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How You Can Get The Full Selling Price You Want For Your Home

How You Can Get The Full Selling Price You Want For Your Home

When it comes to selling your home and getting the full selling price you want, there are certain tactics and methods you can employ to ensure that this wish becomes a reality.

By April 17, 2014 Read More →
Just How Sustainable Is The Micro Housing Trend?

Just How Sustainable Is The Micro Housing Trend?

Something that the Europeans have been doing for decades has finally made its way over the Atlantic Ocean to North America: the trend is called micro housing, and it’s turned into an entirely new way of living.

By April 16, 2014 Read More →
The Ultimate Guide To Winning At Auction! Don’t Let Your Dream Home Slip Away

The Ultimate Guide To Winning At Auction! Don’t Let Your Dream Home Slip Away

While the traditional method of trawling for sale listings, making bids, and negotiating with the seller has been a popular rite of passage for many home buyers, buying a house at auction is swiftly becoming a favored way to purchase property.

By April 15, 2014 Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 14, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 14, 2014

While little housing-related news was released, last week’s economic news showed signs of a brighter economic picture.

By April 14, 2014 Read More →
Green Living: Water Saving Tips For Spring

Green Living: Water Saving Tips For Spring

Water is the planet’s most precious resource. Access to clean water is a privilege that, unfortunately, many people still take for granted.

By April 11, 2014 Read More →
The Happenings In A Reverse Mortgage

The Happenings In A Reverse Mortgage

When you’re looking for ways to supplement your retirement income, there are a number of different options to consider. A reverse mortgage is becoming a more popular and more common way to provide income when your retirement savings don’t leave enough to live on.

By April 10, 2014 Read More →
4 Of The Best Questions To Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

4 Of The Best Questions To Ask Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

To get a conventional loan, you will usually need to have at least 20 percent equity. This means that your house will have to be worth at least $250,000 to get a $200,000 loan. If you have less equity, you could end up having to pay for private mortgage insurance, which can easily add $100 or more to your monthly payment.

By April 9, 2014 Read More →
Four Places To Look For Tax Deductions In Your Home

Four Places To Look For Tax Deductions In Your Home

Paying your income taxes each year leave your wallet a bit thin? There may be money hiding in your home that lessens your tax burden. Here are four places to look:

By April 8, 2014 Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 7, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 7, 2014

Last week’s economic news included readings on February construction spending and multiple reports on employment data. Private sector employment was higher in March, but The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Non-Farm Payrolls for March fell short of expectations.

By April 7, 2014 Read More →
Give Your Home An Instant Facelift, Wallpaper Is Back!

Give Your Home An Instant Facelift, Wallpaper Is Back!

Though it can be an entirely different story for a trend shift in the opposite direction, which then requires you to get out the soaking bucket and scraping tool, wallpaper coming back into style is a home decor blessing for many.

By April 4, 2014 Read More →