, Mr. […]

Improving Web Traffic with Rich Snippets

Various search engines such as Google keep rolling out algorithm updates like Penguin and Panda. This requires related changes in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies and organizational best practices. Marketers and brands need to keep working on ways to build […]

How Real Estate Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data

Thanks to the growing popularity of mobile phones and internet, data is being generated at a mind-boggling pace. And this vast mine of information will benefit all sectors including real estate.  Yet, many real estate practitioners still underestimate the value […]

Housing Scorecard Shows Good Signs For Future Growth

The January edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard, which is a report on the housing market, was recently released. Progress was shown in several areas, including home sales, foreclosure rates, and homeowner’s equity levels. This shows a positive outlook, […]

Don’t Overprice Your Home

When some homeowners put up their properties for sale, they have certain biases. They are loss-averse and overvalue items to which they’re attached or which they’ve built themselves. This might cause them to overestimate their home’s value. Consequences of overpricing […]