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While home sales across much of the country have languished in recent months, struggling to pick up speed, a recent report says homes on the higher end of the market are selling with renewed vigor. According to DataQuick Information Systems, the number of home sales worth more than $1 million in...
03/22/2011
  Here is a list of what to do to prepare for any sort of home disaster -- fire, flood, storm, etc. 1. Subscribe to an online data backup service or backup computers once a month and take the storage drive to another location. 2. Keep passports in a safe deposit box 3. Take pictures of each room ...
03/18/2011
Homeowners insurance rates may be going up with new hurricane modeling software. The new software package from Risk Management Solutions, Inc. goes way beyond the criteria that other models project. The factors include the size of the hurricane and how much of it is still over the water, how fas...
03/16/2011
  Consider the following four things when deciding whether or not to lock in your mortgage interest rate: Lock in your rate as soon as you know you have a good deal in front of you, and you know roughly when you can close (30 to 60 days should be the longest lock period). . Lock it in with a lend...
03/13/2011
Economists, investors and homeowners are all eagerly anticipating the return of a healthy real estate market. Even potential homebuyers want to know when the market will shift so that they can make their move into homeownership at the right time. A variety of indicators such as home prices, sales...
03/09/2011
She has a sales job with a six-figure salary, he owns a successful tech company and they are in foreclosure. But unlike countless other Americans faced with losing their homes, this couple could make the $5,200 monthly mortgage on the waterfront property in Pompano Beach that they bought for $58...
03/04/2011
Selling your home this spring? Here are a few tips to improve your chances of a sale. HomeGain.com recently surveyed nearly 1,000 real estate agents, asking them to identify the top 12 do-it-yourself home improvements that can help sell a home faster. Cleaning and de-cluttering ranked as highest...
02/25/2011
Finding the right homeowner’s insurance is a tough job. Here are some basic tips to make choosing homeowners’ insurance an easier task: 1. Get past the advertising fluff. When selling your home and buying a new one, your mailbox can fill with solicitations—and one of the front-line offenders are...
02/24/2011
  Though housing prices may not have hit rock bottom, says one expert, people who wait to find the market’s bottom are likely to miss out on the current low interest rates. If you’re into bottom-fishing, now may be the time to start trolling for real estate. At least that’s the advice of Michael ...
02/17/2011
The term “starter home” seemingly refers to an entry-level property—one that is affordable yet needs tender love and care. But amidst the many homes available in today’s market, current first-time buyers want places with a little less room for improvement. In a survey of 300 consumers who purcha...
02/16/2011
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