Tom Kelly: Real Estate Today

Can you throw good money after bad in a hot market?

What does it mean to throw good money after bad in real estate? What about the idea “get in the door at any cost” now while you can?
6 years ago
Tom Kelly

How to market a castle and other unique homes

Everybody knows local homes are flying off the market. Does the same hold true for a castle and other unique homes?
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Are parents moving closer to kids, grandkids?

Are baby boomers and retirees still moving close to an adult child or grand-children? With interest rates remaining low, is anybody buying a smaller home? Or, are they merely purchasing a nicer home? Join host Tom Kelly and Mark Gray, regional president of Shea Homes, as they discuss next-move options on “Real Estate Today” at […]
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Builders, lots and today’s market

Does every builder offer an extended warranty? What are the builders legal obligations?
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Bling vs. bones: How to best evaluate a home

Time is precious, especially when making a decision to buy one of the few homes on the market.
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Getting to your timeshare via a reverse mortgage

What many people have now — house, lifestyle, neighborhood, friends, church, club — is exactly what they’d like to keep.
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Getting to your timeshare via a reverse mortgage

The purpose of reverse mortgages has changed over the years and they are now also being used to support a more well-to-do routine.
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Desperation not always a component of real estate auction

Not all real estate auctions are sad and anxious moments synonymous with desperation and bankruptcy. For years, auctions have been a convenient, private and efficient method of moving inventory in a hurry—especially for companies that need to clear properties from their books by a specific date.
7 years ago
Tom Kelly

Changing the tax status and moving to another property

As the April 18 deadline to file federal income taxes approaches, it’s a good idea to make a list of big-picture possibilities.
7 years ago

Tax time: Don’t forget home energy deductions

Homeselfe includes flowcharts and other information to help homeowners determine whether they qualify for energy-related tax credits.

7 years ago
Tom Kelly

And the Oscars for features that help sell homes . . .

Homes with stainless steel appliances tend to sell 15 percent faster than other homes.

7 years ago