News & Insights   Real Estate News for Real People

10 Things to Do Before You Move Into a New House

Time to move in. Get life in a new house off to a great start with fresh paint and switch plates, new locks, a deep cleaning. Homebuying a new house is very stressful already, but it becomes even more chaotic as you move into your new home.

Real Estate Insight


Homeowners   |   Renters   |   DIY

Poor people in New York City are running out of places to live

There is no doubt that NYC has always been known as the capital for high rent and high taxes but rent has gone up so much in such a short time that low-income people are having trouble paying rent. The rental crisis has grown so much that some state have virtually no affordable apartments available for the lower-income families.

Connecticut landlord has been sentenced for extorting tenants including a 17-year-old

Richard Bruno, 47, of Waterford, Connecticut was sentenced to 16 years in prison. Bruno was arrested in New London, Connecticut, after police started investigating for extorting sexual acts in lieu of cash for apartments he had leased to tenants

Hackers are stealing real estate down payments in the way you least expect it

Hackers are getting into the real estate agents personal email accounts to access email accounts of professionals involved in the real estate transactions … and here is where the waiting game begins.