Category Archives: Real Estate News

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

Do’s and Don’ts of Flooring

What to consider — from durability to style — for what’s under foot. So many flooring choices, so little time to research which looks good, feels good, and lasts. No worries. We’ve sorted it out for you with a handy … Continue reading

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The Most Common Spring Cleaning Mistake (Plus 8 Others)

Don’t open the windows. That spring breeze is no help at all. Once there’s even a glimmer of spring, you’re ready to throw open your windows and let the breeze blow away the winter funk. Well, you might want to … Continue reading

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6 Projects to Banish Boredom from Your Yard

Save time and money while adding touches of awesomeness to your yard. We’re all about indulging in Starbucks’ latest seasonal concoction or this season’s “it” bag. (OK, maybe a knockoff version of this season’s “it” bag.) Trends are just plain … Continue reading

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Front Door Options: Don’t Make the Wrong Choice

Not all exterior doors are equal. Here are the pros, cons, and costs of different types. Not only does replacing your front door kick up your curb appeal, it’s a solid investment with a decent payback. The ROI on a New Front … Continue reading

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17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do to Your House

Keep the vintage wallpaper, but upgrade that time- and money-draining retro thermostat to programmable. What may seem like a good idea often isn’t.  Here are 17 common mistakes new homeowners may make. #1 Get Rid of Your Only Tub If … Continue reading

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Can I Claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Details can be tricky. Double-check yourself with these tax rules affecting homeowners. Like most homeowners over the past couple of years, you may have discovered that you can no longer write off your property taxes or claim the mortgage interest … 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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Love Your Bathroom Remodel Forever: 9 Perfect Ideas

For style, sanctuary, and ROI, you can’t go wrong with these bathroom design ideas. All those pretty photos on all those pretty home design websites are fun to click through — and maddening when it comes time to make bathroom … Continue reading

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8 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!) But the … Continue reading

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