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“This Spring’s Home Buying Season Could Be The Best In Years”
The spring home-selling season could be the strongest in years and may foreshadow which markets will lead a battered housing industry in an anemic recovery, economists say. “This spring will be the litmus test for housing demand,” says Steven Ricchiuto, chief economist for Mizuho Securities USA. Continue reading . . .
“Best Neighborhoods For First-Time Homebuyers In 2012”
Purchasing a house can be a daunting experience-especially in this economy. For anyone getting ready to make that initial venture into home ownership, these places offer affordable, beautifully crafted houses (like the one pictured above in Rockland, Maine) that are a good bet in a great location — just a few of the 61 vibrant neighborhoods from coast to coast where you’ll find one-of-a-kind period houses. Read on to see which ones meet the needs of a first-time homeowner. . .
“3 Easy Ways To Grow Your Web Presence”
Do you have a robust web presence? To succeed in today’s online social networking-based environment, a single page on your broker’s site is no longer sufficient. Inman News outlines three steps for pumping up the volume with your online profiles. Continue reading . . .