Monthly Archives: June 2012

5 Projections of Where the Housing Market’s Headed

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012 Real estate markets across the country are inching their way to a slow recovery after bottoming out, according to several real estate economists who spoke at a forum hosted by the … Continue reading

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Punch Up Your Porch!

Five ways to say “welcome” for under $100 – By Rick Hazeltine With spring having arrived, it’s a good time to put out the welcome mat with a little flair. Your front door and porch area is an invitation to guests … Continue reading

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Shoestring Decorating

Good taste is expensive, right? Whether you’re a first-time apartment-renter fresh out of college, newly single, a single parent on a budget or you’re simply not Rockefeller, trying to make your home resemble the pages of House Beautiful can be a sobering … Continue reading

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Trim Your Remodeling Costs: 4 Ways to Save

Case Remodeling recently featured several ideas at its blog on how to make those remodeling projects more budget friendly. Here are a few ways to trim remodeling costs: 1. Don’t change plumbing or electrical configurations. Keep your plumbing fixtures and electrical work where … Continue reading

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Affordability Options For First-Time Buyers

By Broderick Perkins First-time home buyers who want affordable homes may want to take a hard look at fixer-uppers, smaller homes and cheaper commutes to work to save on the costs of buying and owning a home. Real estate brokers … Continue reading

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New Record Lows Again for Mortgage Rates

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JUNE 08, 2012 For the sixth-consecutive week, average fixed mortgage rates set new record lows, pushing home buyer affordability even higher, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage market survey. Here’s a closer look at … Continue reading

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10 Easy Staging Tips for Curb Appeal

By Kimberly McMahon, Let’s Organize/Let’s Move No matter the asking price, simple curb appeal changes can set the scene to immediately attract buyers to a property. Data shows that a majority of home buyers look at properties online or drive … Continue reading

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