Monthly Archives: October 2015

5 Reasons Memphis is Ideal for Out-of-State Investing

Oct 30, 2015 |

In the past, the rental markets that people clamored for were typically coastal cities. In the East, there was Florida and New York. The West had California’s many offerings, like San Francisco and Los Angeles. Undoubtedly, there’s some almost magical appeal about big markets like that. But investors, for a long time now, are taking […more]

There’s Mo Time like the Present

Oct 30, 2015 |

Movember is nearly upon us and “The Facial Hair Allotment Society” at Freeths has been created! In case you are not aware, the Movember Foundation is an international charity which seeks to improve awareness of men’s health issues and fund breakthrough solutions that produce tangible improvements in the lives of those dealing with prostate cancer, […more]

Not in MLS | Meridian Villas Townhome

Oct 29, 2015 |

Price: $250,000 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Sq. Ft: 1354 Year Built: 2005 9784 Mayfair Street 9784 Mayfair, Unit D is a beautiful two-story townhome backing to open space in the Meridian Villas! Built in 2005, this incredibly spacious unit features a gourmet kitchen with 48 inch cabinets, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, and plenty of storage […more]

Which Tapas Restaurants are the Best in Jacksonville, Florida?

Oct 29, 2015 |

Tapas restaurants provide a very popular type of dining featuring small plates. Whether you just have a smaller appetite or you prefer to sample many dishes in one sitting, there are several great tapas restaurants found in Jacksonville. Here’s a quick look at the top choices for near Jacksonville for tapas. The Grotto Wine & […more]

Where Is the Phoenix Market Heading?

Oct 28, 2015 |

Want to sell your home? Get a free home value reportWant to buy a home? Search all homes for sale Today, we’ll talk about the status of the Phoenix real estate market. Current market conditions are on par with where they normally are during this time of year. Compared to three months ago, there are about 2,000 […more]

Home Maintenance Quick Tips – Tree Trimming Season

Oct 28, 2015 |

Trees and Your Home Real estate agents love trees.  They boost property values, and they enhance the walkability of neighborhoods.  Research has even shown that people drive more slowly on tree-lined streets, which makes neighborhoods safer and calmer. As a volunteer tree steward with Tree San Diego, I advocate for tree installations all over San Diego… […more]

California NIMBYism has created another housing bubble built on volatile wealth: California home prices disconnected from nationwide trends in the 1980s.

Oct 28, 2015 |

California has a severe housing affordability problem and much of it is brought on by its own laws and regulation.  The state suffers from a deep and profound form of NIMBYism.  While it is clear that there is a rental crisis and buying a home is out of reach for many younger families, the status […more]

Denver International Airport Expands

Oct 28, 2015 |

The neighborhoods around Reunion where I live and work as a Denver Realtor are about to be positively impacted by the massive improvements at D.I.A. A few years back, I blogged here about the massive expansion at Denver International Airport and what was coming down the pipeline. There’s a new Public Transportation Center, the new […more]

5 Tips Before Buying a Condo

Oct 28, 2015 |

  One thing I’ve learned a few years ago when my husband and I decided to buy our first condo was that buying a condo unit is not as easy as buying your clothes, gadgets or any other property where preference can change from time to time, wherein, as soon as the fad and fashion […more]

Interest Rates – Where are they going?

Oct 27, 2015 |

This INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY article – WHY THE FED IS READY TO HIKE DESPITE WEAK JOBS REPORT points to market and jobs data that shows a rate hike as counter-intuitive, but December may tell a different tale.   If you or someone you know is about to buy a home or put their home on the market, share this […more]