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February 2017

Found 4 blog entries for February 2017.

Making Closed Floor Plan Appealing to Buyers An open floor plan is a floor plan with few walls in public areas of the home. In a home with a typical open floor plan, the dining room, kitchen and living room may all flow together in one area, with few visual cues to indicate where one room ends and another room begins.

Open floor plans allow members of the household or visitors to spend time together in one large space while each person engages in a separate activity. These kinds of layouts promote togetherness, while still enabling each person to have their own space. In addition, open floor plans are perfect for people who enjoy entertaining, because they can easily accommodate large groups of people.

These floor plans are the preference of many homeowners today, but it was not always

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Housing Market Projections The new year ushered in a variety of changes for the United States. With a new administration and a generally healthy economy, 2017 poses unique challenges as well as attractive opportunities for people who are aiming to buy a home. Whether thinking about buying a home for the first time, moving to a new city, or downsizing, it benefits the process to be educated on the current real estate climate.

Here are 7 home buying trends that may affect your plans on purchasing a house in 2017.

1. Credit Standards are Loosening Up

After the mortgage meltdown in 2008, lenders tightened credit standards to a never-been-seen-before point. The credit score needed to buy a home during that period rose significantly, and buyers with even mediocre credit

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Moving in Home in Great Condition More than half of homebuyers today make improvements to the property they close on. "Move-in ready" doesn't seem as important as it used to be. Only 18 percent of recent homebuyers reported buying a home that had recently been remodeled. If this seems like an unusual trend, it just one of the surprising findings in a study of real estate buying selling habits found in a recent study.

More than 80 percent of sellers, according to the same body of statistics take the time and spend the money to complete home improvements prior to listing. Although those improvements are most commonly relatively minor, including interior and/or exterior painting, redoing a bathroom, boosting curb appeal, improving landscaping and adding new flooring, typical

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Cat on Couch in Listed Home Pet ownership in America is a steadily growing trend. In fact, according to statistics published by the ASPCA, some 37 to 47 percent of all households in the United States include one or more dogs and some 30 to 37 percent of homes are shared with one or more cats. In actual numbers, this translates to approximately 70 to 80 million dogs and 74 to 96 million cats living in homes throughout the country.

While these numbers clearly show that having a pet is popular, not all home buyers are pet owners and this can create a problem when those who are need to sell their home.  

Start by Deciding on the Best Marketing Path to Follow

Sellers who share their homes with pets will typically be faced with two choices when putting their homes on the

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