Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mold, Termites and Your Home Insurance

Are you covered if one of these sneaky menaces invades your home? By Samantha Alexander Nothing’s worse than finding unwanted visitors in your home. A surprise appearance by a spider is enough to make you want to move out altogether.

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Over 23% Thinking of Selling. Why the Hesitation?

Last month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that housing inventory was down 4.7% from the same time last year and that the month’s inventory of homes for sale stood at 4.8 – far below the six months necessary

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43 Percent of Properties Were on the Market for Less than a Month in July 2015

Properties that closed in July 2015 were typically on the market for at 42 days (34 days in June 2015; 48 days in July 2014), according to the July 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report. 11 Days on market typically increase after

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New Home Sales Keep Climbing As Mortgage Rates Dip Below 4%

Current Mortgage Rates Make Homes “Cheap” Newly-built homes continue to sell quickly. According to the Census Bureau, July’s New Home Sales increased 5% from the month prior, crossing one-half million in annualized sales for the fifth time this year. And, in part because today’s mortgage rates remain below

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3 Home Upgrade Options for a $3,000 Budget

Get more impact from your next home improvement project with one of these ideas, each with a $3,000 price tag. The top priority for most buyers when house hunting is function. While charm and character go a long way, they can’t

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