Dress Up Your Home with a Chandelier

Twenty years ago, a chandelier was a sure thing in two rooms in the home – the foyer and dining room. Homeowners today have extended those parameters, using chandeliers as statement-making additions to everything from bedrooms to closets. What’s influencing this trend? “The two-story foyer is essentially disappearing from new architecture,” says Jeff Dross, Corporate

Military Advantage Program Offers Benefits for Military on the Move

Consumer Credits up to $1,575! With Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty you could save thousands on your next move with our Military Advantage Program. Our new Military AdvantageSM Program offers unique new benefits for military families on the move. Program Criteria Who Is Eligible? Active Duty Military, Retired Military Reservists / National Guard What Properties Are Eligible?

2015 Housing Forecast: Recovery Will Continue Gradually

By Katie Penote Americans’ attitudes toward the housing market continued to soften in August and suggest that housing activity may resume its modest recovery in 2015 after some pullback this year, according to results from Fannie Mae’s August 2014 National Housing Survey. Despite ongoing improvements in the labor market this year, consumers’ view on their

The Typical American Subdivision

By Paul Emrath Data collected during a 2014 survey allow NAHB to produce, for the first time, summary statistics that describe the typical residential subdivision being built in the United States. The results were recently published as a Special Study in HousingEconomics.com. For subdivisions of single-family detached homes, the summary statistics are as follows: •Median

Few Homebuyers Familiar with Affordable Loan Programs

A recent TD bank survey reveals that just one in five homebuyers are familiar with affordable loan programs. Findings from the survey fuel growing concerns among real estate professionals that lenders are not providing enough information to borrowers about the programs. Of the 150 real estate professionals surveyed, 70 percent expressed a desire for lenders