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Technology and Your Home Needs

Technology and Your Home Needs

As a home buyer or home seller, when it comes to your home, you expect your real estate agent to be up to date on the latest technology. You want us to have an active web presence and list your…

Brighten Your Home Through Backsplash Design

Brighten Your Home Through Backsplash Design

It’s the little things that turn your house into your home. The color of your walls, the hardware on your cabinetry, and your choice of flooring all create a sense of belonging inside the space you call your home. A…

Selling Your Home When Inventory is Low

Selling Your Home When Inventory is Low

If there is even a slight chance you may want to sell your home, now is the time to act! Housing has definitely shifted to a seller’s market, with inventory at a 13 year low. The National Association of Realtors…

Buying Your Home and BackUp Offers

Buying Your Home and BackUp Offers

As a potential home buyer, you may have started to wonder how and when you are going to find your home… your perfect home. The home that calls your name and makes you feel like you could never leave. The…

Buying Your Home – Is the Time Right?

Buying Your Home – Is the Time Right?

Wondering about the possibility of buying your home in the current housing market? The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released this week confirmed other recent reports of growth in the real estate market.  Spurred on…

Your Home and Asteroid Insurance

Your Home and Asteroid Insurance

News of an asteroid touching down in the Chelyabinsk Ural region of Russia last week may have you wondering if your home is insured against such a calamity. If you haven’t heard about the incident that demolished glass buildings and…

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

Beginning March 1st, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin the process of allowing some home owners to cancel their underwater mortgage debt using a deed in lieu foreclosure alternative. If you are wondering how and if this applies to…

Hosting Game Day at Your Home

Hosting Game Day at Your Home

The Super Bowl is almost here. Have you planned for a party in your home to watch the match up of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers? According to the recent Big Game Survey conducted by Century 21,…

Do You Dream of Building Your Home?

Do You Dream of Building Your Home?

In an effort to be in the know about trends relating to your home, I consider it a good business practice to follow real estate news. When coursing through headlines, I came across one that captured my attention. “Architect to…

Prep Now to Entertain Outdoors at Your Home

Prep Now to Entertain Outdoors at Your Home

No matter where you live, outdoor entertaining at your home increases in importance as the weather warms. Adding a patio or balcony to your home can allow a quick escape from the daily cares of life and also is a…

Finding Your Home Taking Too Long?

Finding Your Home Taking Too Long?

Seasoned home buyers and first time home buyers have something in common. It may take a while to find your home. In fact it could take months. According to the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, a report compiled…

MarketPulse Report Suggests Good News for Your Home

MarketPulse Report Suggests Good News for Your Home

Interested in selling your home? If so, California based information analyzer CoreLogic® predicts you’re in good shape. A recently released report showed a 7.5% increase in the Home Price Index (HPI®) in 2012 and predicted yet another increase of 6%…

Being A Good Neighbor Starts in Your Home

Being A Good Neighbor Starts in Your Home

In talking with a friend about her recent cross country move, I was reminded of how delightful it is to give and receive service. Perhaps you had a similar experience when you purchased your home. Maybe you’ve been the helpful…

Tax Credit Extensions Could Affect Your Home

Tax Credit Extensions Could Affect Your Home

If you thought you no longer qualified for tax savings on improvements done in 2011 or 2012, you’ve had a reprieve. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended residential energy tax credits for existing energy efficient homes retroactively, meaning…

Short Sale Relief Continues for Your Home

Short Sale Relief Continues for Your Home

If you have been considering a short sale for your home, you’ll be excited to know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 was extended through the end of 2013. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extends mortgage…

Surviving Disaster in Your Home with a Generator

Surviving Disaster in Your Home with a Generator

A quick look over the last few years has more than a few homeowners concerned about natural disasters and power outages. With cold weather quickly approaching (and some predicting an impending end to the world), it is important to take…

2013 and Your Home – What Lies Ahead

2013 and Your Home – What Lies Ahead

Have you been wondering what changes and developments in the 2013 housing market will mean for your home? If so, you’re not alone. A series of  predictions  published on December 10, 2012 by Frank Nothaft, Vice President and Chief Economist…

Survey Says Have Confidence in Your Home

Survey Says Have Confidence in Your Home

Headlines about the fiscal cliff may lead you to think that housing transactions are tapering off, yet according to the Fannie Mae National Housing Survey for November, that simply is not the case. In fact, Americans are displaying more confidence…