Monthly Archives: October 2014

Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents, But Not As Much As (Or Why) You Think

Young Americans are living with their parents in greater numbers, but don’t blame the economy or housing costs. Blame student loans. Click here to read article.

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The Designers’ Guide for Your New Bathroom

The bathroom is likely the smallest room in your house, yet it requires the most plumbing, fixtures, and lights per square foot. Bathroom remodels can be expensive, so you don’t want to make any mistakes. Click here to read article.

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Supreme Court to Weigh Tactic Used to Combat Housing Bias

For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama administration and others have used to combat housing discrimination. Click here to read article.

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New Rules Adopted in Hopes of Spurring Home Loans

Buying a home may have gotten a little easier this week. With the financial crisis and subprime mortgage bust receding further into history, the government is loosening some financial rules, hoping to inject more life into the country’s still-recovering housing … Continue reading

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What home buyers and sellers should know about appraisals

When it comes to real estate, the appraisal is the linchpin around which all else revolves. Click here to read article.

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Baby Boomers and the Quest for the Perfect Retirement Location

Baby boomers have many decisions to make regarding retirement, and where they call ‘home’ is a top priority. Click here to read article.

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Buyer Optimism at an All-Time High

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Top Things to Consider Before You Buy a Condo

Condos were once thought of as homes that attracted singles or couples, often without children. But today, condos are growing in popularity and attracting families of all sizes. Click here to read article.

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September 2014 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. The activity has calmed down a bit this month: a total of 12 sales, only 2/3 of last month’s number. … Continue reading

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How Older Homes Beat New Homes

For a society that likes shiny new things, the latest research could foreshadow a surprising trend — homebuyers choosing older homes over new construction. Click here to read article.

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