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By: Gil Rudawsky Published: September 16, 2009 Upgrading to a qualifying energy-efficient metal or asphalt roof can cut your cooling bill as well as knock off up to $1,500 from your tax bill.
The roof of your house protects against more than rain. The sun's rays beat down relentlessly, especially during summer. The intense heat can raise the temperature inside your home. Proper venting and insulation help keep the cool air in and the warm air out. So, too, do energy-efficient roofing materials, which take the brunt of the solar onslaught. Uncle Sam is encouraging homeowners to (2 comments)
Via Richard Rector (Realty Executives International): My last blog post produced some new information that will be helpful for anyone who wants to dig deeper into this. In particular, Sharon Curtis of Hileman Real Estate, Inc. gave me this link for a webinar on the subject. http://www.realtor.org/about_nar/stinton_webinar_110609 In addition, at the NAR convention, I spoke with Steve Murray, the publisher of Real Trends. Below is an article that he wrote on the subject. He has given me permission to post it here. I welcome your comments to help everyone sort this out. RPR and the Future On November 6th the National Association of (0 comments)
Setting the stage for a successful sale - 11/10/09 01:28 PM
You probably know many steps you can take to make your home more attractive to would-be buyers. Keep the yard mowed and edged, put a fresh coat of paint on the front door and you’ve started boosting its curb appeal. Inside the home, be diligent with cleaning chores and putting things away so the house looks its best whenever a buyer shows up.
But consider taking the presentation of your home even further if you want to the best chance to sell it quickly and for the highest possible price. That’s where home staging comes in. Staging helps you (1 comments)
Where do you want to live? - 11/10/09 01:15 PM
When you purchase a house, you’re not just buying land and a structure. You're also choosing the community you’ll live in. Finding the right neighborhood for you is an important consideration. After all, many details of your daily life depend on your location. And while you certainly can describe a neighborhood by a subdivision name or the streets that form its boundaries, a neighborhood is much more than a section on the map. It is defined by the people, amenities and character of the area.
Set your priorities Deciding on a neighborhood that fits your lifestyle and desires is (0 comments)
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