According to an article on CNBC.com next year is going to be a great one for Real Estate.  It’s all about jobs, oil prices and interest rates that translate into more money in consumers’ pockets and more confidence. With gas prices declining it’s not only padding people’s pocketbooks, it’s fueling consumer confidence.  Any factor that ...

5 Home Upgrades That Won’t Add Enough Value Myth: All upgrades will add net value to your home. Fact: You’ll never recoup the full cost of many types of upgrades. You should upgrade your own home for the sake of your own enjoyment, but that doesn’t mean you’ll profit from the upgrades when selling. If ...

How to Avoid Homebuyer’s Remorse Big Purchases often come with big expectations….So it’s no wonder that in a survey of 2,000 homebuyers, 80% said they regretted at least 1 thing about their home. Number 1 on the list:  The home just isn’t big enough. Other top complaints: lack of closet space, not enough bathrooms, bad ...

Should You Buy or Rent? Years of pricing declines have made buying a home more affordable than renting, plus mortgage rates are still low.  Does this mean you should buy? Here are some questions to help you decide. 1) Where do you live?  Cost of buying versus renting varies from city to city.  Figure your ...