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Places and Spaces

June 7, 2019

4 Ways to Sleep More Guests in Your Home

Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to visit you on occasion? […]
May 12, 2019

Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who […]
April 14, 2019

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize

The percentage of home price appreciation on a year-over-year basis has decreased each month for over a year. The question was how far annual appreciation would […]
March 31, 2019

How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain […]
March 23, 2019

Homes With Blue Bathrooms Sell for $5,440 More Than Expected

For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis.
March 16, 2019
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The Cost of Renting vs. Buying 2019

The latest reports indicate that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in the United States.
March 9, 2019

The First Step in Buying a Home

Are you planning on buying a home this year? Show homeowners that you are serious about buying by getting pre-approved for a mortgage!
March 3, 2019

Home Prices Up 5.73% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down and homeowners are rushing to get their home on the market.
December 29, 2018
More Homeowners Renovating Instead of Moving Up

More Homeowners Renovating Instead of Moving Up

More Homeowners Renovating Instead of Moving Up. More homeowners are staying in their homes longer than ever before, locked into historically low mortgage rates and choosing not to move up to another home despite rising equity in their current home.
December 9, 2018
Is Renovating Your Bathroom a Smart Investment?

Is Renovating Your Bathroom a Smart Investment?

While remodeling your home can make it more convenient and comfortable for your family, some renovations can also increase the value of your house. Remodeling the bathroom can be a good investment, provided you make some smart decisions.
November 10, 2018
5 Tips for Decorating With Books

5 Tips for Decorating With Books

Are you a bookworm? Do you want to give your home a chic update using what you already own? Perfect. Below are five tips for turning […]
October 6, 2018

Budget-Friendly Tricks for Updating Your Older Home

When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start with a pop of […]
September 9, 2018
Is Adding a Deck a Good Investment?

Is Adding a Deck a Good Investment?

Enjoying a meal with family and friends on a deck is the perfect way to relax. Depending on where you live and the choices you make, […]
July 28, 2018
What to Ask a Home Inspector Before Hiring Them

What to Ask a Home Inspector Before Hiring Them

If you’re looking at hiring a home inspector to get to the bottom of your dream home (literally), congratulations! This probably means your offer has been […]
July 7, 2018
Why Home Inspections Are a Must

Why Home Inspections Are a Must

Buying a house is one of the best decisions you may ever make, and it’s always a thrill to go through the process. But there are […]
June 9, 2018
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5 Ways to Pick the Perfect Color Scheme

If you’re revamping your interior design scheme, you may be considering a new color palette. Should you go with earthy hues? Vibrant jewel tones? Cool blues […]
May 15, 2018
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Which Remodeling Projects Will Add the Most Value to Your Home?

Remodeling a home, even in minor ways, can increase a family’s comfort and enjoyment. But whether or not they’re planning to sell, many homeowners considering an […]
May 12, 2018
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10 Quick Tips for Easier Downsizing

For empty nesters and others, moving into a smaller space can mean less maintenance and a welcome bump in discretionary income. But what to keep and […]
May 4, 2018
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Ask the Expert: Can a Home Inspection Help the Mortgage Process Along?

Today’s Ask the Expert column features Dan Steward, president of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: Should sellers get a home inspection to help the mortgage process […]
May 1, 2018

Keys to Buying a Second Home

If you’ve been thinking about buying a second home, now is a good time to take the leap. Mortgage rates are still historically low. But there […]
April 17, 2018
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Maintaining the Beauty of Your Natural Stone Fireplace

In your home or in your vacation cabin, a handsome stone hearth is often the gathering place for comfy family evenings. But accumulations of dirt, soot […]
April 15, 2018
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Why Do I Need an Agent If I Can Find a Home by Myself on the Internet?

While more buyers now use the Internet to gain access to listings, or available properties for sale, it is still a good idea to use an […]
April 11, 2018
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Which Remodeling Projects Will Add the Most Value to Your Home?

Remodeling a home, even in minor ways, can increase a family’s comfort and enjoyment. But whether or not they’re planning to sell, many homeowners considering an […]
April 9, 2018
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Costs of Pool Ownership

A backyard pool can look like a lot of fun when you’re house-hunting. Summer days full of swimming and splashing around your pool can be great […]
April 7, 2018
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How Roof Materials Impact the Look and Feel of Your Home

Choosing roof materials is like a great hairdo because your roof plays a big role in the overall style and quality of your home. If you […]