Entries by Ruth Malkin

Home Sellers: Make Your Voice Heard!

You’ve been trying to sell your home for months…Keeping it clean and organized, staging it, maintaining your landscaping, fixing every little thing…Your constantly hear about the terrible housing market conditions….Your agent rarely has an interesting update and you feel like a sitting duck. It’s not fun lingering on the market.  It’s hard to make long […]

Making the Best Decision when Choosing Your Home

Being the largest (or one of the largest) investment you’ll make, buying a home comes with a lot of pressure.  There are many elements to getting this decision right making the whole things seem overwhelming and confusing. By breaking down choosing a home to the main variables and priorities, you can make it a little […]

Yours Can Be The Best House On The Block

If you want to sell your home quickly and with minimal hassle,  you’ll have to do a little bit of pre-listing work.  Getting ready for a home sale is more than just calling your agent and signing paperwork.  There are several things you’ll need to take care of before you list your home. The following […]

Getting Ready for a Home Sale, Your To Do List

With interest rates so low, buying a home is more affordable, and more buyers are flooding the real estate market, making it a hotter market than you’d think.  The problem is that there are many homes on the market, many of them languishing and sitting on the market forever. But there are several things you […]

Cash In on Spring Market, Before Prices Go Back Up

Prices are down, all the way down to the levels of 2002.  Ouch! Despite this, nearly 90% of homeowner say they would still buy the same house they live in, according to the eighth quarterly “Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll: The American Dream.”  Isn’t it your time to get your slice of the American Pie? […]

The American Dream Isn’t Dead, Here’s the Proof

With all the talk about the American Dream dying, it is good news to hear that some people are quite happy in their home.  Actually, research shows that most are happy in their homes despite the drop in value in recent years. The eighth quarterly “Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll: The American Dream” revealed great […]