Monthly Archives: March 2013

7 Quick And Inexpensive Ways You Can Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Have you ever heard the saying, "You never get a second chance for a first impression?" If you have a home for sale, it is important to appreciate the significance a first impression has on your potential buyer. When buyers drive up...

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 25th, 2013

Last week’s economic news was dominated by events in Cyprus and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday. Mortgage rates fell last Monday as investors became concerned over news that a Cyprus bank bailout was in the works. Federal Reserve Holding Course With Mortgage Backed Security Purchases The FOMC met on Wednesday and in a press release after ...

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How To Spot And Treat Mold In Your Home

The first sign of mold you notice may be a musty smell in your home. After looking around, you spot what looks like mold -- don't panic! You can remove unhealthy mold from your house without it costing a small fortune.

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Fed Meeting Statement Reveals Good News For Real Estate

The Federal Reserve's statement after yesterday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting left no doubt as to the Fed's dual commitment to keeping long term interest rates down and encouraging economic growth.

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NAHB Housing Market Index Shows Builder Confidence Slip In March

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for March on Monday. Home builder confidence fell for the third consecutive month with a two-point drop to a reading of 44 in March.

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Great Staging Tips To Set A Buyer’s Mood At Your Home For Sale

The point of staging is to highlight the house's strengths, downplay its weaknesses and make it more appealing. With the right decorating techniques, you can win buyers over the moment they step through the door.

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5 Quick Tips To Get A Better Price On Your Home Purchase

There is always room for negotiation, and with the right techniques you may end up saving thousands of dollars on your dream house. However, it can be tricky to get the right reaction when you are negotiating.

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