How to Make Your Living Room Flow

How to Make Your Living Room Flow

One of the first decisions you make in your new house is where to place your furniture. In the living areas, furniture placement can make or break your home’s “flowR....

What Does the Cost of Living Index Mean?

What Does the Cost of Living Index Mean?

The cost-of-living index measures the relative cost to live in a certain region. There are several theories about how to arrive at the cost-of-living index, but in general it measu....

Should I Haggle Over the Price?

Should I Haggle Over the Price?

Buying a home, especially for the first time, is emotional. You’ve saved and scrimped for months—years even—and now you’ve found the home of your dreams. You’....

Your Home Options Increase After 55

Your Home Options Increase After 55

Have you found that your home no longer suits your needs and lifestyle? Perhaps your family size has changed or you have recently retired and are just seeking something new. If you....

Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value, the Second in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value, the Second in a Series

In the vocabulary of real estate, there are three terms that indicate a home’s valuation: the Appraised Value, the Assessed Value and the Market Value. Rarely are these three....

Three Home Safety Features You Should Keep Up To Date

Three Home Safety Features You Should Keep Up To Date

In the midst of all the summer activities, there are a few things you should add to your to-do list to keep you and your family safe in your home. Here are three: Fire Extinguisher....