10 Ways to Add Value to Homes

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Whether you’re interested in starting a remodel project or just want to create more curb appeal with one you’re already working on, industry experts agree there are a number of easy, budget-conscious ways you can add value to a home. There are 10 home-improvement projects that can make life in a current home more enjoyable […]

GenY is Finally in a Mood to Buy (Houses)

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

              Housing industry, brace yourself: The Millennials are moving in. A generation that’s about 90 million strong, Millennials (or Generation Y) form the largest demographic wave in the nation’s history — even larger than the Baby Boomers. And now that the oldest are in their early 30s (the youngest […]

10 Most Affordable Housing Markets in America

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

So you’re looking to buy a new house. Congratulations! While you’re probably going to want to check out schools and make sure the neighborhood is safe, you’re also going to want to know — you know, because — what neighboring homes are going for. That’s where the Coldwell Banker Home Listing 2014 Report comes in. The group compared […]

The Most Innovative Cities in America

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability, these 10 cities are leading the pack when it comes to creatively solving urban issues. 1. New York New York has made a lot of the digital age. The city hosts a thriving tech sector with 300,000 employees — on par with Silicon Valley — and […]

What Homes Do Millennials Buy?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New NAHB research shows that millennials tend to buy homes that are smaller, older and less expensive than homes bought by older generations. Being the youngest home buyers with little or no accumulated wealth also affects how millennials shop for and buy their homes. (View a Dec. 10 Fox Business news report where NAHB CEO Jerry Howard discusses […]

Cleveland Home Prices Outpacing National Average

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

  Data released on May 28th by the S&P/Case-Schiller Home Price Indices found that Cleveland home prices have appreciated faster than the national average. The Home Price Indices, which are the leading measure of U.S. Home Prices, show home prices in the 10-City and 20-City Composite Indices increased 0.8% and 0.9% respectively between February and […]

New Home Sales Case Study – Waverly Station Townhomes

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Waverly Station Townhomes Overview: 23 Townhomes – $4.8 Million – 22 Month Sales Cycle A few short years ago, Case Development LLC, found a dilapidated piece of property on the border of Ohio City and the Gordon Square Arts District. In the uncertain year 2011, they partnered with the Keller Williams Realty of Greater Cleveland […]

Phillips excited to lead Keller Williams Realty’s new Rocky River office

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Written by: Jill Sell Scott Phillips, Jr., company president of Keller Williams Realty’s new Greater Cleveland River office in Rocky River, wants to be a pro football coach when he “grows up.” That’s understandable, because Phillips is a former professional arena football quarterback. Right now, however, Phillips will have to settle for a different kind […]

Fortune Magazine says Cleveland is on the rise in 2014

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

By: Michael K. McIntyre CLEVELAND,Ohio — It was just a few short years ago that Forbes magazine dubbed Cleveland America’s most miserable city. Fortunes apparently have improved, says Fortune magazine. Thanks to a re-population push into the city, Fortune lists Cleveland as one of the country’s next Brooklyns, meaning we’re poised for growth. A Fortune […]

Top 5 Strategies for 2014

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

1. Studying the market conditions specifically and regularly. If you only watch the news, you’re waiting too long to develop a plan. The news, by its nature, reports on events which have already occurred. Therefore if you’re looking backwards with the news as your primary information source, you’re likely reacting to the market rather than making […]