It is not consistent with how those of us at Redfin who have met Kris Berg feel about her or her charitable activity. … We have a clear policy that the contractors who contribute local posts about the real estate market should focus only on the real estate market, not on competitors.
C-Ville has a brief update on the Virginia real estate market today : Still, that doesnâ€™t mean those $1 million homes are being snapped up hours after listing. … For a more broad, but sufficiently localized snapshot of the million dollar market** look at this snapshot and download this pdf . *Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson **Albemarle, Augusta, Buckingham, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Waynesboro
How to go Green in the kitchen Beat the credit squeeze by going green Get a home energy audit This is my carbon footprint: What’s yours? … To avoid misconceptions that I advocate going green in an attempt to abolish capitalism , know this – going green can save you money in the long term (short term thinking generally causes problems) – If you don’t want to ride your bike to save energy, do it because gas is so flipping expensive!
From the Chicago Tribune website : Because of underwriting changes by giant investors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , plus new restrictions by private-mortgage insurers, getting a loan on a condo or refinancing one you own could prove tougher than you imagined. … Even in the healthiest real estate markets, United Guaranty will require buyers to put at least a 10 percent down and will reject applications in buildings where more than 30 percent of the owners are investors.
Keeping with my grasping at good news theme : From an email sent to SunTrust lenders on Friday: This e-mail has been distributed to all Retail employees who are on the STM Communication Intra-Day Pricing Change distribution list. Price Change: IMPROVING MARKET New Rate Sheet: 2008 076 A Available on intranet: 4:00 pm Please be sure to share this notice with all appropriate Retail employees in your branch or office.
EarthCraft standards and options are factored into every aspect of home building â€“ site planning, building orientation, low-impact construction techniques and materials, energy efficiency â€“ for a constant effort to lower the environmental impact of building an EarthCraft home and lower the energy costs and water usage for its future occupants. … … After a long conversation yesterday with an attorney, about real estate blogs and the perception by the Vir ginia Real Estate Board that any writing that could “induce business” is considered “advertising” … here is my disclosure .