Browsing Posts In: holidays

February 17, 2017 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

In the spirit of President’s Day we can use data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers to see how the typical home differs from the White House. Typical Home Purchased in the U.S. 86% of buyers purchased a previously owned home, with 83% of buyers choosing a detached single-family home. Looking by first-time and […]

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February 14, 2017 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

Using data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers we can break down household composition, and the relationship it has to home purchasing choices. Among all recent home buyers, 66 percent were married couples, 17 percent were single females, eight percent were unmarried couples, and seven percent were single males. Three percent of […]

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Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

Using data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers we can break down household composition, and the relationship it has to home purchasing choices. Among all recent home buyers, 66 percent were married couples, 17 percent were single females, eight percent were unmarried couples, and seven percent were single males. Three percent of […]

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February 2, 2017 Posted by: Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics

This blog post was written by Managing Director of Housing Research, Danielle Hale, and Data Analyst, Hua Zhong. You probably know that home closings slow down during the holidays and the earlier part of the week. Here is the data to back up your intuition: The sales data for December 2016 is still preliminary, but […]

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December 19, 2016 Posted by: Melissa Tracey

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine You don’t have to go all Clark Griswold to show your holiday spirit. Decorations can be subtle, tasteful and inviting when a house is up for sale during the holiday months. Sure, there are two sides to this: Some staging and real estate professionals assert that you shouldn’t decorate […]

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Posted by: Melissa Tracey

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine You don’t have to go all Clark Griswold to show your holiday spirit. Decorations can be subtle, tasteful and inviting when a house is up for sale during the holiday months. Sure, there are two sides to this: Some staging and real estate professionals assert that you shouldn’t decorate […]

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November 28, 2016 Posted by: Blog Contributor

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating A Welcoming Curb Appeal Maintain a polished look by keeping gutters clean and shrubs trimmed. Be sure to also remove any hazards by shoveling, sanding, and removing any ice or snow from the driveway, walkways, and sidewalks. To engage buyers on a gloomy day, keep […]

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Posted by: Blog Contributor

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating A Welcoming Curb Appeal Maintain a polished look by keeping gutters clean and shrubs trimmed. Be sure to also remove any hazards by shoveling, sanding, and removing any ice or snow from the driveway, walkways, and sidewalks. To engage buyers on a gloomy day, keep […]

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December 21, 2015 Posted by: Blog Contributor

16 Fabulous Outdoor Christmas Decorations by Terrys Fabrics.

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December 20, 2013 Posted by: scott

LED lights use at least 75 percent less energy than conventional holiday decorations, according to Energy Star. That saves the average family about $50 on energy bills during the holiday, says Avital Binshtock of the Sierra Club in San Francisco. LED lights are just one tactic homeowners can deck the halls while protecting the planet. […]

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