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7 Tips for Remodeling a Bathroom

7 Tips for Remodeling a Bathroom

Average bathroom remodels can be pretty up there in price, but here’s some simple tips to help get you a budget-friendly bathroom remodel with the maximum value for your investment. 1.) Planning is important. DO NOT improvise. Think beforehand about how you want to use 

Buyer Urgency!!

Buyer Urgency!!

Buyer Urgency Expected to Drive 2013 DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012 Home shoppers will likely have more urgency in the new year, wanting to buy before home prices rise even more. Home prices are edging up in most markets, and buyers 

59 Metros Back to Normal

59 Metros Back to Normal

According to National Association of Home Builders/First American’s latest Leading Markets Index, 59 out of 350 housing markets across the country have returned to, or exceeded their last normal level of housing and economic activity. Markets nationwide are running at around 87% of their normal 

Jumbo Mortgages Are More Affordable

Jumbo Mortgages Are More Affordable

Wealthy home buyers are paying lower average rates on jumbo mortgages and sometimes, they don’t even have to come up with a large down payment or mortgage insurance. In the last several months interest rates on jumbo loans (mortgages that are $417,000 or more or 

5 Most Affordable Housing Markets

5 Most Affordable Housing Markets

According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, nearly 65% of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of October and the end of December, were affordable to families earning an average income of $64,400. This is largely unchanged from 

No Spring Slowdown for New-Home Sales

No Spring Slowdown for New-Home Sales

In January, single family new-home sales surged to a five and a half year high, which is giving hope that the new-home sector isn’t going to slow down in Spring after all. New-home sales role 9.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 468,000 units 

12 States With the Lowest Amount of Foreclosures

12 States With the Lowest Amount of Foreclosures

Many homeowners in the U.S. are still dealing with the after-effects of the housing bubble and credit meltdown. However, the foreclosure market is starting to show signs of slowly improving. The amount of completed foreclosures in December dropped 14% in comparison to December 2012. There 

Spring Selling Rush Coming Early

Spring Selling Rush Coming Early

Spring is usually the busiest time of year for the housing market, when more people are putting their homes up for sale. However, the spring selling rush seems to be starting earlier this year. Some homeowners are already putting their homes up for sale to