Appraisals Continue to Fall Below Homeowner Value Perceptions

The trend of owners overestimating their home’s value when refinancing continued in August By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (September 20, 2016) –  According to a recent report by Quicken Loans, appraisals across the country were an average of 1.56 percent lower than what refinancing homeowners expected in August, based on the company’s national Home Price Perception

Oh, Happy Day! Speckled Granite and Dark Wood Headed Out of Style

Tuxedo Cabinets, Hidden Appliances and Wood Paneling Among Top Kitchen Trends for 2016 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (September 16, 2016) – Tuxedo or two-toned painted cabinets, hidden appliances and wood paneling, like shiplap, are the biggest kitchen trends for 2016, according to the latest Zillow Digs® Home Trend Forecast, a one-of-a-kind report combining data from

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Study Puts Oregon as Top Moving Destination of 2014

  (Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) – For the third consecutive year, Oregon holds on to its title as “Top Moving Destination” according to the United Van Lines 2014 National Movers Study. The study, which tracks customers’ migration patterns state-to-state during the course of the past year, found that Oregon is the top moving destination of 2014,