Monthly Archives: August 2013

Buying a Home? 10 Financial Things You Shouldn’t Do

You’ve decided to buy a house, and you need financing. Even if you have good credit, you should keep your finances shipshape until closing so that lenders won’t think twice. Here are 10 things to avoid while you’re buying a … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat!

Ten decorating tips to keep cool and save money Ceiling fans are efficient, stylish and more powerful than ever. 1. Ceiling fans are not only decorative, but they create a wind-chill effect that helps you keep cool while using only as … Continue reading

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More Renters Say They Want to Own, Survey Finds

The majority of renters say home ownership is one of their highest priorities for their future, and more renters are saying they want to buy soon, according to the 2013 National Housing Pulse Survey, conducted by the National Association of … Continue reading

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4 Interior Painting Tips

Painting is a quick and easy way to liven up a listing. But some smart prep work can make a huge difference in the quality of the results.   1.Get the surface ready. You want the paint to glide on … Continue reading

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10 Most Desirable Do-it-Yourself Outdoor Projects

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine The warmer weather has home owners looking to spruce up their home’s outdoor spaces. So when it comes to do-it-yourself outdoor projects, which projects are most home owners tackling? A survey of more than … Continue reading

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