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There’s been quite a bit of hype about smart homes in recent years. These aren’t the top-to-bottom smart homes that were envisioned by science fiction for years, of course. Those were houses that had a central artificial intelligence that controlled everything and inevitably went rogue at some po...
01/10/2020
If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months aren’t a good time to sell a home. As realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu recently noted,“Sellers tend to be more reluctant to list during the colder time of year when t...
01/09/2020
Movies, tv shows, and celebrities often have us dreaming of owning large homes, but the reality for most people is quite different.Since 2015, the square footage of newly built houses has been shrinking, according to Yahoo Finances. This is not projected to change as we continue into the beginnin...
01/08/2020
Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting.1. Buying a Home is a Great InvestmentSeveral reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other ...
01/07/2020
It is possible to keep your his-and-her closet organized and still speak to one another. Here are some of our favorite products to help you get organized without causing a fight. Focus on footwearShe doesn't have to sacrifice displaying her shoe collection in order to make room for his sneaker ad...
01/06/2020
Equity in a home is the difference between what the home is worth and what is owed on the home.  As the property goes up in value, the unpaid balance is going down with each payment being made.  These dynamics are working in different directions to make the equity grow. Leverage, the use of borro...
01/03/2020
This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be challenging. As a result, taking a look at th...
01/02/2020
Here are some tips on changing room decorations over the years.Nursery The key to longevity is keeping the essentials basic (e.g., beds, dressers, side tables) and decorating with temporary things. For example: White or mint-colored walls provide a basic pastel backdrop; you can then swap out kni...
12/31/2019
Rising home prices coupled with the current inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their homes on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might be hard to execute well for the vast majority of sellers.Here are the top 5 reasons ...
12/30/2019
60% of buyers paid for their down payment by saving according to the 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, recently released in San Francisco at the National Association of REALTORS Convention.  The most difficult step in the process was saving for a down payment cited by 13% of respondents. ...
12/27/2019
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