Posts by James Bellandi

The most common building code violations, and what causes them
The most common building code violations, and what causes them

Code violations happen. They do not have to, though, and the better the...

Sophisticated vs. Salesy: 5 ways to hit the right balance
Sophisticated vs. Salesy: 5 ways to hit the right balance

In the real estate business, agents have to strike a balance between engaging...

Looking back: rookie mistakes
Looking back: rookie mistakes

For an experienced perspective on common rookie mistakes, we turned to Mike McCatty,...

4 ways homebuyers’ buying power has improved
4 ways homebuyers’ buying power has improved

Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index offers up good news There are many studies that look...

Why Millennials may leave the city after all
Why Millennials may leave the city after all

Cities may see less Millennials moving in going forward, thanks to shifting demographic...

New NAREB initiative to boost African American homeownership
New NAREB initiative to boost African American homeownership

NAREB seeks to address barriers on both the borrowing and lending side of homeownership...

Why Foreign Buyers are Losing Their Love for American Real Estate
Why Foreign Buyers are Losing Their Love for American Real Estate

A strong dollar and rising home prices leave foreign investors cold on buying...

On Target – Why Homes Near This Big-Box Store are More Valuable
On Target – Why Homes Near This Big-Box Store are More Valuable

Home value sees noticeable changes near stores of certain persuasions Homeowners living near...

What Modern Homes Say About Modern Homebuyers
What Modern Homes Say About Modern Homebuyers

Modern homes favor efficiency and space Just as the average American homebuyer has...

These are the 3 Things Keeping Non-Homeowners from Buying
These are the 3 Things Keeping Non-Homeowners from Buying

Non-homeowners are plagued by a lack of credit, money and knowledge First-time homebuyers...

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