Maybe Staging Isn’t That Important…

Staging may not be important and may not raise residential sales prices, according to researchers at the College of William & Mary.  The study polled 820 home buyers who were shown a series of six virtual tours of a single property, each focusing either on wall color or furnishings. The … [Read more...]

3 Reasons the Housing Market Should Thrive in 2014

Recently, HousingWire asked David Berson, chief economist at Nationwide, for his opinion on the near-term future of housing. Below are what Mr. Berson believes to be the three things you need to know about housing in 2014. We have included a quote from the article and a small comment from KCM for … [Read more...]

Consumer Confidence in Housing Hot This Spring

Consumer attitudes are reflecting greater optimism in the housing market heading into real estate's traditionally strong spring selling season, according to Fannie Mae's March 2014 National Housing Survey. In the poll of 1,000 people, 38 percent say it's a good time to sell a home, up from 26 … [Read more...]