New Home Closing Rules Take Effect August 1st, 2015

Goodbye HUD-1 Form. New Home Closing Rules Take Effect Aug. 1 : National Association of Home Builders The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will institute new rules Aug. 1 regarding disclosures under the Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act that will affect all home builders, particularly those with a real estate lending arm. Under the new procedures as a result … [Read more...]

William Raveis Introduces “RAVestimate”

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December 2014 YTD Brokerage Sales Results

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14 New Home Design Trends for 2014

14 NEW-HOME DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2014 What the buyer wants is top of mind when it comes to new-home design By: Nick Lehnert Nick Lehnert, executive director at Irvine, Calif.–based KTGY, and Mollie Carmichael, principal at John Burns Real Estate Consulting in Irvine, assembled for BIG BUILDER 14 ethnographically informed design trends. All 14 of these trends fall within three primary assertions in … [Read more...]

Getting Your House Ready To Sell

Here are some tips that will help you to get more money for your home and sell it faster. A. Improve Your Curb Appeal: 1. Repair wood rot on the exterior and have your house painted if it needs it. Stay away from bold colors. 2. Have the roof washed if there are black streaks of mold on the shingles. These black streaks make a buyer think it needs replacing. 3. Clean the windows and … [Read more...]