“Smart House” Innovations Have Henderson Applications

A number of “Smart House” products made headway in 2016, so before the crystal ball gets hauled up over Times Square, this is an appropriate moment to review which ones promised relevant real estate applications. Anyone who will be house hunting or selling in Henderson anytime soon might want to become familiar with some of [...]

By |2019-01-04T22:16:13+00:00November 9th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Smart House” Innovations Have Henderson Applications

An ‘Almost’ Slow Real Estate News Week for Henderson Readers

If, as the saying goes, “”no news is good news,” last week was almost a good week for U.S. real estate. Henderson real estate watchers like me found no hint of the kind of sweeping changes that can alter residential real estate patterns for buyers and sellers. Possibly because of the looming election, little space [...]

By |2016-11-09T00:27:21+00:00November 9th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on An ‘Almost’ Slow Real Estate News Week for Henderson Readers

6 Curb Appeal Quick Fixes for Henderson Homeowners

Conscientious Henderson homeowners keep on top of all the regular maintenance items pretty much automatically. Once you have lived in a place for more than a year or two, you know what you should be keeping an eye on. You have a handle on when major fixes and updates have to be addressed. When you [...]

By |2016-11-01T20:40:45+00:00November 1st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Curb Appeal Quick Fixes for Henderson Homeowners

2017 Housing Market Outlook Gets its Yearly Physical

When you go in for your annual physical, you’re hoping for a sunny prognosis. Realtor® magazine isn’t a medical journal, but it does have a feature called “Market Pulse.” It reports on the patient’s vital signs (if you imagine the patient being the nation’s housing market). The state of the national patient can be relevant [...]

By |2016-10-24T17:28:10+00:00October 24th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Housing Market Outlook Gets its Yearly Physical

The Henderson Luxury Home Seen Through Touches

You can find how-to books with strategies laying out do-it-yourself strategies for transforming a property into a “luxury” home. Likewise, there are scads of online lists of imaginative touches that imply they will do the same. The idea is certainly appealing (but so is anti-gravity and time travel). But of course, the fact is that [...]

By |2016-10-17T17:22:24+00:00October 17th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Henderson Luxury Home Seen Through Touches

Part Art, Part Science: Your Home’s Henderson Listing

The art of selling a home begins with the Henderson listings. Much serious study is continuously given to what works best when it comes to listing language and detail, yet a good deal remains a purely creative exercise. That qualifying “somewhat” is necessary because creating a Henderson listing does have a scientific component. In fact, [...]

By |2016-10-14T00:09:34+00:00October 14th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Part Art, Part Science: Your Home’s Henderson Listing

Henderson Mortgage Interest Rates Drop Despite Fed Yawn

It was fairly clear that the table had been set for last week’s Federal Reserve meeting to result in a minimal rise in mortgage interest rates. Their Fed Funds rate directly influences the mortgage interest rates that banks observe. Since Henderson real estate activity can be spurred or dampened by the monthly payment amounts Henderson [...]

By |2016-10-10T20:28:25+00:00October 10th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Henderson Mortgage Interest Rates Drop Despite Fed Yawn

House Hunting in Henderson Can Offer Surprises

  When you go house hunting in Henderson, you’re likely to share a lot of the same basic assumptions that most everybody does. Whether you have a lengthy list of hard-and-fast requirements or are in more of a “just seeing what’s out there” mindset, you’re probably assuming that you’ll “know it when you see it.” [...]

By |2016-10-07T23:56:11+00:00October 7th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on House Hunting in Henderson Can Offer Surprises

Nationwide, Real Estate Prices Stabilize as Sales Climb

If you try to predict what Henderson real estate activity is likely to be based on only our local activity, you soon find what causes statisticians to turn up their noses: the sample size is simply too small to project reliable trends. That’s why serious Henderson observers look to the incoming real estate activity stats [...]

By |2016-10-04T16:55:45+00:00October 4th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nationwide, Real Estate Prices Stabilize as Sales Climb

A Home Warranty Can Woo Uncertain Henderson Buyers

When last week’s surprising news (on the plus side) about consumer confidence was announced, it was one more sign Henderson homeowners might have felt nudging them in the direction of putting their home on the market. U.S. confidence rose to an 11-month high in August—a turnaround from consumer blahs that had ruled during the first [...]

By |2016-09-14T23:23:13+00:00September 14th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Home Warranty Can Woo Uncertain Henderson Buyers

Henderson Homeownership Yields Multiple Family Benefits

“Homeownership is the bedrock of the American Dream!” was long an unchallenged byword in American culture. Certainly most Henderson homeowners agreed during most of the 20th Century. That premise may have been rocked a little during the early phases of the Great Recession that shook the country starting in 2008, but as the housing recovery [...]

By |2016-08-29T22:44:51+00:00August 29th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Henderson Homeownership Yields Multiple Family Benefits

Henderson Real Estate Watchers Note U.S. Homeownership Dip

For Henderson real estate watchers, it was The Washington Post that came up with the most interesting angle on last week’s most commented-upon real estate headline—which was that across the U.S., home ownership rates had slipped to 1960s levels. CNBC went with the straight numbers (“Home ownership rates drop to 63.4%”); while website Zerohedge decided [...]

By |2016-08-10T23:26:32+00:00August 10th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Henderson Real Estate Watchers Note U.S. Homeownership Dip