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Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay Off?

Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay

Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all the effort to update the kitchen they’ve been meaning to redo for years…

Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) begins requiring banks to provide consumers with a longer window in which to review loan documentation. The new rule, potentially in effect October 3, 2015, can push closing by as many as…

Do’s and Don’ts During the Mortgage Process

Do’s and Don’ts During the Mortgage Process

Getting a loan is an interactive process, and most homebuyers are unaware of the surprises they may have during the loan process. Here’s a short list of do’s and don’ts for you future homebuyers from Inman. Let’s start with the…

How to Make Your Home a “Circular Free Property”

How to Make Your Home a “Circular Free Property”

Seeing takeout menus and circulars stuffed into storm doors and jammed into railings is nothing new to most city residents and quite a lot of suburban homeowners. It’s illegal to place these ads in mailboxes, but they quickly get blown…

Attracting Homebuyers in the Winter Months

Attracting Homebuyers in the Winter Months

As temperatures drop, snow piles up and people’s minds turn to holiday celebrations, you may think that your house won’t sell. In fact, many people take their homes off the market during this time and wait for spring to relist…

Is this Neighborhood Headed Up? Or Down?

Is this Neighborhood Headed Up? Or Down?

When searching for a home on a budget, you’ll often find great deals on the edge of up-and-coming neighborhoods. But how do you tell if a neighborhood is headed up? Or, if it’s on its way down? Of course, the…