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The Housing Mortgage Rates Could Rise To 5% Depending On These Factors

In the past quarter, we have seen mortgage rates hit their highest at 4.5% last week. As the rates have calmed a bit going into this week, it begs the question: could we see 5% mortgage rates in the near future, possible as soon as this year. In order for the rates to continue to rise, there are a number of factors that we can look into for signals.

A 7-Step Guide To Buying A Home

Buying a home, whether you are a first-time home buyer or buying a second home, is both an exciting and intimidating process. These feelings are perfectly normal because buying a home can be one of the biggest purchase decision of your life.

When Should Newly Weds Buy Their First Home?

When you’ve just been married or you’re planning to get married, it’s natural to think about buying a home. After all, real estate is a good investment. With a home you can build your wealth more securely for the future.

Smart Ways of Getting a Great Price for a Luxury Residence

When you think about your dream home, it’s very rare to think about a modest house with a small yard. Since you’re just dreaming anyway, you often think about luxury residences in Montreal and in other large cities where there are plenty of convenient services and amenities. But don’t just regard these homes as mere fantasies. Perhaps there’s a way to own one at a more reasonable price. Just because they’re luxury homes, it doesn’t always mean that they’re out of your reach.

How to Set Up Your Own Home Library

Quite a few people prefer having a whole room in their home as a library. Although for some, the very idea of a book collection may seem quaint, as thousands of ebooks can be stored in the memory of a mobile device. It’s a great place to have some peace and quiet, and it can function as a home office and as a study hall for the children.

Why is Home Maintenance So Important?

Owning a home comes with a lot of responsibility. Unlike renting, where landlords are responsible for the upkeep and safety of a property, those who own a home are solely accountable for any necessary repairs or maintenance of the property. Though most property owners are aware of this, most fall short of their role simply because they’re unaware of the consequences.
Discrimination

How Workplace Discrimination Impacts Employees

According to the Enforcement and Litigation Data report for fiscal 2016, released by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on January 18, 2017, the EEOC received 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination in 2016. Out of all the workplace discrimination charges
Blinds Canada

Blinds Canada- The home of Window Coverings

What do you look for when you have to get some good, nice window coverings? It is quality, price, and reputation that helps you to make up your mind and select a Blinds Canada company. What customers look for is a reliable quality having a competitive price and good reviews from the previous customers. Many times, we have noticed that customers have to pay some hidden charges as well that seems very inconvenient.

6 Benefits of Using Protective Coverings for Painting Projects

Most home improvement professionals know the benefits of utilizing protective materials to avoid damage from spills and paint spatter. The quality of those elements can make a massive difference in results. Below are six ways that the right protective coverings help with any interior painting project

More Are Accepting Apartment Living as the New Norm

Until very recently, most people weren’t really looking at apartment living as a solution. Many find apartments to be temporary rather than permanent; they dream of owning a house one day. Others develop apartment phobia and fear high-density living altogether

Smart Renovations for Pet Lovers

Whether the market favors buyers or sellers, the latest reports confirm that real estate is going to the dogs, the cats, and everything that falls into the category of pets. If your house is an animal house, there is a good chance you are making purchasing and renovation decisions, in part, based on your pet.

5 Neighborhoods to Check Out: Real Estate Listings in Toronto

There’s no doubt that Toronto is a fun place to live in. It offers numerous employment opportunities, and the diverse cultural landscape offers exciting adventures and experiences. But if you’re browsing real estate listings in Toronto, you have to know that some communities in this city are simply better than others.

Choosing Green Building Over Traditional Construction Methods

Are you getting ready to embark on new home construction? Or maybe you’re going to be expanding your existing property with a new addition. One thing to consider is how green your new building space is going to be. With new advanced technology, utilizing green construction practices can help you live a cleaner, greener lifestyle. Here are just a few reasons as to why you might want to choose these building practices over traditional construction methods.

Learn How to Make the Largest Profit You Possibly Can on Your First House...

Flipping houses has quickly become a way for people to make a hefty profit with very little investment. There are many pitfalls that can come along the way when flipping houses if you do not know what you are doing, though. The following guide walks you through a few tips to use to ensure that your first time flipping a house goes as smoothly as it possibly can.

The Experts Involved in Property Transfer

Land is a treasured commodity. Those who own land are very vehement about protecting their ownership and their right to use the property to earn money or simply to live the lifestyle they desire. As a result, property ownership is a very detailed legal activity, and changing ownership of a piece of property is a complex process.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Kamran Charmsaz

Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

NAHB

Housing Production Makes Healthy Gains to Start New Year

A surge in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 9.7 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.33 million units after an upwardly revised December reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department