D. E. Rosen

Homeowners will spend more than ever on home improvements, repairs

Home renovation and repair spending will reach a record $327 billion in 2017.

November 18, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

The real cost of famous New York TV apartments

From “I Love Lucy” to “Friends,” how much would it cost to get in the door of some of TV’s most famous New York City apartments?

November 9, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

How Will the Brexit Impact the U.S. Mortgage Market?

The Brexit stunned the world. How strongly will it impact the U.S. mortgage market and interest rates?

July 6, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

4 Things Renters Should Know About Renters Insurance

Renters insurance is a surprisingly affordable way renters can protect themselves and their possessions.

June 1, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

Two Marines Moving: How Veterans Are Helping Homeowners

On Memorial Day, The Home Story looks at a moving company that brings together homeowners and military veterans.

May 25, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

Home Flipping Is on the Rise

Home flipping was on the rise in 2015, which leaves experts asking whether this is good or bad news for the market.

May 18, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

How Municipalities Can Curtail the Wait for Permits

Wait times for permit approvals in many municipalities can last several months. Experts say this can be fixed.

May 4, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

Vacancy Rates Are ‘High’ and Favorable for Some Southern Markets

There’s ample opportunity for buyers in some Southern housing markets where vacancy rates are high—but not for long.

March 16, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

Will 2016 Be the Year of the First-Time Homebuyer?

2015 ended with a surge of new homeowners entering the marketplace. Will this mean an increase of first-time buyers in 2016?

February 29, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

It’s Nearly Springtime for Home Builders

The housing market needs new homes. Home builders are working to add supply, but is it fast enough to keep up with demand?

February 17, 2016 | D. E. Rosen

How Real Estate Pros Make Their Customers Feel the Love

Ask any lender or real estate agent what matters most for them and they’ll tell you one thing: “it’s the customer.”

February 12, 2016 | D. E. Rosen