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Five Reasons You Should Sell Now

HProblematic news reports may have some sellers wanting to sit on the fence, but this author describes why you should sell your home now.Read More

Four Low-Cost Remodels That Payoff

lowcostremodelsAll remodeling projects are not created equally according to this author who lists four remodels that increase a home's value.Read More

Five Things to Look for When Opening Summer Home

summerhomeWhether it's a vacation home or another property that hasn't been lived in in some time, you will want to look for these five things when opening up your summer home.Read More

How Much Should You Save for a Down Payment?

howmuchdownpaymentWith the mortgage market changing drastically over the last five years, it can be difficult to know just how much one has to save for a down payment these days.Read More

Keep Your Home Cool on a Budget

keepcoolthriftyFor many homeowners, keeping your home comfortable in the summer can eat up your budget, but here are some thrifty ways to keep cool.Read More

Is Residential Real Estate a Roll of the Dice?

realestateacrapshootAlthough many in the mainstream media tout an unpredictable housing market, betting on residential real estate longterm is still safe.Read More

6 Tips for a Safe BBQ at Home

BBQsafetyA BBQ can be a great way to meet neighbors and enjoy your property, and these 6 tips will help you stay safe during your summer celebration.Read More

Selling? New Construction Will Be Your Competition

newconstructionHome sellers aren't having to compete with foreclosures and short sales these days but they are having to compete with a glut of newly constructed properties.Read More

Know Your Real Estate Terminology

homebuyingterminologyKnowing about your real estate transaction starts with knowing the basic real estate terminology and jargon that this article details.Read More

Buyers Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief

sighofreliefThings are looking better for homebuyers with inventory up 9% nationally and bidding wars down by double digits.Read More