Monthly Archive:: May 2012

Are Buyers Overlooking Key Factors in Home Purchases?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Home buyers may be so swayed by the home’s appearance and price that they may be missing out on researching some other important factors about the home that may keep them happy there...
May 28, 2012

The Value of Window Treatments: How to Choose Which Ones Work Best in a Home

By Samuel B. Richter, Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate Custom window treatments are an easy, affordable addition to every home and they increase property attraction, extra value, and increased sales price for the seller of every residential or commercial property. In...

6 Most Popular Projects Home Owners Target With Remodeling

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Kitchens and bathrooms remain the top jobs home owners are taking on in remodeling projects, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders. The top remodeling projects of home...
May 14, 2012

Abandoned, Deteriorating Homes … Just Let Them Burn?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Foreclosures left abandoned for weeks, months, or years at a time can take a big toll on nearby home values. In the end, everyone in a neighborhood can feel the fallout. Can some...
May 7, 2012