February 2010

There are 2 blog entries for February 2010.

 The regionally groundbreaking First Team Real Estate YouTube channel, www.YouTube.com/FirstTeamProperties combined with www.FirstTeam.com passed a milestone of 120,000* video views across websites as of February 22, 2010. "First Team is pleased to offer this service for the benefit of our talented real estate agents and their consumer clients, which helps to rapidly build awareness of their property listing with First Team," commented Ondar Tarlow, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. First Team focuses on maximizing exposure of its clients’ properties for sale with a sophisticated platform of exposure and distribution. Syndication to hundreds of real estate websites, targeted print advertising, social media promotion, search engine…

According to results from 2009 Cost vs. Value Report, resale of residential homes can get a healthy boost from small-scale exterior upgrades. Projects such as certain types of door and siding replacements, wood deck additions, steel entry door replacement and upscale fiber-cement sliding replacements all recouped up to 83% of costs. Common misconception that only interior upgrades will hike up the sales price of the home is just that – a misconception.

According to a recent Inman post, January 22, 2010, the housing market can expect a significant recovery with recent increases in home sales and decreases in price. With an imminent recovery upon the housing market, now is the ideal time for homeowners to upgrade where they can – exterior and interior