Monthly Archives: July 2016

A New Bubble?

Home values are appreciating faster than experts expected, rising almost 5 percent over the past year, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. There are 3.4 percent fewer homes for sale in the U.S. than there were 12 months ago. Zillow forecasted home values would grow 2 percent from April 2015 to April… Read more »

Is San Diego Too Pricey?

The economy is looking up for many and according to the Case-Shiller index tracking resales of single family homes, this trend is being reflected in home prices. Nationally, prices are up 5 percent in the last 12 months, but in popular San Diego, that number is even higher. At a rise of 6.3 percent our… Read more »

Pokemon Go A Real Estate Selling Point?

Real estate agents are starting to jump on the Go bandwagon to try and sell homes. Since the game’s release in early July, thousands of people have signed up for the game; by now, use time is allegedly higher than that of Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter. And as the small creatures once again take over… Read more »

Linda Jain, Lesbian Ft. Lauderdale 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: Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent Linda Jain knows the Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors real estate markets inside and out, and knows the importance of great customer service and… Read more »

Matthew Fenicle, Gay Phoenix 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: Matthew Fenicle is an Ohio native and moved to Phoenix to enjoy the lifestyle that only Arizona can offer. Bringing with him a strong Midwestern work ethic, Matthew began… Read more »

Did Detroit Gayborhood Ever Exist?

I’m interested in the history of whether or not there was a Detroit gayborhood. The Short Answer After World War II, downtown Detroit was a hub for gay bars. Then, starting in the 1950s, the gay population began following the migration pattern of many Metro Detroiters, heading northward. By the 1970s, there was a community… Read more »

21 Striking Future Homes

The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist of projects running for their 2016 awards. Now in its ninth year, the festival has seen a record number of entries for November’s event, resulting in a shortlist of 343 designs, based in 58 countries, competing to come out on top in one of the 32 categories…. Read more »

Alex Tooke, Gay Denver 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: Why real estate? It’s a question Alex gets asked all the time. “It really just comes down to that we love doing, being able to meet awesome people and… Read more »