Category Archives: Friday Facts

What We’re Reading: Picking Paint You Won’t Regret

Trends are a fickle thing. What’s in one day, is out the next and is suddenly back in again 10 years later. While that means one thing when it comes to picking your wardrobe or choosing where to eat (remember … Continue reading

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Fresh Wood Interiors: Fad or Fabulous?

We were doing our morning reading when we came across this blog post from HGTV’s design blog. ‘Natural’ wood or wood-look products are popping up everywhere these days, bringing a new, au natural look to homes big and small. While we’re always … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – Characteristics of New Housing in 2015

FRIDAY FACTS July 1, 2016 From an article in Realtor Magazine – DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS Here are more highlights from the Census’ Characteristics of New Housing report: Of the 648,000 single-family homes completed in 2015: 600,000 had air-conditioning. 66,000 had two … Continue reading

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Friday Facts: Kitchen Confidential – 8 Ways to Prep For Resale

FRIDAY FACTS June 24, 2016  KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL: 8 WAYS TO PREP FOR RESALE Excerpts from an article by Sam Ferris in Houzz  Get the wood look.If you need to replace your flooring, consider this: Hardwood is king when it comes … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – Five Common Problems Uncovered By Home Inspections

FRIDAY FACTS June 10, 2016  From an article in REALTOR Magazine – 5 Problems Uncovered in Home Inspections: Here are some of the most common problems inspectors say they uncover: Defective plumbing: Leaky faucets or problems with the efficiency of … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – Cape Cod Real Estate Market Update – May 2016

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Friday Facts: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PRICING A REAL ESTATE PROPERTY

FRIDAY FACTS June 3, 2016 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PRICING A REAL ESTATE PROPERTY Snippets from an article by Robert McTague in Inman News  The $19.99 syndrome Consumers start their real estate search online. A property priced at $199,900 misses those … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – Despite Money Issues, Millennials Still Want to Buy Real Estate

FRIDAY FACTS May 27, 2016  DESPITE MONEY ISSUES, MILLENNIALS WANT TO BUY Snippets from an article in REALTOR Magazine by Erica Christoffer   Millennials have a lower net worth than their parents did at their age, and a lack of … Continue reading

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Friday Facts: Local Cape Cod Real Estate Update – April 2016

Courtesy of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors®

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Friday Facts: The Most Common Remodeling Jobs in 2015

FRIDAY FACTS May 13, 2016 The following were the most common remodeling jobs in 2015, according to NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index Survey: Bathroom remodeling: 81% of remodelers reported job as common Kitchen remodeling: 79% Whole house remodeling: 49% Room additions: … Continue reading

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