Moultrie Woods

As we close the chapter on the Moultrie Woods New Home Community Development. I want to share with you a quote from one of our residents on why she and her family fell in love with the neighborhood. “It reminded me of a quaint little village.  It was a small neighborhood, which I liked.  It’s […]

28 DIY Small Backyard Ideas That Make a Big Statement Revitalize any small patio or yard with these easy space-saving decorating and gardening ideas. BY RORI KOTCH AND JENAE SITZES APR 16, 2020

When it comes to backyards, bigger isn’t always better. Especially if you can make your space your own by using some of these inspiring ideas we’ve compiled for you! We promise your petite backyard will benefit from some simple and stylish tricks, like patio string light ideas that help set the mood around the outdoor bar, or innovative backyard […]

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

  These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month.   […]

Home Builders See Sales Jump as Renters Flee Apartments

New-home sales plummeted for four weeks after the nation shut down and then reversed course. Many would-be purchasers are renters who want more space. NEW YORK – Sales of newly built homes started to rise over the past two weeks, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting (JBRC). Activity plummeted in the first four weeks […]

Real Estate During Covid-19

CHICAGO – The spring housing market will be slower than normal due to stay-at-home orders by many states and municipalities to control the outbreak of COVID-19 – but the majority of real estate professionals see the slowdown as temporary. They’re optimistic that a turnaround will occur once social distancing measures are lifted. Almost six of […]

HOW TO DISINFECT YOUR HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS

What’s The Best Way To Disinfect Your Home? Tips For How—And What—To Clean During Coronavirus Amy DobsonSenior Contributor Real Estate Covering everything from luxury homes to housing trends around the world.   As the world ramps up its self-protection measures against coronavirus, we have all seen the advice for washing our hands for 20 seconds […]

Staging Tips

3 Staging Trends that Can Turn Off Buyers Stagers say popular home design trends may look stylish to owners but not to buyers. Don’t mix too many metals, for example – and neutral wall colors still work best. CHICAGO – Home staging can show off a home in its best light. Adding simple, updated decor […]

Home Prices are increasing BUT Mortgage Interest Rates are declining

Study: It’s 16% Cheaper to Buy Now than Late 2018 Home prices are going up; mortgage rates are going down. A study by Black Knight found that the buyer savings from mortgage rate drops more than offsets the rise in home prices by about 16% (about $48,000) in just over a year’s time. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. […]