A Gay Architect, A Secret Wall

A mansion designed by a famous gay architect has just gone the market for £9m (€10.4m) in Surrey, near London, and it houses a special part of queer British history. The house was designed in the 1930s by British architect Sir Raymond McGrath, with help from a well-known garden designer, Sir Christopher Tunnard. Tunnard then… Read more »

Julie Kinnear, Gay Friendly Toronto 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: Toronto realtor Julie Kinnear has been helping people in Toronto sell and buy their homes since 1993. Starting at Royal LePage and now Keller Williams Neighbourhood Realty, Brokerage where… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Denver’s Lo-Hi

Across the South Platte River and I-25 from downtown Denver, the Lower Highlands neighborhood (aka Lo-Hi) sits on a slight rise with great views of the skyline and historic streets lined with Craftsman bungalows and Victorian homes. Like so many districts that have become popular with artists, gays, entrepreneurs and hipsters, Lower Highlands was a… Read more »

Shannon Lindstrom, Gay Friendly Minneapolis 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: Shannon Lindstrom is an experienced Minneapolis-St. Paul Realtor and skilled real estate negotiator. She can help you buy and or sell a home, townhouse, or condominium in Minneapolis or… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Logan Circle, Washington DC

For a couple of decades, Washington’s gay community has been steadily expanding east of the city’s traditional hub of LGBTQ culture, Dupont Circle. The historic Logan Circle neighborhood abounds with beautiful 19th-century townhouses — many of which have been gorgeously restored in recent years. Logan Circle has morphed from a dodgy and downcast district to… Read more »

Brian Eastwood, 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: Helping buyers/sellers achieve their goals throughout the Valley. Dedicated to service and relationships before, during and after the sale. See Brian’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay… Read more »

Geoffrey Moore, 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: My Philosophy – I’m a creative person and I love solving problems. I think every problem has an infinite number of solutions. The trick is finding the right solution… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh

A long, narrow neighborhood that curves alongside the Allegheny River north and east of downtown, Lawrenceville is a prime example of how numerous working-class neighborhoods in Rust Belt cities throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states have begun to blossom in recent years. Butler Street, lined with up-and-coming cafes, shops, bars, and restaurants bisects Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Portland’s Alberta Arts District

The leafy, laid-back, and food-and-drink-obsessed city of Portland has one of the more integrated LGBTQ scenes in the country. Numerous neighborhoods around town have decidedly mixed scenes with significantly queer followings, including several across the Willamette River on the East Side. Hawthorne, the Central Eastside Industrial District, Division Street, Burnside & 28th, and the Mississippi… Read more »

David Merrick, Gay Vancouver 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: After 25+ years in the retail industry, I have finally taken the opportunity to do something that I’ve always wanted to do – SELL REAL ESTATE! I grew up… Read more »

Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York – The Gayborhood

Few neighborhoods in the country are more hipster-identified than Williamsburg, which sits handily across the East River from Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side (two diverse, gay-popular, but more expensive neighborhoods in their own right). Much of the best café culture and shopping is centered upon the several blocks surrounding the Bedford Avenue (L… Read more »

Chicago: The Wicker Park Gayborhood

You could definitely make a case that Andersonville, which actually has several lesbian- and gay-owned bars and other businesses, is actually Chicago’s most mixed post-gay neighborhood, and it is an area definitely worth checking out. But Wicker Park has evolved over the past two decades into one of the country’s most eclectic and inviting hipster… Read more »

Robert Boccolucci, Gay Upland 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: Having lived and worked in the Inland Empire for over 5 years, I’m very familiar with the market, housing trends and the diverse local cities that make this a… Read more »

Silver Lake: LA’s Original Gayborhood

LA’s original gay neighborhood became more mixed in the late 20th century as the scene migrated to West Hollywood. Still, this hilly, picturesque enclave east of Hollywood, south of beautiful Griffith Park, and northwest of downtown has always had at least a handful of gay bars. But the scene has changed, and the neighborhood has… Read more »

Post-Gayborhood: Mission District, San Francisco

Over the past decade, the gayborhood has morphed into what’s often termed a “post-gay” neighborhood. At many LGBT-owned businesses, you’re apt to bump into plenty of straight folks as well — and vice versa. And it’s a good bet that the formerly explicitly gay neighborhoods will continue to become steadily more diverse — including the… Read more »

Australian Penis-Shaped House

One of Sydneys most famous has found a new owner. Selling 111 McCarrs Creek Road in Church Point, a northern suburb of Sydney, was a rather hard sell for the estate agents, but it finally reached a happy end. Also known as Sherwin House, it drew international attention last year, because its floorpan looks very… Read more »

John Giardina, Gay Pasadena 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: There is no better place to work, play and own a house than here in Pasadena. It reminds me of an Eastern town, with tree-lined streets, an artistic flavor,… Read more »

How Important is Walkability?

It’s no secret that living in walking distance to work, schools or even shops is growing ever more popular, but it’s also a considerably rare commodity (which, in turn, makes it ever more desirable). New research by Redfin now reveals just how much exactly walkability, expressed in form of a Walk Score, is worth in… Read more »

The Perfect City for Millennials?

Millennials are seen as hyper-modern trendsetters – but when looking for a city to live in, some of their preferences are surprisingly conservative, new research reveals. New research by rentals portal Abodo reveals that the cliché of Generation Y seemingly doesn’t translate into what they’re looking for when moving to a new city. They asked… Read more »

Kim Nwachukwu, Gay Friendly Dallas 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: Work with a seasoned pro with over 20 years of negotiating experience that will treat your transaction as if it were her own. I am a Top Producing, Award… Read more »

33 Stunning Houses From the World Architecture Festival Awards

The World Architecture Festival has released the shortlist of designs competing in the event’s 2016 awards. In its ninth year, the festival is going back to Berlin, where it all started – but there’s more to celebrate. Out of an unspecified record number of entries, the expert jury selected 343 entries; which will be considered… Read more »

Jim Datlen, Gay Brampton, Ontario 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: My partner and I bought our house in Brampton in 1998 and we love the suburbs! You can choose from vibrant condos or single family homes on quiet streets…. Read more »

Do Young People Care About Gentrification?

Like most young people, I’m perpetually broke. Thanks to a crushing mountain of debt, I moved to a cheaper neighbourhood. In the short time I’ve been here the area has become “hipper” and the condo developers have taken notice. It’s now at a point where beautiful and expensive micro-lofts are built in the shittiest parts… Read more »

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 »

Places With Sharp Price Increases, Relatively Low Incomes

Zip code 11216 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn has a spectacular stock of stately brownstones. The buildings — long ago sliced into apartments, but easily restored as grand townhomes again — composed the last major collection of brownstones in the borough that hadn’t yet been gentrified going into this housing cycle in the early… Read more »

The Strange Is Gone From San Francisco

As I walk into the homey Inner Richmond apartment of Vetiver singer Andy Cabic three days before Christmas, the first thing I notice are the boxes lining the walls — an all too familiar sight in San Francisco these days. When asked about the changes the city has faced over the last five or so… Read more »

DC’s Gayborhood is No More

In 1968, Deacon Maccubbin quit the U.S. Army. He’d been stationed in Virginia with the National Guard while the movement against the Vietnam War reached a fever pitch. The Norfolk native started to feel guilty donning his uniform, knowing young men were dying in droves for an absurd cause. So Maccubbin burned his military papers…. Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Read The Best Tips And Tricks About Real Estate Investing Your Peers Have To Offer

Read The Best Tips And Tricks About Real Estate Investing Your Peers Have To Offer Often, people that lose money in real estate do so because they don’t have the right knowledge. Fortunately, this article has the basics you need to know. Continue reading this article for the right information to help with real estate… Read more »

Sylvia Burton, Lesbian Kihei, Maui 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: Aloha! I have been helping both buyers and sellers with their Maui real estate transactions for over 18 years. I have helped clients sell their homes to move up… Read more »

Toronto and Vancouver Buyers Can’t Move Up, So They Renovate

Defeated house hunters in Toronto and Vancouver who feel that the supply of affordable homes must be shrinking aren’t entirely imagining the phenomenon. Beata Caranci, chief economist at Toronto-Dominion Bank, says the houses listed for sale are increasingly tilted towards the upper end of the market. Her report, entitled Moving on the Monopoly Board: Buyer… Read more »

Brian Lavery, Gay Seattle 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’m a Seattle native, and my family has lived on the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle for three generations. I graduated from Washington State University with a Business/Marketing degree,… Read more »

More Tiny Houses for DC?

The popular tiny-house movement may get a big boost in the District this fall when significantly looser restrictions regarding “accessory dwelling units” — the technical name for the trendy residences — go into effect. Under provisions in the city’s new zoning code, from Sept. 6, homeowners will have an easier time getting the necessary approval… Read more »

Michael Bannett, Gay West Hartford 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: With over a decade of experience as a Real Estate Agent(R) I bring an extensive understanding of what is needed to help you navigate the Connecticut real estate transaction… Read more »

Everyone’s Moving to Oregon

A confluence of factors — including low supply, high demand, obstructive regulations and lacking infrastructure — is driving up housing prices in the state, a panel of state economists and housing experts told a legislative committee Tuesday, May 24. “There are too few units given the strong and growing demand,” said Josh Lehner, economist with… Read more »

Debbie Barrera, Lesbian Austin 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: Debbie is a fun, friendly, professional Austin Realtor with over 10 years real estate experience. Austin is a Blue dot in a Red State, very LGBT friendly! See Debbie’s… Read more »

Prices Surging for Philly Home Sales

Home values in a highly competitive Philadelphia Real Estate market – newly reclassified by the real estate search engine Zillow as “very hot” – finished the first quarter of 2016 higher than the peak the Philadelphia Real Estate market reached just before the housing bubble burst in 2007. “[This] implies that all of the losses… Read more »

Pat Shannon, Gay Friendly Arlington 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: Pat Shannon is an experienced, professional Arlington real estate agent – she cares about her clients on a personal level. While some Arlington real estate agents may see you… Read more »

Rainbow Crosswalks for Austin?

LGBT advocates in America’s third-gayest city have renewed their push to install rainbow-colored crosswalks on a downtown street. Austin Pride wants two rainbow-colored crosswalks on Bettie Naylor Street — named for a pioneering Texas LGBT activist — in the city’s warehouse district, which is home to its largest gay nightclubs. The rainbow crosswalks received initial… Read more »

Clara Mitchell Enns, Gay Friendly Winnipeg 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: Clara has worked in Winnipeg real estate for more than twenty years. Whether you are buying or selling Winnipeg real estate, we will use our strategic pricing techniques and… Read more »

Why Washington DC is the Best City for Gays

New York? Yawn. San Francisco? It’s been overrun by tech junkies. Chicago? Might as well be Shreveport. The jury is officially in, via my Facebook page, and Washington, D.C., has been declared the best city to be gay. But what makes our nation’s capital the ideal urban fruitopia for the LGBT community? Succinctly, today’s Washington… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Having A Hard Time Understanding Home Mortgages? Follow These Tips!

Having A Hard Time Understanding Home Mortgages? Follow These Tips! Watch out for banks offering a “no cost” mortgage loan. There is really no such thing as “no cost”. The closing costs with “no cost” mortgages is rolled into the mortgage loan instead of being due upfront. This means that you will be paying interest… Read more »

Shelly Long, Lesbian Sacramento 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: Whatever your real estate needs, rest assured they’ll be addressed professionally in a timely manner…with a positive, upbeat attitude. See Shelly’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay… Read more »

Wendy Levy, Lesbian 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: I have had a wonderful time helping more than 950 people move and buy and sell Denver real estate…. relocation, 1st time buyers, clients moving up and those who… Read more »

Arlene Jean, Lesbian Joshua Tree 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: Arlene (AJ) and her life partner, Kathy are entering their 20th year together and have made Joshua their home for the past 18 years. They have 3 fur kids… Read more »

Seven of the World’s Tallest Skyscrapers

As far as modern living goes, building higher and higher is one the trend du jour, with developers trying to (literally) outreach each other with every new project. From Dubai to Hong Kong, the trend to build high has originated some stunning designs with even more stunning views from the apartments. While London is currently… Read more »

LGBTI Community More Likely to Buy or Sell Homes

LGBTI people are far more likely to buy or sell a home than their straight counterparts, new research reveals. In a representative study Emerald Life, the UK’s first full-service insurance provider for the LGBTI community, asked 2,023 adults about their plans for the next six months; their results were then compared to a sample of… Read more »

Is San Francisco Market Slowing Down?

That sound you hear may be some air finally escaping from the inflated San Francisco real estate market. Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area fell by 1.8% year-over-year in March, the first such drop in four years, according to Redfin , a Seattle-based real estate brokerage. “For years, San Francisco has been one… Read more »

US Luxury House Market in a Slump?

The luxury housing market is in a slump, with prices falling 1.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the year-ago period, according to a new report from Redfin. Aside from a positive blip in 2015’s fourth quarter, the market has been slowing since the third quarter of 2014, so the drop is… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: 3 Home Improvement Projects That Can Add Significant Equity to the House

3 Home Improvement Projects That Can Add Significant Equity to the House Typically, a do-it-yourself homeowner will constantly look for home improvement projects that can add a significant value to the home. Many of the projects are small enough that they will not break the bank or overextend their budget, but will provide additional equity… Read more »

Why Are Gayborhoods So Gay?

Space, place, neighborhood and household — these are all terms we use in everyday life to describe where we like to hang out, play, sleep, eat and love. Because we identify ourselves through things such as names, sexual and gender identities, race/ethnicity and national origin, it is fair to say that when discussing intersectionality, the… Read more »

Is San Francisco’s Market Slowing Down?

That sound you hear may be some air finally escaping from the inflated San Francisco real estate market. Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area fell by 1.8% year-over-year in March, the first such drop in four years, according to Redfin , a Seattle-based real estate brokerage. “For years, San Francisco has been one… Read more »

Corey Eubanks, Gay Vancouver, Washington 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’m Corey Eubanks, and I’d like to be your painfully honest Real Estate Agent. I work in the Vancouver, Washington region, just north of Portland, oregon – I’m licensed… Read more »

How Secretive Shell Companies Shape The U.S. Real Estate Market

The 11.5 million leaked documents of the Panama Papers have shone a spotlight on numerous anonymous companies that the world’s wealthy use to secretly manage their funds. These companies acted as fronts for high-profile politicians, celebrities and businessmen, allowing them to buy property, open bank accounts and trade assets without the public knowing their true… Read more »

Toni Powell, Gay Friendly Seattle Mover

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: Proud Member: GBSA-Greater Seattle Business Association Seattle Chamber of Commerce BBB-accredited; A+ AMSA-American Moving and Storage Association Washington Mover’s Conference Washington Trucker’s Association. Seattle is a city that makes… Read more »

David Morris, Gay Indianapolis Real Estate Agent

David MorrisPeriodically 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 have lived in Indiana all my life and a resident of Indianapolis for over 25 years. I have been a full time Realtor for 15 yrs working… Read more »

Stephen Sattler, Gay Baltimore 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: If you’re relocating to the Baltimore real estate market from somewhere else, or if you’re a current Baltimore resident and would like to look at other places to live,… Read more »

How To Make Expensive Cities Affordable For Everyone Again

Last week, we wrote about a new report from the California Legislative Analyst’s Office that found that poorer neighborhoods that have added more market-rate housing in the Bay Area since 2000 have been less likely to experience displacement. The idea is counterintuitive but consistent with what many economists theorize: Build more housing, and the cost… Read more »

Is the New York Real Estate Market About to Crash?

The tallest residential structure in the Western Hemisphere sits at 432 Park Avenue in New York City. Standing at nearly 1,400 feet, there are 141 apartments for sale in a building where there average selling price is $21 million, ten times the price of an “average” Manhattan apartment! But here’s the thing, despite all the… Read more »

What The Average Manhattan Rent Could Get You Abroad

Finding a home in Manhattan is notoriously hard, with rents steadily on the rise and an ever-growing influx of people looking to make the borough their home. For February 2016, MNS Real Estate reports the average Manhattan rent to be sitting at $3,850 (€3,411, £2,658), after spiking over $4,000 (€3,563, £2,812) towards the end of… Read more »

Edward Alexander, Gay Wilmington 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: After a successful career with Morgan Stanley, Edward Alexander is working with a level of professionalism and knowledge that’s hard to match! Wilmington has the largest per capita gay… Read more »

Most Rural LGBT Folks Move to Cities

More than half of LGBT people that live in rural areas of Northern Ireland feel compelled to move to cities, a new report has revealed. The findings by The Rainbow Project, also showed that 43% of respondents said their sexual orientation was at least partly related their desire to move. The survey explored the lives… Read more »

Ray Gernhart, Gay Washington DC 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: With my successful career of over twenty five years in real estate, I have personally experienced all the ups and downs of the Washington DC real estate market. Since… Read more »

Jamie Stokes, Gay Oshawa, Ontario 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 am a dedicated and driven full time Sales Representative here to help you get your dream home in the area that is best for you. I work full… Read more »

Best Date to List a Home for Sale, By Market

Spring selling season is ready to bloom–in just over a week for some of the nation’s markets according to Zillow, which last week reported the best time frame to list a home for sale in specific major metros across the nation. The Hanley Wood Data Studio picked up on the Zillow report and created the… Read more »

Lynn Wunsch, Lesbian 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: My real estate practice is based upon my core values and my passion to provide superior customer service, leverage my expertise and knowledge, serve as an advocate and the… Read more »

Japan Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper

Japan will one day lay claim to the world’s tallest building, if new plans are to go ahead. The Sky Mile Tower in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, would measure 1,699m and host up to 55,000 people. It would be located in a Tokyo Bay, southeast of the city. The futuristic concept for the new… Read more »

Millennials Leaving High-Cost Vancouver, B.C.

As the price of an average house in the beautiful city nears $1.3 million Canadian, young tech workers are moving out, leaving worried business leaders behind. Kevin Oke had a millennial’s dream job in Vancouver, B.C., working as lead designer at a video-game company whose clients included Atari and Ubisoft Entertainment, but he still couldn’t… Read more »

Brian Lavery, Gay Seattle 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’m a Seattle native, and my family has lived on the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle for three generations. I graduated from Washington State University with a Business/Marketing degree,… Read more »

Melissa C Lundgren, Gay Friendly Nashville 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. My goal is to give you a stellar- best ever-personal-home buying or listing experience- To determine, prepare, and help you accomplish your goals and dreams of Home ownership here… Read more »

Could This 3D-Printed Home Be The Revolution For Off-Grid Living?

Buildings, transport and manufacturing consume the most energy in our day-to-day lives; but with ever-rising demand and cost, what would it look like if we reimagined these systems? The Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy (AIME) demonstration project is one possible strategy to create a balance between urbanization, resulting in humanity’s growing need for energy, and humanity…. Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Thinking About Buying Real Estate IN Brandon? Read These Tips First

Thinking About Buying Real Estate IN Brandon? Read These Tips First Knowing what you can afford in monthly payments is very important when considering a real estate purchase. If you have a maximum monthly payment amount that you feel comfortable with, then you will eliminate the possibility of making yourself “house poor”, meaning that all… Read more »

Paul Hyllested, 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. Paul Hyllested has been in the real estate industry since 2000. During his time in the business of real estate, Paul has been a part of both difficult and… Read more »

Vancouver Has a Ton of Empty Homes

“Home buyers and prospective renters have fretted for years that investors were snapping up homes and leaving them empty, cutting supply and boosting prices in the process,” as the Financial Post put it. The report analyzed residential electricity consumption via a decade’s worth of anonymized data provided by BC Hydro, the electric utility. A home… Read more »

Terry’s Blog: Shop Until You Drop: Real Estate Buying Tips For Sioux Falls Home Buyers

Shop Until You Drop: Real Estate Buying Tips For Sioux Falls Home Buyers Knowing what you can afford in monthly payments is very important when considering a real estate purchase. If you have a maximum monthly payment amount that you feel comfortable with, then you will eliminate the possibility of making yourself “house poor”, meaning… Read more »

LGBT People Flocking to Anti-Gay States

LGBT people are increasingly moving to traditionally red states where they lack protections against discrimination and are under attack from anti-gay lawmakers, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Gallup. Of the 20 US cities that saw increases in their rankings for percentage of LGBT residents from 1993 to 2014,… Read more »

Jeremiah Oswald, Gay Charleston 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. Jeremiah has a passion for real estate which started when he bought his first home at 21. Homeownership and the idea of long-term investments inspired him to become a… Read more »

Robert Dawson, Gay Lynchburg Property Manager

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. As newly elected president of our Lynchburg Association of Realtors for 2016, I look forward to serving my professional peers as well as our community. Owner/Broker of Dawson Ford… Read more »

Selling Your Home in Brandon SD. Advice From Those Who Have Been There

Selling Your Home in Brandon SD. Advice From Those Who Have Been There Have your home’s heating and air conditioning systems checked for proper working order before you put the home on the market. Servicing major appliances, like the heating and air conditioning system, before selling your home makes it more appealing, because buyers don’t… Read more »

Buying Real Estate in Sioux Falls SD

Buying Real Estate in Sioux Falls SD If you trust the realtor you have chosen for your real estate purchase, it can be in your interest to ask about service providers for other aspects of the purchase. Realtors work with mortgage lenders and others on a regular basis and can recommend those that they have… Read more »

Death of the Gayborhood: Queer Aging in the Time of Gentrification

Seattle is experiencing a new era of gentrification, one that doesn’t just bulldoze low income apartment buildings but is also wiping out traditional gayborhoods, severing the links between queer generations. Two artists respond with resilience. Seattle is “broverwhelmed.” Between the tech industry and the real estate developers catering to upscale tastes of the increasingly privileged… Read more »