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Weekly Round Up - Real Estate Links We Love - June 24

Posted by Walnut Street Finance Team on Jun 24, 2018 9:08:41 AM

Summer is officially here! Here’s our weekly round up of real estate links we love…


2018 Best Places for Millennials in the Washington, D.C. Area

Explore the best places for young professionals based on the number of millennial residents, job opportunities, and access to bars, restaurants, and affordable housing. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, and other sources...read full story here

This Is The Salary You’ll Need to Afford a Home in Each of the 50 States


If you've been wondering how much you'll need to buy a home in your state, we've got an answer. Finance website HowMuch.net recently did the math on house affordability by state...read full story here

Real Estate Matters: The Surprising 2018 Housing Market

Home buyers are out in force. Sellers are scarce. The number of homes for sale on the market is as low as it was more than 20 years ago...read full story here


America’s Top 5 Coolest Places to Buy a Vacation Home

The remote ‘gig economy’ has never been more accessible than it is today. 4G wireless covers 99% of America. Our laptops and phones run faster off the grid for longer. On the downside, the signal-everywhere, digital economy makes working 24/7 dangerously irresistible. On the upside, freelancers working remotely now comprise the fastest growing segment of the job market—which means it’s more culturally permissible than ever to work from home overlooking the beach...read full story here

For $4 million, this NC island could be yours. Bring a boat and mind the rare birds.


On a Google map, Lea Island shows no roads, no cities and no landmarks of any kind except this description in red: "Remote habitat with shells and birds."...read full story here

9 Things You Should Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

About one in eight homebuyers is buying a second home, according to research from the National Association of Realtors. And summer is a time of year when buyers think about it...read full story here


17 Landscaping Ideas to Improve Property Value


What are some good, actionable landscaping ideas you can start implementing to increase the value of your property? It’s no secret that homebuyers are more drawn towards homes with attractive and well-kept yards. A house with good landscape design not only increases curb appeal (the appearance of a house when seen from the sidewalk), it also gives the impression of an overall well-maintained house, adorns the neighborhood, and adds a leisure place of natural beauty for the family. So, we thought we’d put together an article with useful tips and landscaping ideas to help make your yard look fantastic...read full story here

5 Tips for Financing Your Next Home Improvement Project

Whether it's transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country...read full story here

Your Summer Home Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tasks That Aren't Too Hot to Handle

Sweet summertime is here, in all its lemonade stand/frosé (frozen rosé, for the uninitiated)/backyard barbecue glory. And we are here for it. So as temps begin to climb sky-high in most parts of the country—making manual labor pretty darn unbearable—you'd be forgiven for putting off home maintenance work in favor of, well, anything else...read full story here


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