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Case Shiller Price Index Shows Homeowners A Rise In Home Equity

Case Shiller Price Index Shows Homeowners A Rise In Home Equity

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices released Tuesday, the U.S. Housing Market is on a roll based on year-over-year increases in average home values, but month-to-month results were mixed.

By January 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Your Home’s Real Value?

What’s Your Home’s Real Value?

As a society, it seems like we’ve gotten away from appreciating our homes for their emotional and sentimental worth. Instead, we focus solely on their monetary value.

By January 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level In 7 Years

Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level In 7 Years

The NAR provided great year-end news as existing home sales in December pushed 2013 sales of existing homes to a 7 year high.

By January 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 27, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 27, 2014

Last week was an action-packed week for economic news, and all of it was packed into Thursday.

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Dine In Style, Kitchen Design Dos And Don’ts For 2014

Dine In Style, Kitchen Design Dos And Don’ts For 2014

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of your home. It is where you prepare all of your meals and it is often a hub of family activity. When you host a party, the action often ends up in the kitchen.

By January 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Top 10 Indoor Houseplants For Your Air Quality

Top 10 Indoor Houseplants For Your Air Quality

Houseplants are great for decorating. They can brighten up any room. Plus, houseplants can increase the air quality in a room. That makes you happier, healthier and reduces stress.

By January 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Improve Your Curb Appeal This Winter

Improve Your Curb Appeal This Winter

After all of the excitement of the holidays, the sparkle of the lights and the over stimulation of decorations, the rest of winter can seem lackluster. Don’t let your home add to the dreariness of the season.

By January 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac, How They Impact Real Estate

Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac, How They Impact Real Estate

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been in the news quite a bit over the past few years, so it’s a good time to do a refresher on who they are and what role they play in the real estate market.

By January 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 20, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 20, 2014

Welcome news arrived last week as lower mortgage rates and a higher number of housing starts were reported. Other economic news was mixed.

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The Simplest Ways To Lower Your Home Heating Bill This Winter

The Simplest Ways To Lower Your Home Heating Bill This Winter

When the holiday season starts and the winter chill comes around, the heating bill at your property will naturally increase as you keep yourself warm and cozy. However, if your home is not being heated efficiently, you are essentially letting your hard earned dollars escape into the air as wasted energy.

By January 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →