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Home Sales Continued to Get Weaker in First Quarter - 04/28/11 01:30 PM
Homes sales in most of the Kansas Metro area and Johnson County continue to delay behind last year’s pace. According to data released by Heartland MLS, in the first quarter of the year, number of homes sold and the prices paid for them are both down as to the same period a year ago. Throughout the month of March, there were 1,090 existing homes sold in the county. In the same month last year, around 1,237 has been sold. That means a 12% drop. IN Johnson County, the average price of existing houses purchased in the first quarter plunged from $220,765 (0 comments)
Maintain The Green in Your Wallet and Your Lawn - 04/21/11 01:35 PM
Lawn Mower is one of the most luxurious investments with regards to yard maintenance equiptment. Stocking and operating it correctly will extend its life as well as guarantee well-manicured lawn. For the machine: Cleaning the underside os the deck is a vital habit to maintain. Removing the clippings that stick to the deck will decrease metal corrosion. It is the simpliest thing to do before clippings dry and harden. Lubricant that is organic based are available in the market to spray on the deck of the machine to keep clippings from sticking to the deck such as (Fluid Film that safeguard (0 comments)
Almost all of us appreciate the earthy luxury of a true wine cellar and the worth of repurposed materials emerging as elements in our homes. But did you ever think how about a slice from the best of both worlds and have rich wood flooring created from old California wine barrels? Some says that serving trays and other innovations emerge from wine barrel tops, however hardwood flooring from the actual wine barrel tenders some beautiful possibilities. Fontenay Woods is likely the primary source of recovered barrel flooring and handcrafts each plank for custom set up. Vintage Barrel Collection comprises three (2 comments)
April 18, 2011 – Market Recap (Economic Recovery) - 04/18/11 01:45 PM
Though it’s hard to believe, the economy is recovering. That is what the Federal Reserve tells us anyway and we both agree. The said continued economic growth was based on the recent reading of Fed’s regional economies from the month of February to March. In terms of housing, the Fed states it continues to lag other sectors however housing is demonstrating signs of improvement. Reports shows that inventory currently sits 9.8 percent above March 2010 level according to Realtor.com. Simultaneously, the number of households looking for homes is developing, signifying that demand may be strengthening in relationship to overall supply. Freddie (0 comments)
While reasonable housing prices, sufficient inventories and significantly low interest rates sign “buyer’s market” for investors or move-up buyers in many U.S. markets, raw first-time buyers may not be aware if the time is right to create a move into real estate.
To assist first-time buyers know if they’re ready to look for the home of their dreams as we lead into this year’s home buying season, the professionals at Move have generated a “reality checklist” intended to aid them choose if the time is right. Obtain your financial house in order Before thinking of buying a home, (0 comments)
10 Tips to Protect You against Theft When Traveling - 04/06/11 04:23 PM
Follow these steps to protect your personal information when you're away from home. It’s easy to become a victim of identity theft while traveling, whether for work or pleasure. Follow these tips to protect yourself. Follow the instructions to guard your personal information when you are away fro work or pleasure. Today it is very easy to be a victim of identity theft while traveling. Try to follow the instructions below: 1. Inform your credit card company knows if you’ll be traveling. Especially when out of the country. Banks nowadays are more vigilant about any unusual activity on your card, however (3 comments)
TOP 10 LISTS OF THINGS TO BUY BEFORE ECONOMY IMPROVES - 04/01/11 03:56 PM
Today is the best time to acquire some of the major purchases smart shoppers have been putting off for quite some time, chiefly if one has the luxury of capital according to Forbes.com. Here is the list:
Homes – Low value fuelled by foreclosures and short sales, joined with low interest rates and probable income tax credits, create this an opportune time to shop real estate. Cars – Deals on automobile as never been before: 0 percent financing, rebate big cash and other incentives. Even used car values drop 10 percent from a year ago. Vacations –Las Vegas hotel room (3 comments)
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