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List Price vs List Timing: Which Is More Important

Two of the most difficult decisions a homeowner needs to make after deciding to sell their home, and selecting a real estate agent is when to put their home on the market and at what price. Putting too much emphasis on timing as opposed to focusing on determining the appropriate list price for your home […]


Home Price Appreciation Forecast

Wondering where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, and in the years ahead? We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these important questions and to help you make more informed decisions as it relates to buying and selling in 2019 and beyond. The Home Price […]



Cost vs. Value: The Home Improvement Projects With the Highest ROI in 2019

Builders and remodelers across the country took a hit last summer as the cost of building materials spiked dramatically, and the picture for 2019 isn’t much rosier. The percentage of return on investment (ROI) is projected to trend downward for all the replacement projects listed in Remodeling magazine’s newly-released Cost vs. Value Report. Larger indoor remodel projects took a hit […]


Average Cost for Various Home Improvement Services

Replacement Windows – For a standard-size, double-hung, double-pane (energy efficient), vinyl window, expect to pay between $450 and $600, including installation. Wood windows are more expensive. The cost of a wood replacement window can range between $800 and $1,000 per installation. New Siding – Vinyl – $2.00 to $7.00 per square foot insulating foam adds […]


USDA Loans: What You Should Know

USDA loans are zero-down-payment mortgages for rural and suburban homebuyers. Are you presently living in the city and looking for a change of scenery? Perhaps you feel more at home surrounded by pastures than pavement. If so, buying a home might be well within reach, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture mortgage program. In […]


Will a Finished Basement Add Value to My Home

How Much Value Does a Finished Basement Add? One of the questions we often get is “will finishing my basement add value to my home?” This question is often followed by “how much value will a finished basement add to my home?” Finished basements can add a lot of extra living space, so it is […]