Headlines in Real Estate for week ending February 15th 2013

In case Valentine’s Day caused you to miss anything, here are some real estate headlines you might have missed this week.

The Value of Photos: 3 Tips For Home Sellers
Di Matteo Group
Studies have shown adding at least one photo to a residential real estate listing can up the final sale price by 3.9 percent. Read Full Story

The best day to list a home is …
The Wall Street Journal
One day of the week exceeds all others in terms of capturing online views: Friday. But Tuesdays also are key when it comes to both scheduling and taking home tours. Read Full Story

3 Tips to Staying in Love with your Home
Di Matteo Group
Ever get bored of your place? Here are some tips on how to spice up your home and hopefully have you say “I love this place” all over again. Read Full Story

Tips on buying and renting a home for extra income, being a landlord
Mercury News
Although the housing market is showing signs of recovery, demand for rental housing is expected to remain strong. Follow these tips from rental experts on becoming a landlord or investor in rental property. Read Full Story

Foreclosure filings fall to lowest level since 2007
Notices of default, scheduled auctions, bank repossessions and other filings fell to 150,864 last month, a 7 percent decline from the previous month and a 28 percent drop from January 2012, according to RealtyTrac. Read Full Story

Fee increases are making FHA mortgages more expensive
Los Angeles Times
Some of the FHA’s traditional customers may find that conventional alternatives are cheaper. Read Full Story

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