Home Shoppers are Trending Toward Buying Sight-Unseen, Selling Virtually

August 3, 2020

By Zillow Research on Jul. 17, 2020 36 percent of Americans would be more likely to try to buy a home entirely online during the current coronavirus outbreak; 43 percent would be more likely to try to sell a home entirely online In a departure from traditional practice, 1 out of 3 would prefer taking a virtual […]


12 Edible Plants – Perfect in Late Summer

July 31, 2020

A gardener’s work is never done. Even though August is the high point for the summer vegetable garden, with ripe tomatoes and peppers, freshly picked corn and never-ending zucchini rewarding you for your hard work in the spring, it’s time to start thinking about what vegetables you want for fall. The following are 12 edibles you can plant now that will extend […]


Now Is The Time To Redesign Your Office

July 29, 2020

From For many people returning to their offices after more than three months in lockdown, doing so will be like visiting the ruins of a bygone era. Working from home, call it distributed work, remote work or work from anywhere, is definitely here to stay. No matter how much we spend on partitions, colored safety […]


10 Timeless Kitchen Trends That Will Never Go Out Of Style

July 27, 2020

Kitchen design trends come and go—we’re looking at you, Formica counters and avocado-green refrigerator!—which means you might get sucked into a fad now and then. But despite all of these passing whims, there are certain classic kitchen looks that will never go out of style. Certain kitchen decor styles endure for good reason: They are […]


Rural Real Estate Prices Rise As People Consider Leaving Cities

July 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has already changed the way Americans live, but its long-term repercussions may be with our world even after the virus is eventually controlled. A range of indicators looking at Americans’ economic decision-making shows the virus is impacting how we spend money, how we shop and perhaps, even where we want to live. […]


Affordable Housing Credit Beneficiaries: 2020 Update

July 22, 2020

Below, we have a recent study by NAHB’s Eye on Housing. They looked into LIHTC (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) to see its impact on local communities. From their data, while these units have been hotly contested, they seem to generate a large number of jobs and have a positive impact on local communities. It […]


Remodeling Industry Sees Optimism Despite COVID-19

July 20, 2020

NAHB today released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the second quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 73. This is the second quarter with a new RMI, redesigned to ease respondent burden and improve its ability to interpret and track industry trends. The new series is not seasonally adjusted, therefore index readings cannot be […]


Residential Construction Offers New Job Opportunities During Economic Recovery

July 15, 2020

Here is the latest article from the NAHB about new opportunities in the building industry can that benefit from the economic recovery. After the devastating job losses experienced across the country in March and April, construction hiring surged and job openings increased in May to 365,000. In a positive sign, home builders and remodelers added 83,200 jobs […]


The Big Reveal

July 13, 2020

Here is our beautiful Melville project finished and on the market. Click the image to see the full slideshow. The home is absolutely stunning and located in a quaint Fairfield neighborhood. For details on this property you give us a call at 800-625-1209.


Home price growth stays strong amid high demand: CoreLogic

July 8, 2020

Amid low inventory and sky-high demand, home prices rose at a steady rate this spring — even as fears of a pandemic-induced downturn remain. In May, home prices rose by 4.8 percent year over year. According to the latest data from property analytics provider CoreLogic, the numbers reflect both the pent-up demand for housing during spring’s lull and the […]