This Weekend in the ‘Burbs: January 15-17, 2016​

Jan 15, 2016

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 vacanciesare on the rise in a big way
Don’t let these5 mortgage misconceptionsget in your way…
Forbeshas 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 theChicago 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 Zoois celebrating MLK Day with free admission, performances by Zemra and crafts for kids at the Hamill Family Play Zoo
The Bruce Museumin 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 adrop-in art class in Novato(stop by any time!) to afamily day of volunteeringin Oakland

Enjoy the long weekend, everyone!

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