Author Archives: Debbie Prosser

Senate Bill Cuts Property Tax Deduction

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, November 10, 2017 Yesterday, Senate Finance Committee Republicans released their version of the tax reform bill. Although it goes one step further than the House bill by preserving the $1 million cap on the mortgage … Continue reading

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Homes Are More Affordable Than 20 Years Ago

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Homes are actually more affordable now than they were in the late 1990s, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor Report by Black Knight Inc., a mortgage data and performance information provider. … Continue reading

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5 Horrors at Home Showings

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, October 31, 2017 From the artwork to the odor, your listing may be inadvertently giving buyers the creeps. Realtor.com® recently interviewed real estate professionals about the items that have scared off their buyers the … Continue reading

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When to Drop Your Listing Price

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 30, 2017 Though low inventory is prompting buyers to raise their offers in order to beat out competitors, you still want your sellers to know: an overpriced listing will linger on the market. … Continue reading

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What Home Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 27, 2017 A home insurance policy won’t cover every thing that could possibly go wrong with a home. The details are all in the fine print within the policy. “Insurance policies are like … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September

WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — After three straight monthly declines, existing-home sales slightly reversed course in September, but ongoing supply shortages and recent hurricanes muted overall activity and caused sales to fall back on an annual basis, according to the … Continue reading

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Study: Your Listing’s Words Carry Weight

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 18, 2017 A new study finds that properties that contain certain words in their listing comments tend to sell for higher prices. CoreLogic researchers analyzed more than 1 million single-family transactions that closed … Continue reading

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How Big a Gamble is a Condemned Home?

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 11, 2017 It could be the deal of a lifetime or your client’s worst nightmare. But just because a house has been condemned doesn’t mean it can’t be a fit for buyers who … Continue reading

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6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air. Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid grief or … Continue reading

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