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2014 

Pre-approvals that Mortgage Companies issue are great tools to negotiate a great deal with your Realtor or directly with a seller. However, there's pretty much a lot of misunderstanding in the market. Many of potential home owners believe that pre-qualification and pre-approval are the same. A p...
03/31/2014
       Green homes have been developed for quite a long time now. It has also come from a safe alternative to a mainstream way of building. According to surveys, 17% of constructions in 2011 were set to build green homes. This would total to $17 billion of green economic activity. It's expected t...
03/26/2014
 Just last week, Trulia.com a popular real estate website, has released a Rent vs Buy Report.  And the results concluded that buying is cheaper than renting in all 100 of the metropolitan area by 38%. Other notable insights include: Even though home prices have increased over the pass few years,...
03/21/2014
Here's some changes happening right now with Facebook... "Currently, messages sent to your @facebook.com email address are delivered to your Facebook Messages. However, we’re updating the way @facebook.com email addresses work, so that soon any email messages that are sent to your @facebook.com ...
03/20/2014
Here's a simple chart that shows why it makes more sense to buy a home than renting it. Source: KeepingCurrentMatters.com
03/06/2014
Based on the Case-Shiller Index, the nations watchdog for Home Values, the price growth for condos & co-ops last December, have outpaced single-family homes yet again. Surprisingly, just a few years back, the condominium market has been one of the hardest hit sectors in the housing market. Right ...
03/05/2014
       Last week, the mortgage market improved for the first time in 3 weeks, making rates for the 15 and 30-year fixed mortgage rate lower. If you're a home buyer who's planning to by this spring with VA or FHA loans, now's the time to act. Russia-Ukraine Situation Aiding Mortgage Rates        ...
03/05/2014
  Do you know that there are now 39% of Americans who are considering to buy a hybrid or plug-in electric cars? So even if you're not part of the 39% there's still ways to save money and the environment too. Here are some Clever Ways to Save on Gas.     Avoid gas that's rated E15 The E is for "e...
03/03/2014
So you probably know by now that toothpicks isn't just for picking stuck food between your teeth. It's more than just that. Check out some effective uses of toothpicks around the kitchen, house, and garden.   Keeps pot from boiling over. We've all done it, right? Turn the heat up - walk away and...
03/03/2014
How To Price Your Home Does a $499 iPad sound like a good deal compared to the $500 one? Not really. But retailers have used this strategy for a long time to psychologically make it seem like it's a good deal even of it's just a dollar less. In real estate, the "99" strategy is used almost everyt...
03/03/2014
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