Category Archives: Real Estate News

Information on the Real Estate market in the greater tri-city area.

Before You Choose a Mortgage Lender, Read These Tips

Someone out there wants to help save you time, stress, and money. Here’s how you find them. Everyone in the market for a house has different wants — prewar charm, a lush backyard, a welcoming front door in Pantone Ultra … Continue reading

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5 Outdoor Features Homeowners Want This Spring

From backyard pickleball courts to wildscaping, find out how homeowners are sprucing up their yard. As spring approaches, more homeowners are sizing up their outdoor space and making plans to ensure every square inch counts. They’re ditching expansive, lush lawns … Continue reading

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What is HOA? What You Need to Know About Rules and Regulations

If you live in a newer suburban community or planned unit development, you’re probably a member of a homeowners association. More than 74.1 million Americans live in homeowners associations, condominium communities, cooperatives, and other planned communities, according to Community Associations … Continue reading

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Staying calm after the NAR settlement…

“The Truth About the NAR Settlement Agreement. There’s much the media has gotten wrong about NAR’s settlement, which would require the association to pay $418 million over four years. Some outlets have suggested that NAR previously set or guided commissions … Continue reading

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How Much It Costs to Keep Up with the Joneses

They’re making a pricey remodeling mistake. You don’t have to. KEY TAKEAWAYS The more time you plan to live in your home, the less risk a remodel is.Scroll to: Is This Your Forever Home? Very few remodels are worth taking out … Continue reading

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How Smart Home Technology Can Be a Selling Point

Home technology smarts are the new area for real estate bragging rights. You often judge a house by it’s good looks. But guess what? Now you can also judge it by its IQ. Long-buzzed about smart home technology — think … Continue reading

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Home Insurance and Mold: Is Mold Covered?

Whether you’re covered often comes down to the source of moisture and the wording of a policy. Mold strikes fear into the hearts of those who’ve heard horror stories about toxic mold, expensive mold remediation, and denied home owners insurance … Continue reading

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Sharp Homeowners Know June Is the Best Time to Do These 5 Things

Like cleaning your siding — just be sure to start from the bottom and go up. Could it really be summer?! Tackle these five summer maintenance tasks during June’s longer days and better weather — and save yourself time and money this … Continue reading

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Smart Home Security Gets Even Smarter — and Easier

Smart home security can give you a (virtual) lock on protecting your home and peace of mind. Once upon a time, installing a smart home security system was complicated and expensive. To get one, you had to call a professional … Continue reading

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