Monthly Archives: April 2012

APRIL – 2012 Newsletter Housing Trends eNewsletter

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or … Continue reading

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Home Trend Watch: Home Owners Want More Kitchen Space

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine More home owners want more space in their kitchens and are expanding the kitchen’s use for more than just cooking, according to the latest findings from the American Institute of Architects’ quarterly Home Design … Continue reading

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Low-ball Offers a Thing of the Past?

Buyers may find submitting a low-ball offer is a losing strategy for tackling the housing market this spring.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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Top 5 Most Affordable Housing Markets

Where is it cheapest to buy a home? Find out the top 5 most affordable places for housing. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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More Single Family Homes Turned Into Rentals

As the number of for-sale homes listed on the MLS drops, the number of single-family homes up for rent has been gradually increasing. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ … Continue reading

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2 Neighbors Hold New Buyers of REO at Gunpoint

It wasn’t exactly the welcoming response a couple expected when they tried to enter a foreclosed home their son had just purchased. Their two new neighbors held them hostage at gunpoint because the men thought they were trying to rob … Continue reading

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Freddie Reallocates More Funds to Boost Short Sales

The mortgage giants in recent weeks have placed a greater emphasis on short sales. In its latest move, Freddie Mac repositions funds from an underused federal program to give mortgage servicers more money to focus on completing short sales. Go … Continue reading

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Make Video Marketing Work for Your Business

Experts say firms that sell a visual or hard-to-explain product or service should employ such videos because customers can see exactly what they are getting. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: … Continue reading

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6 Painting Tips for Freshening Up Exteriors

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Photo Credit: Paint Quality Institute Springtime is the best time to give a home a fresh coat of paint, according to the Paint Quality Institute. “By painting in moderate weather, you’ll likely get a … Continue reading

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Fading 'Fear Factor' Among Home Buyers?

“The biggest challenge that we've had over the past four years is fear. The fear factor is all but gone,” says one real estate broker.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: … Continue reading

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