Relevant News Links – December 18th 2015

“One kind word can warm three winter months.” –  Japanese Proverb ______________________ Holiday Sales: Real-Estate Deals Often Surge in December Some real-estate agents find themselves working long hours during their holiday vacation time. http://www.wsj.com/articles/holiday-sales-real-estate-deals-often-surge-in-december-1450364907 ______________________ Market Instability Won’t Deter a Fed Rate Hike Last week’s volatility in the markets, highlighted by further implosions in the high-yield

Relevant News Links – Friday, December 11th

“December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.”  ― Fennel Hudson ______________________________________________________________________ Real-Estate Pros Pen Purple Prose The higher the home price, the more flowery the verbiage in the property description, an analysis of real-estate listings finds http://www.wsj.com/articles/real-estate-pros-pen-purple-prose-1449764159 ______________________________________________________________________ ‘It’s Very Likely the Fed

Relevant News Links – December 7th

“It is December, and nobody asked if I was ready.”   ― Sarah Kay __________________________________________________________________________ High-End Homes Prices Fall in the U.S. A new report finds that prices for luxury properties have fallen for the first time since 2012 http://fortune.com/2015/11/19/housing-market/ __________________________________________________________________________ ‘It’s Very Likely the Fed Will Begin Raising Interest Rates’ Friday’s solid jobs report nudges

Relevant News Links – November 20th 2015

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough”. ~Oprah Winfrey ___________________________________________________________ Traditional Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Decorate your home in a traditional style this year for a look that is warm, welcoming and timeless. http://www.hgtv.com/design/rooms/living-and-dining-rooms/traditional-thanksgiving-decorating-ideas-pictures ___________________________________________________________ In Thanksgiving Day

Relevant News Links – November 13th 2015

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else”.  –Albert Einstein _____________________________________________________________________ Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report Coldwell Banker Home Listing Report, the most extensive home price comparison tool in the United States. The annual report includes market data for more than 2,700 real estate