The Sounds of Silence, for a Price

Published July 17, 2014 by Julie Provenzano

How developers and home owners are bringing down the volume in noisy homes

 
July 10, 2014 6:31 p.m. ET
 

The problems started the first night Bob Morris and Ira Silverberg moved into their West Village co-op apartment in Manhattan.

"Almost immediately, there was a thundering sound above us," Mr. Morris said. The footfalls of the family upstairs were so heavy they could feel the vibrations, he said. And while he was complaining...

The Price of Silence
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Glam Home Offices for Go-Getters (Houzz.com)

Published July 17, 2014 by Julie Provenzano

If you work from home, having an inspiring home office to call your own is something you may wish for — but have you ever considered that it may help your career, too? Whether or not you have client meetings at home, a workspace that is not only functional but beautiful might just inspire and motivate you to go the extra mile. (After all, who wants to show up to work in sweatpants when your office looks like a million bucks?) Ready, set, let’s get to work! Read the full article on...

Home Office
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Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends

Published May 29, 2014 by Julie Provenzano

Interesting article from realtor.org

Highlights

Gen Y comprises the largest share of home buyers at 31 percent, followed by Gen X at 30 percent, and both Younger (16 percent) and Older Boomers (14 percent) at 30 percent. The Silent Generation has the smallest share of home buyers at nine percent.

Gen Y has the largest share of first-time buyers at 76 percent. The share of first-time buyers declines as age increases. Among the Silent Generation only two percent of buyers are first-time buyers....

Home Buying and Selling by Generation
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