Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

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You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you get ready to sell without entirely disrupting your life? Start by getting organized. Move from…Read More »

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

Questions about your home?

Beginning March 1st, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin the process of allowing some home owners to cancel their underwater mortgage debt using a deed in lieu foreclosure alternative. If you are wondering how and if this applies to your home, read on. If you have needed to move for job relocation, status changes,…Read More »

Hosting Game Day at Your Home

Watch Super Bowl 2013 in Your Home

The Super Bowl is almost here. Have you planned for a party in your home to watch the match up of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers? According to the recent Big Game Survey conducted by Century 21, 84 percent of Super Bowl viewers will be watching the big game in a home,…Read More »

Do You Dream of Building Your Home?

Ideas for building your home

In an effort to be in the know about trends relating to your home, I consider it a good business practice to follow real estate news. When coursing through headlines, I came across one that captured my attention. “Architect to build home using 3-D printer” it read. I pondered it for a second and then…Read More »

Prep Now to Entertain Outdoors at Your Home

Houzz app to design Your Home

No matter where you live, outdoor entertaining at your home increases in importance as the weather warms. Adding a patio or balcony to your home can allow a quick escape from the daily cares of life and also is a way to truly enjoy your outdoor landscaping and available sunshine! Besides being a great way…Read More »

Finding Your Home Taking Too Long?

The Right Agent Can Find You Your Home

Seasoned home buyers and first time home buyers have something in common. It may take a while to find your home. In fact it could take months. According to the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, a report compiled by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), the average home buyer spends twelve weeks or…Read More »

Tax Credit Extensions Could Affect Your Home

Energy-wise Tax Credits for your home

If you thought you no longer qualified for tax savings on improvements done in 2011 or 2012, you’ve had a reprieve. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended residential energy tax credits for existing energy efficient homes retroactively, meaning that certain improvements made on your home since the former expiration date of 2011 now…Read More »

Short Sale Relief Continues for Your Home

short sales and your home

If you have been considering a short sale for your home, you’ll be excited to know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 was extended through the end of 2013. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extends mortgage cancellation relief for home owners and sellers through disallowing taxes on the portion of their…Read More »

Surviving Disaster in Your Home with a Generator

Generator for your home (image from cpsc.gov)

A quick look over the last few years has more than a few homeowners concerned about natural disasters and power outages. With cold weather quickly approaching (and some predicting an impending end to the world), it is important to take steps to ensure your safety and the safety of your home, in any situation. One…Read More »

2013 and Your Home – What Lies Ahead

Freddie Mac predictions and your home

Have you been wondering what changes and developments in the 2013 housing market will mean for your home? If so, you’re not alone. A series of  predictions  published on December 10, 2012 by Frank Nothaft, Vice President and Chief Economist of Freddie Mac may provide some clarity. Review the bullet points below or watch the…Read More »

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