Monthly Archives: September 2014

12 Tips for Creating Great Curb Appeal


First impressions are everything and your home is no exception. When your home is listed for sale, you’ll want the initial look to create a positive impression that invites house hunters indoors to see what’s inside. "You should be getting … Continue reading

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2015 Housing Forecast: Recovery Will Continue Gradually


By Katie Penote Americans’ attitudes toward the housing market continued to soften in August and suggest that housing activity may resume its modest recovery in 2015 after some pullback this year, according to results from Fannie Mae’s August 2014 National … Continue reading

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Mortgage Applications Inch Forward


Mortgage applications increased 0.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 29, 2014. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, … Continue reading

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Q: How Do You Decide Whether to Add on to an Existing Home or Purchase a New One?


A: There are a few things to consider, including cost, individual needs, and what will add value down the road. Also important: your emotional attachment to the existing home. As designer and builder Philip S. Wenz, the author of Adding … Continue reading

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