Posted by Danielle Hage on September 21, 2018 in
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties (CBDP) proudly earned their ranking as #512 out 86,000 registered real estate brokerages nationwide in the prestigious Swanepoel Mega 1000 list.
The list was created to determine legitimate rankings and objective data in the real estate industry. Gathering and analyzing the data was a rigorous process, with approximately 1,100 hours invested by the California-based consulting firm, T3 Sixty. The top 1000 brokerages on the list represent the leaders ... read more
Posted by Katie Marquez on September 17, 2018 in
Can moving to a new city, state, or country make you happier? It certainly has the potential to — a move gives you an opportunity to discover new interests, meet new people, and start a new chapter in your life. While the process itself may seem nerve-wracking or tedious, it can also bring about positive changes that significantly improve your happiness.
This Is Your Brain on Moving
Whether you’re moving out of necessity or out of desire the act of relocating can be an emotional and often trying... read more
Posted by Danielle Hage on September 14, 2018 in
Looking to buy a home? The process can be full of mixed emotions. On one hand it is super exciting, and on the other, extremely stressful - especially if you aren't completely prepared and equipped for the process. We're covering some of the most common mistakes so you can avoid them!Overextending Your BudgetWhat you qualify for and what you can comfortably afford are two different things. It's important to add up all of your expenses, create a budget, and figure out what you can a... read more
Posted by Danielle Hage on September 06, 2018 in
Fall is just around the corner and right now is the perfect time to start transitioning your home decor to match the season! Throw out the idea that you have to hang up every fall wreath and plastic pumpkin you've collected over the years, and take a simple approach to creating a warm and inviting fall vibe. If the thought of seasonal decorating has you channeling your inner Scrooge, keep reading.Create a Neutral PaletteTry bringing in warm whites, beige, soft greens, etc. in place of the typical orange... read more
Noticing a decline in home sales? According to Real Trends, even the hot markets like San Francisco and Denver are showing increased inventory and decreased sales. The days of multiple offers are starting to come to a halt as buyers in the mid to high-price ranges have more inventory to choose from. Interest rates are at an almost seven-year high, which could be a deterrent to first time buyers as well as buyers looking to upgrade. Even though sellers are able to get a better price for ... read more