Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

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In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

Get ready to pay more rent, even as home prices cool off

Get ready to pay more rent, even as home prices cool off

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The median monthly rent in February came in at $1,472, an increase of 2.4 percent compared with February 2018, according to Zillow. For the typical renter, this means about $400 more per year. Rents actually fell last fall for the first time in more than six years

Slash Your Utility Bill with a DIY Energy Audit

Slash Your Utility Bill with a DIY Energy Audit

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So you've swapped your incandescent lightbulbs for CFLs, turned down the thermostat, and only wash clothes on cold. Then why are your utility bills still so high? Air leaks are likely culprits, but so are "phantom" power suckers, such as flat-screen TVs, which draw...

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

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There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed!

How to Repair a Rotted Windowsill

How to Repair a Rotted Windowsill

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Sticking out into the weather year after year, wood windowsills take quite a beating. They can last for decades if you just keep them clean and protect them with a coat of paint. But when water gets trapped in or against them, as happens with improperly flashed...

Who’s Your realtor?

Who’s Your realtor?

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A little humor. Short and to the point. Your realtor can make or break your experience with buying or selling a home. Who's your realtor?