Monthly Archives: October 2014

Heads-Up Hues: 10 Bold Ceiling Colors

Visually raise or lower a ceiling, or just add an eyeful of interest, with paint from splashy to soothing It’s standard operating procedure to paint your walls a color while keeping the ceiling white. We’ve been told this makes the

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Home Sales Hit 2014 Highs As “Seller’s Market” Continues

CURRENT MORTGAGE RATES BOOST HOME SALES With current mortgage rates the lowest they’ve been since mid-last year, U.S. home sales are thriving. In September, despite a limited number of home for sale nationwide, sales of existing homes topped five million units on a

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Rapidly Diminishing REO Foreclosure Sales

by Lawrence Yun, PhD., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, NAR The number of foreclosed home sales has been rapidly falling and could essentially vanish by next year.  Those who specialize in foreclosure sales should therefore look towards other line

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The Centennial Gent

EVERYONE! MY FAVORITE THING OF THE WEEK HAS ARRIVED! One of my MANY amazing clients has started a blog to document her journey of renovating a historic property in Norfolk, Virginia. She purchased the house over the summer with my

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REVIEW: Housing Affordability for August

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago for the month of August as higher prices make it less affordable to purchase a home despite rates having another slight decline. Housing affordability is down from a

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Room of the Day: Home Office Makes the Most of Awkward Dimensions

Smart built-ins, natural light, strong color contrast and personal touches create a functional and stylish workspace When it came to designing this tiny office in San Francisco, interior designer Alicia Weaver had her work cut out for her. Tucked off

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8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference

Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you’ll really appreciate

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