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Finding a Family-friendly Community to Buy New Home In

If you’re moving to a new city with children, one of your likely considerations is finding a family-friendly community where you can settle in and call home. In this post we’ll share a handful of tips that you may find helpful if you’re searching for a family-friendly neighborhood in a new city. Check Out The Quality Of Local Schools Schools are one of the cornerstones of a community... [Read more]

Case-Shiller: July Home Prices Cool Across U.S.

The stifling heat of July did not penetrate U.S. housing markets according to the S&P Case-Shiller 10-and 20 City Home Price Index reports. San Francisco’s sizzling home prices dropped in July and posted its lowest price gains since 2012. According to the Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Index reports, month-to-month home price appreciation fell to identical readings of an 0.60 percent... [Read more]

Upgrades To Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Young Buyers

Millennials are finally starting to enter the real estate market after delaying home purchases for several years. With a completely new client base looking for homes, it is time to start making your home more appealing to these young buyers. Millennials are used to using high-tech gadgets every day, so they are going to desire these things in their new home. While there are several high-tech upgrades... [Read more]

A Guide to Selecting a Home That Will Suit Your Growing Family

Both seasoned homeowners and first-time buyers know making the decision to purchase a new home is not one that is taken lightly. There are so many things to consider, from choosing a home with growth potential to finding a community to support a family’s interests and lifestyle. While the decisions may seem endless, don’t be discouraged. Develop a strategic approach to buying a home with... [Read more]

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in April

The S&P Case-Shiller Index for April shows that while home prices continue to grow, they are doing so at a slower pace as compared to April 2013. The Case-Shiller 20 city index reports that home prices expanded at a year-over-year annual rate of 10.80 percent as compared to 12.40 percent in April 2013. Month-to-month data showed that home prices rose for the second consecutive month. The seasonally-... [Read more]

DIY Or Hire It Done, Renovating Investment Properties

Sometimes, when buying – or even thinking about buying real estate for investment purposes, you’re faced with the need to fix up the property. The question then arises: Should I fix it up myself or hire it done? Unfortunately, no one can give you the right answer. However, there are a few questions that you can ask yourself to help decide the issue: 1. Do I Have The Time? Time is an issue... [Read more]

How Paint Color Choices Can Affect ‘Mood’ Of Your Home

Whether you’re sprucing up your house to sell or simply looking for a color to bring out the beauty of your home, it’s imperative that you do your homework. Before you head off to your local DIY store with a paint sample in one hand and a wallet in the other, you need to ensure that you’re picking the colors that are right for your home and your personality. It is true that you can... [Read more]

3 Kitchen Upgrades That Will Boost Your Home Selling Price

Homeowners who want to increase the appeal of their residence before putting it up for sale can, within a few hours and with a little elbow grease, perform some do-it-yourself (DIY) kitchen upgrades that are sure to pique the interest of would-be buyers. Many people either have or are in the process of listing their home, so it makes sense to do as much as possible to attract the interest of prospective... [Read more]

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