Keeping Everyone Happy During Home Improvement Projects

June 8, 2012

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Home improvements can be fun and exciting – at least the end result can be. The process itself can be stressful, expensive and noisy for many homeowners, their families, neighbors and pets. Since areas of your home may be out of commission for a few days or even up to several months, it’s critical for [...]

New Home Sales Inch Upwards While Home Prices Drop

December 2, 2011

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Home Prices Plunge Again in September Dashing the hopes of consumers and experts, home prices dived in September, quashing any theory of the market leveling off. And they fell below analysts’ expectations. According to the S&P Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, prices slipped 3.6 percent in September, when compared to the same year-ago period. Bloomberg [...]

Obama’s Housing Scorecard and the Real Estate Recovery Process

November 4, 2011

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Housing Recovery Not Until Mid-2012 Looks like the dark cloud hovering over the real estate market will linger for a while. Fiserv, a financial analytics company, predicted that home values will drop another 3.6 percent  by June 2012, causing a triple dip. That would be a 35 percent dive from the market’s glorious stint in [...]