7 Reasons Buying Beats Renting

In most parts of the country, home buying is better than renting. Discover the advantages home buyers have in today’s market that renters are missing out on. ALEXANDRA FILIACI     JUL 26, 2017 Why Buying a Home is Better than Renting Conventional wisdom used to state that buying a home is always a great investment. […]

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Four-Legged Residents Welcome

Learn how a major apartment developer and property management company is staying competitive by offering pet-friendly and lifestyle-based amenities. BY ERICA CHRISTOFFER For many people, pets are family members. That’s why 81 percent of consumers say they’ll take animal-related considerations into account when deciding on their next living situation, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ […]

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How (And Why) to Upgrade to Smart Blinds

Everything you need to know about smart blinds! Two of the most important elements of a home are natural lighting and comfort. We all want a home that is well-lit and comfortable, whether the sun is blazing outside or we’re in the depths of winter. A reliable way to balance great natural light and interior […]

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Evaluate Your House for a Deck

By: Dave Toht Here’s how to plan a new deck that suits your property, meets your budget, and offers the best return on your investment.   In the summertime when the living is easy, there’s nothing quite like a deck for cooking out, entertaining, or simply relaxing. In addition to boosting outdoor living space, a […]

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The ABCs of Smart Home Technology

Don’t know where to start with smart home technology and devices? We’ve compiled an A-to-Z dictionary to help guide you to pro status. Is 2017 the year you make your home smart? It might seem like a large undertaking, but today’s smart home products are easier than ever to install and use. We’ve compiled an […]

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WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?

Some of the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboard […]

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Money Saving Energy Upgrades that Appeal to Buyers

Money saving energy upgrades that appeal to buyers. Discover more home buying and selling tips. SHARON LEE Many sellers may shy away from renovating their homes before selling them in an effort to avoid spending unnecessary money. However, buyers today are often looking for energy-efficient amenities, which can be hard to come by in older […]

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