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Monthly Archives: January 2019

    See how Sothebys International Realty’s continued Leadership in Real Estate Marketing and Innovation.

    By SRRealEstateGroup | January 31, 2019

    The Sotheby’s International Realty brand strives to provide an unwavering commitment of excellence to all of our clients. Whether you are seeking to purchase a luxury home of your own or sell a distinctive property, we have the tools to market each and every property with the same level of care and personalization in order... Read More

    Homeownership and Student Loans

    By SRRealEstateGroup | January 25, 2019

    DID YOU KNOW? Homeownership among people ages 24 – 32 fell 9 percentage points, to 36% from 45%, between 2005 and 2014, the Fed said. While many factors affected the homeowner rate, the Fed said 2 percentage points or about 20% of the decline was tied directly to student debt which now totals $1.5 trillion.... Read More

    Housing is a Tale of two Markets

    By SRRealEstateGroup | January 25, 2019

    Housing is a Tale of two Markets DID YOU KNOW? Right now housing is a “tale of two markets,” where there is more demand for lower-priced homes than high-end homes. Homebuilder sentiment ticked up in January after 2 months of sharp declines, but increasing costs have stunted construction of lower-priced homes that are less likely... Read More

    The Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

    By SRRealEstateGroup | January 5, 2019

    As published by The Wall Street Journal: Want to know what it takes to sell a luxury home in a softening market? Ask Anh-Tuan and April Truong. In the fall, Dr. Truong, a cosmetic surgeon, and Ms. Truong, a stay-at-home mother to their two children, sold their 3,200-square-foot townhome in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood for... Read More

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