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Is a Home Warranty for You?

Is a Home Warranty for You?

Whether you’ve recently purchased a home or are considering renewing the home warranty that came with your home, chances are good that you’ve got questions. Big ones. You’ve probably heard a lot of different things about home warranty programs, ranging…

5 Home Painting Hacks from the Pros

5 Home Painting Hacks from the Pros

Owning a house can be a mixed blessing. On one hand, you have a place to sleep and eat and nest. On the other, you sometimes have to take on projects that are simple, but overwhelming. Repainting your house, for…

Why 5% Mortgage Rates Aren’t a Threat

Why 5% Mortgage Rates Aren’t a Threat

Mortgage rates are on the rise. Could that derail sales? According to First American’s Potential Home Sales model, even if the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 5 percent, the impact on the housing market would be modest. Many economists are…

3 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Avoid

3 Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Avoid

Bathroom makeovers can help enhance a property, but be careful not to be too trendy, or your remodel may have the opposite effect. Here are several recent bathroom trends that you might want to reconsider, including: Tiny tiles Mosaics of…

Selling Your House? Price It Right Up Front

Selling Your House? Price It Right Up Front

In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home higher than recommended, and many agents…

Top 4 Improvements for Best ROI

Top 4 Improvements for Best ROI

Whether you’re selling your home, purchasing your first home, or you’re a homeowner who’s planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home renovations will net you the most return on investment (ROI).