Monday, September 3, 2012

Real Estate News

Buy, Sell, or Update Your Home?

your home question
Are you thinking about selling your home? According to the July 2013 National Housing Survey conducted by Fannie Mae, 74% of those surveyed feel that now is a good time to buy a house while 40% believe that now is a good time to sell. If, however, you find yourself deciding that staying in your…Read More »

Importance of Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID)

your home and MID tax credit
There’s been lots of talk of mortgage rates and tax credits and cuts in the news lately and it can be hard to understand how it all applies to you and your home. A recent analysis by economists at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) on the mortgage interest deduction (MID) delves into how…Read More »

How Does Your Home Garden Grow?

Planting a garden in your home
Gardening is more than a popular trend, it’s also just plain fun to grow food at your home. Touted as a step towards self sufficiency, gardening can save you money and has other perks, such as the fact that homegrown veggies and herbs simply taste better. If you’re a novice gardener but would still like…Read More »

NAR Reports Home Ownership is a Good Idea

buying your home makes sense to most
Was buying your home a good financial decision? According to a recent study by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), most people living in the United States would answer that question affirmatively. The 2013 National Housing Pulse Survey revealed that eight out of ten Americans believe home ownership is a good financial choice. The study…Read More »

Resources for Avoiding Home Foreclosure

Home ownership can be a heavy responsibility at times… especially when times are tough.  It can be challenging to find help when times are difficult due to a  decrease or loss of income, illness, unexpected disaster or home repairs, or personal crisis such as separation or divorce. Add to that a reduction in home values, and…Read More »

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