Monthly Archives: January 2016

Terry’s Blog: Making Wise Decisions About Selling Real Estate in Hartford and Crooks SD Requires Information

Making Wise Decisions About Selling Real Estate in Hartford and Crooks SD Requires Information When you are in the market to sell a piece of real estate, there are a lot of things that you need to take into consideration. The tips outlined in this article will assist you whether you are just beginning the… Read more »

13th Queerest City in America 2016: Waterbury, Connecticut

Connecticut’s nondiscrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in adoption have put the state on the map as one of the queerest places in the country. Waterbury, about an hour and a half north of New York City (with connection via Metro-North Rail), serves as a creative hub, thanks to the 1920s Palace Theater… Read more »

Rent in These 9 Cities Will Get Cheaper in 2016

Spending way too much of your income on rent? This year you could get some relief. Real estate marketplace Zillow issued a new forecast last week that indicates that rent prices won’t rise as quickly in 2016 has they have in the past. Zillow expects rental appreciation to “level off over the next 12 months,… Read more »

Christian Cocca, Gay Palm Springs Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Christian has been selling Southern California real estate since 2001. As a second generation Real Estate Agent, he began his career right out of college, winning numerous awards his… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Real Estate Advice On How To Sell Your Home In Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg and Tea

Real Estate Advice On How To Sell Your Home In Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg and Tea Whether you are a first time home seller in Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg or Tea, or you have been through the process before, there is always room to learn more information. In the following article, you are going to… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Finding Your Perfect Home In Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg and Tea Is Easy With An Experienced Real Estate Agent

Finding Your Perfect Home In Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg and Tea Is Easy With An Experienced Real Estate Agent If you are looking for all of the basics regarding buying real estate,in Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg and Tea. This can be a confusing subject with all of the different opinions and information that is available… Read more »

D.C. an Unaffordable Place to Rent

It is always surprising to me how much space a renter gets for $2,000 or less a month. For many parts of Northwest D.C., $2,000 a month rents a junior one bedroom. For most places in the country, this rent is considered delusional whereas it has become a norm in the District. The D.C. housing… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Get Smart And Follow These Tips On Buying Real Estate in Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg, and Tea SD.

Get Smart And Follow These Tips On Buying Real Estate in Sioux Falls, Brandon, Harrisburg, and Tea SD. Everyone dreams of owning a wonderful house and being able to call it their own. However, buying a piece of real estate can be a stressful and long process, especially if you are unsure of how to… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Considering Taking Out A Mortgage in Sioux Falls, Harrisburg, Brandon, or Tea? Here Are Some Helpful Tips!

Considering Taking Out A Mortgage in Sioux Falls, Harrisburg, Brandon, or Tea? Here Are Some Helpful Tips! Have you had a mortgage before? Whether you’re a first-time home buyer looking for a home in Sioux Falls, or someone looking to refinance or buy another home, the mortgage market is constantly changing. You need to stay… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Practical Real Estate Advice From Industry Experts For Buyers and Sellers in the Sioux Falls SD Area

Practical Real Estate Advice From Industry Experts For Buyers and Sellers in the Sioux Falls SD Area Selling your house can be a complicated matter. There are probably many things about the home selling market that you do not even know about. In the following article, you are going to be given valuable information that… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Important Information To Know Before Making A Real Estate Investment In Sioux Falls SD

Important Information To Know Before Making A Real Estate Investment In Sioux Falls SD For a satisfactory real estate purchase, buyers should never let themselves be pressured into a quick purchase. There is no such thing as an urgent need to buy a house. Careful research, wise preparation and discriminating decision-making are vital to securing… Read more »

3 Up-And-Coming Toronto Areas You Should Move To Before The Hype Hits

With Toronto constantly growing, neighborhoods around the city are constantly changing and the city’s ever-growing popularity sees the masses of dwellers follow the trend. Hipsters flocking into a certain area is the most obvious sign of gentrification rearing its head – but even right now, without coffee shops and ironic tote bags taking over the… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Techniques For Profiting The Most From Your Real Estate Sale

Techniques For Profiting The Most From Your Real Estate Sale Today’s Harrisburg and Sioux Falls homebuyers are a different breed than before. They’re looking for the best deals on the best property out there. As a seller, if you cannot cater directly to this demanding market, your property will go stagnant. Read this article and… Read more »

Will the Coming Bump in Interest Rates Lower Co-op and Condo Values?

New York City real estate professionals are split on what effect the Federal Reserve’s expected raise in short-term interest rates will have on property values and real estate development. According to the latest survey by accounting firm Marks Paneth, 41 percent say an interest rate hike will cause co-op and condo values to decline, 34… Read more »

The Escalating Demise Of Gayborhoods

Personal assistant Brenden Michaels is wondering if his days in Brooklyn are numbered. He still clings to a cheap rental flat in uber-gentrified Williamsburg, but has seen his neighbourhood’s prices skyrocket. He now laughingly suspects even the improvements he’s made to his own home may eventually come back to bite him. “I’ve repainted everything, put… Read more »

City Council Approves LGBT-Affirming Senior Housing in North Park

The San Diego City Council voted 9-0 to approve a $7 million loan in order to start construction of an LGBT affirming senior apartment building in North Park. “I’m delighted to move approval,” said Third District Councilmember Todd Gloria, smiling. “It’s ground breaking.” Numerous councilmembers competed to second Gloria’s motion, and Council President Sherri Lightner… Read more »

Scott Harvey, Gay Kansas City Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Scott Harvey is a Kansas City real estate agent with nine years of experience. and is licensed to help you buy and sell Kansas City real estate in both… Read more »

Dallas Gayborhood Changes

Expect an empty field, at least two new restaurants and maybe a new bar in the Dallas gayborhood along Cedar Springs Road in 2016. Kroger may face some stiff competition when a new Central Market opens a few blocks away, but even though some of the land has been cleared, a timeline for the new… Read more »

David Krause, Gay Portland Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I run a full-service home sales and marketing firm in Portland, Oregon that’s committed to your success. When you buy your next home, you’ll have many opportunities and challenges,… Read more »

16 Predictions for New York City’s Housing Market in 2016

The year 2015 was all about records: new heights for sales prices, rentals … and the number of applications to affordable housing lotteries. But the market began to shift late in the year: sales price growth cooled, and landlords offered more concessions amid rising vacancies for rentals. Both are trends some brokers predict will continue…. Read more »

Seattle Region At A Crossroads As Home-Buying Power Shrinks

If you own a home in the Seattle area, consider yourself lucky. The area’s rapid population growth is outpacing new-home construction and helping to drive up home prices faster than gains in household income. The run-up threatens to make homes unaffordable to a typical household and challenges policymakers to come up with solutions. In King… Read more »

Cheryl Bower, Lesbian San Francisco Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Cheryl Bower is a San Francisco native, with seventeen years of experience in property investment and renovation. She specializes in the San Francisco real estate market, including residential sales… Read more »

Maui Real Estate Draws LGBT Visitors, Permanent Residents

Former San Francisco resident Dan Hutchins was the focus of attention for a standing-room-only crowd of more than a hundred who packed Maui’s Seascape Maalaea Restaurant earlier this month. The Maui AIDS Foundation organized the event for World AIDS Day, and Hutchins was the featured speaker. For the first time publicly, he told the compelling… Read more »