March Existing-Home Sales Slip Due to Limited Inventory, Prices Maintain Uptrend

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Posted By susanne Existing-home sales eased in March from inventory constraints, which continued to pressure home prices, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Total existing-home sales [1], which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, declined 0.6 percent to … Continued

Borrowers with energy-efficient homes less likely to default

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Study suggests lenders could lower risk premiums BY INMAN NEWS Borrowers with energy-efficient homes are significantly less likely to default, according to a study by the University of South Carolina Center for Community Capital. Funded by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), the … Continued

Work smarter, not harder, on DIY projects

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6 common-sense tips to save time, avoid mistakes BY PAUL BIANCHINA Do-it-yourself projects can be extremely satisfying, and the savings can add some much-needed cash to your wallet. But they can also be a lot of work, and they take time … Continued

What are the most desired features in a home?

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There are a few surveys floating around and each one is a bit different. If you are selling your home, can you accommodate buyers desires? If you are looking to buy, what features are must haves? More importantly, what turns you off … Continued

Home Buying/Selling Season is Off to a Strong Start!

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Spring Home Buying Season Starts Early According to realtor.com®’s February Trend Data Posted By beth On March 18, 2013   Realtor.com®, a leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc., recently released its February data on the U.S. housing market, offering … Continued