3 Dog Breeds That Are Perfect for the Allergy-Prone Pet Lover

December 27, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Do you find yourself itchy and sneezing after an encounter with a friendly, furry dog? You are not alone. The CDC estimates that around ten percent of Americans suffer from allergies related to dogs or cats. But, of course, that is no reason not to enjoy the love of a dog.

3 Ways That Buying a New Construction Home Beats Buying an Existing One, Every Time

December 22, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you in the market for a new house? Whether you are a first-time home buyer or are upgrading to get more space, you will need to choose between buying an existing home or building a brand new one. Let’s explore three reasons why new construction homes are better than existing homes.

Landlord Squeezing You for yet Another Rent Increase? It’s Time to Buy a Starter Home

December 21, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Did you just get your annual notice that the rent is going up? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of renters are seeing more and more of their income drained away due to higher rents. To make matters worse, every dollar in rent is one that you are not saving, investing or using to build your net worth. If you’re feeling the pinch of higher rents, it might be time to buy your first starter home.

NAHB: Builder Confidence Outstrips Pre-Bubble Highs

December 20, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home builders surveyed by the National Association of Home Builders expressed their highest level of confidence in housing markets since 1999. The index reading for housing market conditions in December hit 74, which exceeded November’s reading of 70. Analysts expected a flat reading of 70 for December. Readings over 50 indicate improvement in housing market conditions.

Going Solar: 3 Reasons Why Solar Panels Should Be Your 2018 Home Improvement Project

December 19, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Have you been scratching your head, wondering what your next great home renovation project should be? If you are like most homeowners, you have many areas that could use a little attention. Let’s explore three reasons why installing solar panels should be high on your list of home improvement projects for 2018.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic reporting included readings on inflation, core inflation and the Post-meeting statement of the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee. Fed Chair Janet Yellen also gave a press conference; weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

Take Your Bathroom From ‘Drab’ to ‘Fab’ With These Do-it-Yourself Bathroom Renovations

December 15, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Does your bathroom look amazing? As one of the most used rooms in every home, the bathroom can almost always use a bit of a facelift. In today’s blog post we will share a few DIY renovations that will take your bathroom from drab to fab.

Should I Sell My Home ‘As Is’ or Fix It Up? Let’s Take a Look

December 14, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Whether your home is a few years or many decades old, its physical condition is going to be a significant factor in the sales process. Below are a few questions that can help you to determine whether you should sell your home ‘as is’ or fix it up before placing it up for sale.

Make 2018 the Year You Escape the ‘Rental Trap’ by Buying Your Own Home

December 13, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you growing tired of paying rent each month and not building your net worth? Being stuck in the ‘rental trap’ isn’t much fun, but if you are determined, you can break out. Let’s explore some of the steps that you can take to make 2018 the year that you become a homeowner.

The Quick and Easy Guide to Finding the Right Builder to Construct Your Dream Home

December 12, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may be considering having a custom-home designed and built to your specifications. There is no better way to get exactly what you want in a house than to have it built from scratch.

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