Saving More For A Downpayment

For many first-time buyers, saving for a down payment is a critical step on the road to becoming homeowners.  While people who have previously owned a home often use the proceeds from the sale of their homes to finance the purchase of a new one, they also...

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9 Tips For Developing Better Habits

More than half of adults make New Year's resolutions each year.  Unfortunately, many give up after a few weeks because they haven't turned their goals into habits.  Whether you want to lose weight, save for a home (click here to view our...

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Remodeling: Cost vs. Value

Gains in the new-home market are helping lift the value of remodeling projects even as costs rise. From Remodeling magazine, January 2016 Bigger and more expensive projects, rising new-home prices, curb appeal, and energy efficiency all...

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Become A Homeowner With These Saving Habits

Changes you make now can help pave the way for becoming a homeowner... You're at that stage, thinking about your future and buying a home.  You might be paying off school loans, establishing your career path, or starting a...

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Get A 116.9% Return on Your Home Improvement Project

This year's biggest surprise and best return on investment isn't visible from the curbside. From Remodeling magazine, January 2016 As the new-home market makes strides, so too does the remodeling industry. This year’s Remodeling magazine Cost vs....

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2016 Housing Outlook

What’s Ahead for The Housing Market in 2016? It's that time of year again, where experts of every field make predictions for the year.  No different from other industries, the real estate market has a voice in the prediction arena.  Many are...

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Housing & The Economy

Buying a home not only impacts the homeowner’s financial situation, it also impacts the local and national economies.  Since 2016 is an election year, there’s no doubt the economy and housing’s role within it will be a hot topic in the news....

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Happy 2016: Year of the Smart Home?

Happy New Year!  We've now entered a new era in the "Internet of Things", where smart home products and "wearbles" (like the Apple Watch) are widely available through all the major retail channels with brands from companies like Nest, Wink, and...

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A Safe Holiday For Your Pets

We understand that pets are a part of our families, so we want to help you make sure they stay safe this holiday season.  Our December Report (below) outlines seven tips to keep your dogs and cats safe during the festivities of the holiday season.  You and...

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How Does the Interest Rate Increase Affect You?

  ...Or better yet, your mortgage and the housing market?   Top analysts with MarketWatch, Realtor.com, and the Wall Street Journal have a few insights about the news from the Federal Reserve of a .25% interest rate increase.  For...

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