Monthly Archives: January 2013

Replace or reface kitchen cabinets?

Mary Saunder disliked the cabinets in her kitchen from the moment she moved into her Bowie, Maryland, home. “They were metal, the color of bronze,” Saunder says, “but my husband’s motto was ‘If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.’” When … Continue reading

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Must-have kitchen trends for 2013

Is your kitchen begging for an update? Does that green and purple tile make you cringe on every trip to the fridge? If so, now might be the time to explore the latest trends in kitchen remodeling. According to the … Continue reading

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Five ways homeowners can cut costs in 2013

“I will save money on monthly expenses.” “I will not eat ice cream.” “I will do yoga.” What do these sentences have in common? That’s right – they’re all New Year’s resolutions that have little chance at being fulfilled. Hold … Continue reading

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Back to Normal? Industry Barometer Says We’re Halfway There

According to the latest report from Trulia, the housing industry is halfway back to “normal.”  The company’s November Housing Barometer is based on a formula that factors three key indicators:  housing starts, existing home sales, and a combination of delinquencies … Continue reading

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Housing Recovery to Make a Transition in 2013

The new year is expected to bring about a brighter housing market, thanks to an improving job market and record-breaking mortgage rates. “Hopefully, we’ll look back at 2012 as a transition year,” says Steve Storti, a senior vice president of … Continue reading

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