From real estate trends of the past to real estate trends of the future, don't miss this week's links we love...
In its annual look ahead, the Urban Land Institute predicts a soft landing. That may seem totally tone-deaf when considering today’s news cycle and the overall tumult of 2017 thus far. But as far as the real estate industry is concerned, the immediate future promises a relatively smooth ride...read full article here
Downsizing? That’s so 2016. Housing trends indicate a move toward bigger, not tinier, homes, and many Americans are grappling with more space than they need...read full article here
To dig into the heads of our most loyal followers, we surveyed readers last month on a bevy of topics. They revealed their favorite cleaning shortcuts, their most hated chore, even the Apartment Therapy advice that has been a game-changer for their home life. We also asked them about trends. We learned that readers are still pretty much into the whole boho look and really love colored doors (and color, in general). We also asked about the trends they wished to see crawl under a rock, never to see the light of day again. Here's what you told us...Read full article here
If you've been considering selling your home, one of your first questions will be: "How much is my house worth?" Maybe you've been inspired by those "Sold" signs in your neighborhood; maybe you're just ready for a change of scenery. Whatever the case, a great way to get an idea of how much your home is worth is to look at the recent sale prices of other homes in your neighborhood...Read full article here
If you could own a home inside a metropolis boasting floating parks, perfect weather, and the option to work from home every day with the simple touch of a button, would you? Google thinks you probably would, and furthermore, that you would be a happier, healthier person as a result...Read full article here
U. S. new-home sales in September recorded the largest single-month increase since 1992, a sign the market remains resilient despite two major hurricanes and a continuing inventory shortage...read full article here