What makes a great neighborhood? Is it the people, the atmosphere or the homes and amenities they provide? In this article from MSN, urban planners, a geographer, an architect and various real estate agents all describe a few characteristics that make a neighborhood great. People came in as number one. It’s people, not developers who create
There are many homebuyers who buy a home without seeing it in person. Since the market is heating up, there is real competition for homes to get sold across the county. Putting a deposit down on a house without visiting it in person is the only way for distant buyers to get an edge. There
Mold is a big problem in renovations and most of the time, you don’t even know you have it in your home. Many homebuyers want to know if their house has mold, once had mold, or could have mold in the future. People are becoming so sensitive to materials, food, and allergens in the air
You may have heard that little story about the teacher showing the classroom a jar of rocks. If you put the big rocks in first then you can fill up all the little spaces with smaller rocks and sand. If you put the smaller rocks and the sand in first, then the bigger rocks won’t
In a new study by the Joint Center For Housing Studies Of Harvard University, experts suggest home improvement and refinancing lows will begin to taper off in 2014. According to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, which is designed to estimate national homeowner spending on improvements for the current quarter, which was released in October,
The real estate market is taking an interesting turn. there aren’t as many first-time homebuyers on the market. Why is that? Credit could be a major factor. Home ownership is down slightly from a year ago and in the third quarter of 2013, it didn’t budge at all. In January 2005, home ownership was at
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