New Condos Still in High Demand in Downtown Atlanta

According to Curbed.com, officials are calling 2013 a "banner year" in terms of condo sales, especially at the Residences at W Atlanta. A total of 42 homes sold last year, pushing the Residences at W Atlanta – Downtown past the 75-percent sold milestone after years...

Single Family Home Investing… Which Markets are Strong?

Investing in single-family homes as rental properties is still lucrative, especially in markets with job growth in low wage professions, population growth, and lower average home prices. Builder Online recently published a list compiled by HomeVestor of the top 10 markets for investment—and nine risky markets...

Why Should You Buy New?

According to a recent article on Zillow.com, the real estate market has picked up in many parts of the country. Though lots of buyers are out shopping, inventory is still low. Many national and local homebuilders are buying land, getting plans drawn, and starting construction...

Models in the Cloud
The managing partner of Michigan-based Marketplace Homes thinks builders need to extend the hours and days they make their models available for viewing. And he believes he’s figured out a way to help builders do just that. This cutting edge company plans to launch iTours, a software-enabled program that would allow builders to open their models at their shoppers’ convenience.
What Luxury Agents Do for That Sale

According to the LA Times, real estate agents listing an $8-million home in Santa Monica wanted to ensure a good crowd for an open house last month, so they hired a stilt walker, shirtless male jugglers and a contortionist who floated in the pool, encased...

Home Buying Based on the Seasons

The best time to purchase a home is in the late fall or early winter. For buyers, you want to look for homes when supply is higher than demand, which gives you greater negotiating room. Purchasing when supply is low and demand is high puts...