Weekly Round Up - Real Estate Links We Love - Feb 17

Posted by Walnut Street Finance Team on Feb 17, 2018

This week's collection of real estate links we love...

Walnut Street Finance in the News

The Journey from Developer to Private Lender

Bobby Montagne | Walnut Street Finance | From Developer to Private Lender

CEO Bobby Montagne shares his journey from developer to private lender with American Association of Private Lenders...Read Full Article Here

Real Estate News

2018 N.Va. homes market expected to show strength

There are plenty of variables in play and potential hiccups along the way, but an analysis of the Northern Virginia real estate market anticipates both sales and prices to continue moving upward through 2018...Read Full Article Here

The ‘Revenge of Homeownership’ And 5 Other D.C. Real Estate Trends to Watch

The U.S. rate of homeownership fell steadily for several years following the Great Recession, but it has begun to rise again, a trend that is coinciding with a drop in multifamily construction. By mid-2016, U.S. homeownership had dropped by 62.9%, its lowest point since 1965. But that began to reverse in 2017, and by Q4 it had reached 64.2%...Read Full Article Here

About 26,700 homes were sold in Hampton Roads in 2017, more than year prior

Home sales and prices in Hampton Roads inched up in 2017, according to Real Estate Information Network Inc. 19,099 homes - including new construction, existing, single-family and condos - were sold on the Southside for an average prices of $266,067. Walnut Street Finance sees the growth and has expanded our lending services to this region… Read Full Article Here 

Real Estate Investing Tips

The Psychological Factors of Home Buyers and How They Perceive Your List Price

There are many factors that go into selling your home. But one of the more critical pieces is pricing your home just right. The price of your home can dictate many aspects of the home selling process throughout the life of your listing. One of the things that home sellers tend to overlook is the psychological factors that list price has on buyers...Read Full Article Here

Problems to Look for When Buying an Old House

Buying an old home may allow you to live in a stylish, affordable piece of history. Unfortunately, it can also bring with it a lot of issues that you may not be prepared for. What seems like a great deal at first may ultimately cost way more than you bargained for. There are problems to look for when buying an old house you should be cognizant of...Read Full Article Here

[ BLOG POST: Buying a Historic Home in North Carolina? Read This First. ] 

Alternatives for Anxious Investors As Stocks Drop

The stock market took a plunge a few weeks ago sending a reminder to investors that stocks are risky. So what are some alternative options for those still interested in investing? Bobby Montagne weighs in...Read Full Article Here

Home Improvement Tips

Looky-Loos: 7 of the Most Stunning Bathroom Design Trend of 2018

It’s no longer just about taking care of business: The bathroom is having a major design moment...Read Full Article Here

Top 15 Home Updates That Pay Off

Find out how the top 15 home improvement rank, plus get tips on maximizing the return at resale...Read Full Article Here

4 Things to Do Before Gutting A Home

Do you have a bit of a fixer-upper on your hands? Or maybe you’re just ready for a major change? Remodeling your home can be a lot of work, but the results, when well done, are well worth it...Read Full Article Here

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