Archives for April 2014

5 Spring Selling Mistakes Sellers Make…

Agents and sellers across the country are singing “Happy days are here again.” Why? Because in many markets the tides are turning. Skittish buyers are exiting the fence, lending rates are still near historic lows, and typically spring is primetime for those who are finally … [Read more...]

Breaking News: Handyman Services Save Homeowners Money!

Whether you're standing around the water cooler, talking shop in the garage, or sipping wine at a dinner party, there's a lot of talk these days about which home remodeling projects are a good investment, and which ones are best left for better economic times. That said, the … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Clear the Clutter

If just thinking about cleaning your home from top to bottom and getting rid of all the clutter you’ve acquired since the day you were handed the keys is enough to overwhelm you, you’re not alone. However, with a little planning, you can get your home back in shape while … [Read more...]

6 Smart Things to do with a Tax Refund

Getting cash back from Uncle Sam?  Here's how to make the most of it! BUILD YOUR EMERGENCY FUND.  It's critical to have a financial emergency fund.  Experts suggest a three month reserve of all fixed expenses- mortgage, utilities, food.  But any amount will help handle a … [Read more...]

Home Ownership Pays!

No question about it, home ownership is a big investment, maybe the largest you’ll ever make.  But over time, it’s an investment that pays for itself many times over.  Here’s how: Tax Advantages Mortgage Interest is tax deductible Real estate taxes are tax … [Read more...]

Bob Vila’s “Must Do” Projects for April

Spring has sprung! While cool temperatures may not be completely behind us, it's certain that April will usher in warmer days, making it the perfect month to get back to beautifying the yard and garden. The season is likely to bring rain, so be sure to clear your gutters of … [Read more...]