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5 predictions for housing in 2013

5 predictions for housing in 2013 | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
We watched for more home sales and rising prices in 2012. Here's our housing market predictions for next year.
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Housing Recovery Likely to Stay Steady in 2013 | Credit.com News + Advice

Housing Recovery Likely to Stay Steady in 2013 | Credit.com News + Advice | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
While some housing analysts -- and consumers -- may think a more robust real estate recovery is coming in 2013, one expert notes that no substantial gains will take place.
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One Man’s Opinion: Will The Housing Market Recover In The Next Three Years?

One Man’s Opinion: Will The Housing Market Recover In The Next Three Years? | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
The US housing market continues to be on the mend and 2012 may go down as the year when housing prices came back to life.
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Realty Times - Homebuyers: 'Darn it, if Congress Torpedoes The Economy, The Housing Recovery is on Full Speed Ahead'

Realty Times - Homebuyers: 'Darn it, if Congress Torpedoes The Economy, The Housing Recovery is on Full Speed Ahead' | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Real Estate News And Advice - Homebuyers: 'Darn it, if Congress Torpedoes The Economy, The Housing Recovery is on Full Speed Ahead'
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WEAR ABC 3 :: Top Stories - Housing market could take hit if no deal reached to avoid fiscal cliff

WEAR ABC 3 :: Top Stories - Housing market could take hit if no deal reached to avoid fiscal cliff | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
WEAR ABC 3 :: Top Stories - Housing market could take hit if no deal reached to avoid fiscal cliff - If lawmakers in a Washington fail to reach a deal and avoid the fiscal cliff, a law that helped pull...
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Housing in 2013: What’s In, What’s Out

Housing in 2013: What’s In, What’s Out | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
One year ago, I wrote: “Even the best possible 2012 won’t get us halfway back toward normal.” That turns out to be true, but barely: the latest Trulia Housin...
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Hmm... declining housing affordability - that does not sound good =(  Do you think their forecast is on track?

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Amazing new house proves that green doesn’t have to mean expensive

Amazing new house proves that green doesn’t have to mean expensive | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
In a tough neighborhood in Washington, D.C., the new Empowerhouse generates all of its own energy and captures all the rainwater that falls on site. And it didn’t cost a million bucks to build.
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Inexpensive green home consumes 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventional home.

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Advice That Will Help You In Your Property Investment | Curtis ...

Advice That Will Help You In Your Property Investment | Curtis ... | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
This article provides several important tips that you should keep in mind when purchasing real estate. Utilize them to make the best choices. .... Before you sign your lease agreement, ask the landlord about who is going to take care of the garden .
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Inspect Your New Home…with a List! - San Diego Real Estate News ...

Inspect Your New Home…with a List! - San Diego Real Estate News ... | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Commercial Real Estate (2) · Real Estate Investors (24) · Market Watch · County Statistics (0) · Neighborhood Trends (63) · National Markets (7) · Rentals · Rent Vs Buy (5) · Renters Questions (1) · Landlord Questions (0) · Looking to Rent (3) ...
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With Google and so many other search options, it is so easy to find free resources like move in check lists...  be prepared before you sign on the dotted line =)

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Winter Preparation Facility Checklist

Winter Preparation Facility Checklist | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Is your facility prepared to weather the winter storm?
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Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 5 – The ROI of Going Green

Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 5 – The ROI of Going Green | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Apartment owners, managers, and developers are all learning that there is some serious green to be made from going green. And recent research and sustainability initiatives are providing not only proof, but proven ROI.
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Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 4 – Robotic Convenience Stores

Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 4 – Robotic Convenience Stores | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Installations of robotic convenience stores are on the rise throughout the U.S. And it's no wonder: these profit-generating amenities provide residents a convenient alternative to running to the corner store at any hour of the day or night.
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Infographic: Toilet danger lurks in the bathroom | DeadlineNews.Com | Real Estate News

Infographic: Toilet danger lurks in the bathroom | DeadlineNews.Com | Real Estate News | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
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Eco-friendly Rammed Housing is long lasting and 100% Green

Eco-friendly Rammed Housing is long lasting and 100% Green | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Our world has been widely affected by carbon dioxide and other hazardous pollutants, which have been mixed up in environment and atmosphere above. The
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Andrew Clements's curator insight, March 4, 2013 7:30 PM

Some fantastic green low energy gadgets, must haves, also some fantastic architecture.

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Robert Shiller On The 'Housing Recovery': "Highly Uncertain, It's Risky" | ZeroHedge

Bob Shiller, Housing Recovery, Robert ShillerSometimes, taking a break from the mainstream view of the world is healthy for our sheep-like tendencies to follow the herd.
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Top 10 Real Estate Trends for 2013

Top 10 Real Estate Trends for 2013 | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Business: Top 10 Real Estate Trends for 2013 | year, sales, percent, prices, homes, home, homeowners, rates, say, foreclosures
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Housing Authority Opens Doors To Ex-Offenders | New Haven Independent

Housing Authority Opens Doors To Ex-Offenders  |  New Haven Independent | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Alleged gang-bangers rounded up in the city's new anti-gun violence initiative have a new incentive to stay straight -- a chance to jump the 1,000-person waiting list for subsidized housing.
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Why Renters Waste More Energy Than Homeowners

Why Renters Waste More Energy Than Homeowners | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Landlords buy inefficient appliances, according to new research.
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2013’s Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets

2013’s Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Along with our take on what’s in and what’s out for housing in 2013, I’ve got my eye on 10 “healthy” housing markets with solid fundamentals. The healthy mar...
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Seattle made #6...   Walla Walla isn't quite big enough of a market for them to track... but at least we're in the right locale for improvement =)

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“Renter Nation” Just A Myth: 93% of Millennial Renters Plan To Buy A Home Someday

“Renter Nation” Just A Myth: 93% of Millennial Renters Plan To Buy A Home Someday | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Trulia’s year-end 2012 American Dream survey reveals how today’s consumers are more optimistic about the housing market and more ready to buy. For Millennial...
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Are you as optimistic about the housing recovery as these statistics show?  I'm not sure I'm sold yet...

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Make It Simple With The Residential Property Management | Life ...

Make It Simple With The Residential Property Management | Life ... | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
For people out there, are you a busy landlord with numerous properties in your portfolio? Do you own blocks of ... 7 Reasons Why Life is Better with a Coach. 1. You are focused and able to navigate any challenge smoothly.
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Renter gets jail time for trashing Bellingham house to tune of $50,000 | Crime | The Bellingham Herald

Renter gets jail time for trashing Bellingham house to tune of $50,000 | Crime | The Bellingham Herald | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
BELLINGHAM - A bad tenant who left a sledgehammer stuck in the wall of his rented house was sentenced Thursday, Dec. 20, to three months in jail after a pre-eviction party ended with $50,000 in property damage.
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I remember while managing the apartments in downtown Tacoma, a tenants son had used a butcher knife on every wall of the studio apartment this lady lived in and left the knife sticking in the wall when they left... I hope none of my current clients have to deal with situations like this. Now with the screening of renters so much more common it makes it much harder for them to find GOOD rental housing in the future...

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Make Your Future Residents Think You Aren't the Scrooge of the Block

Make Your Future Residents Think You Aren't the Scrooge of the Block | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Christmas curb side appeal ideas for apartment owners, property managers, landlords
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Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 3 – Micro Units

Property Management Trends in 2012: Part 3 – Micro Units | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Major urban areas across the country are giving micro units a closer look. And they should: these tiny apartments are more than just a flash in the pan trend, they most likely represent the next evolutionary phase of the modern city.
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Holiday Safety Tips: Seven Ways to Prevent Electrical Fires

Holiday Safety Tips: Seven Ways to Prevent Electrical Fires | Landlord tips and housing news | Scoop.it
Festive lighting indoors and outdoors at an apartment can get everybody in the holiday spirit, so long as the lights are hung with care.
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