Happy Friday, everyone! As we head into this long holiday weekend, it’s a great time to check in with what’s happening in the residential real estate universe:
- If you’re about to ditch your apartment you’re not alone — apartment vacancies are on the rise in a big way
- Don’t let these 5 mortgage misconceptions get in your way…
- Forbes has a great roundup on the “10 Things You Absolutely Need to Know” when it comes to buying that first home
- Check out Suburban Jungle in the Chicago Tribune! We’re excited to be in Chicago and, already, to be helping countless families make the urban-to-suburban transition!
With the holiday weekend here, there’s LOTS to do with the entire family. As you’re out exploring, check out these local activities to get a taste for some prospective towns. Enjoy!
- The Brookfield Zoo is celebrating MLK Day with free admission, performances by Zemra and crafts for kids at the Hamill Family Play Zoo
- The Bruce Museum in Greenwich is hosting an MLK celebration for families, complete with two performances for kids 3-12 and plenty of hands-on activities
- There’s plenty to do on Monday, from a drop-in art class in Novato (stop by any time!) to a family day of volunteering in Oakland
Enjoy the long weekend, everyone!