Obstacles To #Homeownership

The belief Americans have in homeownership and their desire to partake in this piece of the American Dream is very much a reality. Some of the obstacles preventing them from attaining that goal perceived, are not real. A recent study by Fannie Mae, What Do Consumers Know About The Mortgage Qualification Criteria?, revealed that many consumersContinue reading “Obstacles To #Homeownership”

Make Anything A #KitchenBacksplash

From traditional tile to trendy glass — and shiny metal to rustic wood — there is seemingly no end of choices for kitchen backsplashes today. “Tile is still the most popular backsplash material, with natural stone a fast-growing second,” says John Morgan, 2013 National President of the National Kitchen and Bath Association. “But with theContinue reading “Make Anything A #KitchenBacksplash”

Your #WinterHome Maintenance Checklist

Fluffy snow and sparkling icicles may make for a winter wonderland, but they can also bring on drafts, fallen tree limbs and worse. Avoid spending your holidays handling winter-related disasters with a bit of preventative maintenance. Keep your home and yard safe and running smoothly as temperatures drop and activity moves indoors.

Expected #PriceGrowth Over 12 Months

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, NAR asks REALTORS® “In the neighborhood or area where you make most of your sales, what are your expectations for residential property prices over the next year?” The map below shows the median expected price change in the next 12 months for each state, reported in the OctoberContinue reading “Expected #PriceGrowth Over 12 Months”