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I hope that everyone has enjoyed a happy and safe holiday season thus far. With the new year upon us, however, it is time to face the inevitable: the New Years Resolution. In 2008, why not make a few real estate resolutions? Here are some ideas to get you started:Know your credit! Make a resolution to stay on top of your credit in 2008. Begin by getting a detailed credit report so that you know where you stand as the year begins. Check again at the end of the year to see how much your credit has improved!Keep a budget. This (5 comments)
Ludlow VT Real Estate Update - 12/20/07 05:11 PM
Attention, home sellers! Even in an uncertain real estate market, there may be good news for you - depending on where you live. The National Association of REALTORS® has published the results of its quarterly sales survey and found that the median home price continues to rise in most metropolitan areas. The median is a typical market price - meaning half of all homes sold for more, and half of all homes sold for less.Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the data underscores the fact that all real estate is local. "Some metro areas are hot, while others are experiencing localized (0 comments)
The Basics of 1031 Exchange - 12/13/07 01:14 PM
Many homeowners have heard of a "1031 Exchange," but few understand the basics of what an exchange actually entails. Today I want to cover just a few of the basics of the process, as it can be an invaluable method of homeownership for investment homeowners.What is a 1031 Exchange?Put simply, it is the sale of one property in exchange for the purchase another property of similar value without the required payment of capital gains tax, all performed within a specific time frame. An example of when you might use a 1031 Exchange, as opposed to selling a home and purchasing a (1 comments)
Holiday Décor Goes Green - 12/10/07 01:38 PM
"Going green" has been one of the biggest trends of 2007, with more and more homeowners seeking to make environmentally-friendly choices on everything from cleaning products to flooring. So shy shouldn't our concern for the environment carry over to our holiday decorations this year? If your home is in need of some holiday cheer, here are some "green" ideas to brighten things up:· Use LED lights - using LED lights to decorate the inside and outside of your home will bring you many benefits. The lights last a whopping 50,000 hours - that means you could actually pass these lights down (1 comments)
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.