3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Plumbing

January 31, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

Everyone wants their pipes to last as long as possible, but there are a couple of simple problems that might be sucking the life out of your plumbing. Long-term stress is the enemy, when it comes to your water system.

Case Shiller Price Index Shows Homeowners A Rise In Home Equity

January 30, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices released Tuesday, the U.S. Housing Market is on a roll based on year-over-year increases in average home values, but month-to-month results were mixed.

What’s Your Home’s Real Value?

January 29, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

As a society, it seems like we’ve gotten away from appreciating our homes for their emotional and sentimental worth. Instead, we focus solely on their monetary value.

Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level In 7 Years

January 28, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

The NAR provided great year-end news as existing home sales in December pushed 2013 sales of existing homes to a 7 year high.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week was an action-packed week for economic news, and all of it was packed into Thursday.

Inspect And Maintain Your Garage

January 24, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

In most parts of the country, garages are especially appreciated at this time of year. Even if you don’t live in a colder climate, it’s important to do an annual inspection and routine maintenance to keep everything in working order.

Top 10 Indoor Houseplants For Your Air Quality

January 23, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

Houseplants are great for decorating. They can brighten up any room. Plus, houseplants can increase the air quality in a room. That makes you happier, healthier and reduces stress.

Stay Organized Under The Kitchen Sink

January 22, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

Kitchen space is a valuable commodity. If you feel stretched for storage space, you could throw away all the flatware your mother-in-law gave you, or you could keep the flatware and learn to use the space you have – more efficiently.

Why You Should Think About A Wood Burning Stove

January 21, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

It’s getting cold again. But before you reach for the thermostat, consider a traditional wood-burning stove. You can install one in the center of a room, and the heat will radiate through the whole house.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 20, 2014

January 20, 2014 by John · Leave a Comment 

Welcome news arrived last week as lower mortgage rates and a higher number of housing starts were reported. Other economic news was mixed.

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