Home Prices Could Increase 5.4% by October 2020

Home Prices Could Increase 5.4% by October 2020
Posted December 12, 2019 in Real Estate

Home prices grew by 3.5 percent year-over-year in October and are expected to rise by 5.4 percent by the same time next year, according to a CoreLogic Home Price Index and Forecast report. Between September and October 2019, home prices grew by 0.5 percent. Nationwide, home values have been growing steadily since 2012 and the […]

Should You Rent Or Own If You’re Retired?

Should You Rent Or Own If You’re Retired?
Posted December 5, 2019 in Real Estate

For many of us, the decision to rent or buy is dictated by our income. But for retirees, who are typically on a fixed income, deciding between renting and buying isn’t such a simple calculation. Retirees may choose to relocate for a variety of reasons, including downsizing, being closer to family, or to enjoy a […]

Places Your Home May Be Losing Heat

Places Your Home May Be Losing Heat
Posted November 21, 2019 in Home Improvement

Keeping your home warm while keeping your electric bill low is the goal for most homeowners. If it seems like your home is always chilly but your energy bill is high, you may be losing heat. Here are some of the most common places your home can lose heat: Around Windows Your windows are one […]

Home Maintenance Projects You Shouldn’t Overlook

Home Maintenance Projects You Shouldn’t Overlook
Posted November 14, 2019 in Home Improvement

The big improvements always get all the glory, but what about all those little projects around the house? Sure, they may not be as gratifying as ripping out cabinets, but tackling necessary home maintenance chores now will save you big headaches down the road. So before you undertake another huge home improvement, check out these […]

Build A New Home Or Buy An Old One?

Build A New Home Or Buy An Old One?
Posted November 7, 2019 in Real Estate

Generally speaking, it makes sense to search for older things rather than their newer counterparts when you want to save money. This doesn’t, however, always hold true when it comes to buying a home. Here are several factors that may lead to older homes costing more than new construction: Energy Efficiency One of the great […]

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring
Posted October 31, 2019 in Home Improvement

The flooring of a home is one of its defining features. Wood flooring remains one of the most popular options, as it is a naturally inviting, beautiful and timeless material. While older, more traditional homes often have the original hardwood floors still in place, many newer homes are using laminate. It offers a natural look […]

Contractors Every Homeowner Should Have in Their Contacts

Contractors Every Homeowner Should Have in Their Contacts
Posted October 24, 2019 in Home Improvement

Being a homeowner is a considerable responsibility, and likely one of the largest investments you’ll make in your life. In order to protect your investment, you need to proactively care for your property, which means taking the correct steps to prevent problems from happening or quickly resolve issues when they do arise. Depending on your […]

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