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Help Clients Determine What They Can Afford

Applications for mortgages continued their decline in the week ending Aug. 16, according to the most recent seasonally adjusted data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, dropping 4.6 percent from the previous week. The cause? Contract interest rates for conforming...
September 3, 2013

6 Do-It-Yourself Updates That Can Increase Home’s Value By More Than $10,000

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Simple, affordable do-it-yourself projects such as cleaning and decluttering and just adding lighting can help increase a home’s resale value, according to HomeGain’s annual home improvement and staging survey. HomeGain, an online real...

Are Your Listings Ready for the Spring Buying Season?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s time to get those listings ready for the spring! A recent article in U.S. News & World Report by Luke Mullins, 10 Cheap Ways to Boost Your Home’s Sales Price by Spring,...
January 27, 2010