Monthly Archives: February 2014

How To Make Your Home Look More Luxurious On A Budget

Have you been looking through home decor magazines and gazing with wonder at the gorgeous homes inside? Do you want to add a touch of elegance and luxury to your home, but you are on a tight budget? Continue reading

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Where To Squeeze A Home Office In Your Home

If you have started working from home, whether you are a freelancer or running a business, having a home office in your home is very important. Continue reading

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How To Maintain Your Gutters

An entire gutter system around the home might seem expensive to many homeowners. Continue reading

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What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

In your imagination it seems like a great idea – you purchase an older run-down property and you have the chance to fix it up and turn it into the home of your dreams. Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 24, 2014

Last week’s economic data supported recent reports indicating that housing markets are slowing, The National Association of Home builders/Wells Fargo Home Builders Index (HBI) dropped by 10 points to a reading of 46 for February. Continue reading

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The Three R’s Of Fixing Historic Homes For Sale

If you enjoy history and fixing things, then it may be hard to drive by historic homes for sale without feeling the urge to buy one and fix it up. Before you do, you need learn the three R’s of fixing up historic homes and the differences between them. Continue reading

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How To Get The Full Asking Price When Selling Your Home

Selling your home is a complex process and there are a lot of factors that you will need to consider. Your goal will be to sell your home in a timely manner, while getting the highest price you can. Continue reading

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Smart Ways To Create Equity Within Your Home

Home equity is the difference between what your home can sell for and what you owe on it. Generally, the longer you own your home, the more equity you build. Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 18, 2014

Last week’s economic news was dominated by the first address by the new Fed chairperson, Janet Yellen.

Tuesday’s news included the Jobs Openings report for December 2013, which matched November’s reading of 4.0 million jobs available. Continue reading

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Pitfalls And Warning Signs Of Making A Down Payment

  You may have seen that FHA dropped the required credit score from 640 down to 600. Which is great news because now a few more people can qualify to purchase a home. This is good news because the rents … Continue reading

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