Weekly Round Up - Real Estate Links We Love - June 3

Posted by Walnut Street Finance Team on Jun 3, 2018

This week’s round up of real estate news, real estate investing advice and home improvement tips...


Northeast D.C. neighborhood Kingman Park will become an official historic district

D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board voted last week to designate Northeast D.C. neighborhood Kingman Park as a historic district, and the dust is still settling as neighbors debate whether this is a good thing or bad thing for the enclave...read full story here

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Raleigh tops list of HQ2 competitors based on real estate market, study says

Raleigh rises to the top of a new study by Attom Data Solutions ranking all of the cities still in the running to be considered for Amazon HQ2 by real estate market. The study considered several metrics from median home price, to average school score, to environmental hazard risk…read full story here

Delaware home prices grow faster in 2018 than any state but Oregon

The pendulum that is Delaware’s housing market appears to be swinging in favor of sellers. The average price of a Delaware home spiked 3.9 percent during the first three months of 2018, the biggest jump in any state except Oregon, according to federal data released last week...read full story here


This Is When You’re Ready to Invest in Real Estate

The adage of “invest in real estate because they’re not making it anymore” has enticed more than a few people to buy property. There is money to be made in this alternative asset - and for the unwary, money to be lost. That’s because real estate isn’t just an investment; it’s a commitment, too. Read full story here

Six Ways to Find More Cash Buyers For Your Real Estate

They say “cash is king” when it comes to real estate. For those try to sell homes and flip houses, it’s cash buyers who rule. They are vitally important in the current market and can make moving property far easier. So how do active real estate investors, agents and other property owners find more cash buyers for their deals? Read full story here

7 Reasons You Should Consider Investing in Single Family Homes

The real estate market has slowly recovered from the devastating losses in value suffered from the Great Recession. It’s not such a risk to invest anymore, and one could reasonably expect to make a profit in a short amount of time...read full story here


Ice Cream Colors Are the 2018 Home Decor Trend You’ll Want to Scoop Up

ice cream colors are the 2018 home design trend

If your home’s been decked out in dark decor and saturated colors for years, it could be time for a refresh. Or maybe we should say a refreshment. This season, it's all about light and airy pastels in the home. Pastels? For spring? Groundbreaking, we know. But designers say there's a whole new reason these color shades are hot right now: They resemble your favorite warm-weather treat, ice cream...read full story here

Ask a Pro Q&A: Create the Perfect Exterior Design for Your Home

When making a first impression, every second counts. Exterior hues are a big part of curb appeal. Learn if an exterior can be enhanced by trends...read full story here

Do Not Touch: 3 Old Home Features to Protect During Renovations

If you’re flipping a house or renovating before a resale, your goal should be to do exactly what’s necessary to make it profitable—not too much extra since you’re working within a narrow budget, but not too little either. With older homes, though, it’s easy to mistakenly damage the house’s value by removing or altering traditional features that are highly desirable...read full story here

Building Your Real Estate Empire: Borrower Basics 101

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