4 Must-Know Tips for Buying, Selling in 2016

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 15, 2016 What do buyers and sellers need to know to be smart about the housing market in 2016? “The 2016 housing market is forecasted to be mainly a seller’s market, filled with increasing home prices, relatively low inventory and fierce competition between buyers,” says Jonathan Smoke, chief economist for realtor.com®. “Buyers looking … Read More

Why Buyers, Sellers Shouldn’t Panic

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Stocks globally have been off to a bumpy start in the new year, which has spawned news articles showing concern over whether a shaky housing market could be poised for a slowdown and even a similar doom to the 2007 housing crisis. But analysts say you have no reason to be … Read More

5 Savings for Home Owners in 2016

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Making a few changes around the home can lead to big savings, and doesn’t everyone resolve to save more in the new year? Here are a few ideas: form the audit remotely or by visiting your home. It’s been known to save as much as 30 percent on monthly bills. Search … Read More

From cowboy to ski Town

For much of its history Jackson Hole has always had skiing, and many schoolchildren learned how to execute their turns on the slopes of Snow King that led right into town. But it wasn’t until the Jackson Hole Ski Corporation debuted a new ski area in the Tetons in 1965 that the valley became a reliable draw to skiers elsewhere … Read More

5 Real Estate Trends That Will Dominate 2016

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 22, 2015 This year may have marked the best for housing since 2007, but the market will likely get even rosier in 2016, according to a recent real estate forecast by realtor.com®. One of the main drivers behind the brighter 2016 is the projection that employment will continue to grow, which will add … Read More

6 Less-Known Ways to Trim Energy Costs

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Utility costs are accelerating, and this winter will likely bring no exception. Here are a few ways to help cut costs on energy bills this winter, according to Sunnova, a solar-power company. 1. Consider installing a timer on the water heater. It will shut off when you’re not there and prevent … Read More

Pending Home Sales Nudge Forward in October

WASHINGTON (November 30, 2015) — Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but shifted marginally higher after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Gains in the Northeast and West were offset by declines in the Midwest and South. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, inched 0.2 percent … Read More

Fobrbes Magazine Announces Jackson Hole as #1 Ski Resort in the Nation for 2016

Does skiing change year to year? Of course it does. So, too, do the best ski resort rankings in the world. We’ve again worked most of the summer and fall to add information, statistics, formulas, programming, inputs and outputs to make our ski resort rankings even better. As always, the arbiter of the rankings is an algorithm that measures the … Read More

Why Buying the Worst House May Be Best

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, November 12, 2015 Home buyers are wise to take careful note of the houses around them before they make an offer on that picture-perfect home. Buying the most expensive house in the neighborhood isn’t always the best strategy. Sure, they’ll have bragging rights, but your buyers may need to be informed about some challenges … Read More

Home Sellers Net Highest Profits in 8 Years

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, November 06, 2015 Rising home prices over the last few years are finally putting more money back into home sellers’ pockets. Home owners who sold during the third quarter saw an average price gain of $40,658 – or 17 percent – from the purchase price of their property – the highest average price increase … Read More