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Video: Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades

Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades. Whether you’re building or buying a New Construction home, there’s great advice in the video below. But I would add a few climate specific details for folks here in Arizona. Good quality windows are a must! Energy costs soar in the sizzling Arizona Summers. In addition to… Read More

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2017 Spotlight On: Midwest and Southern Real Estate Markets

2017 Spotlight On: Midwest and Southern Real Estate Markets Real Estate markets in the Midwest and Southern states have been in the spotlight for the first half of 2017, establishing a trend for continued moderate home price growth for the remainder of the year. Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index (HDI) Market Report notes… Read More

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Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass.

Home Improvement: Best Return on Investment? Fiberglass. A common concern among potential home sellers is what updates and improvements can they make that will give them the biggest bang for their buck. Home buyers definitely love to see updated kitchens and baths, but what is the bottom-line added value of these things? It usually depends… Read More

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Building a Home? Do This, Not That

Building a Home? Do This, Not That. Which home designs will yield the best results in terms of lifestyle and value? According to D.C.-area homebuilder, Miller & Smith, the following trends will change the way we occupy our living space. From technology innovations to creative ways to bring the outdoors in, the following do’s and… Read More

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New Construction Permits Up After a Slow Start in 2017

New Construction Permits Up After a Slow Start in 2017 Home-building overall stalled in January, but more permits indicate construction will pick up in the months ahead. Single-family construction rose 1.9 percent in January to a rate of 823,000, up from 808,000 in December, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing… Read More

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Selling a Luxury Property? 5 Things to Consider

The Luxury market is indeed an entirely different animal. Timing, pricing, expectations, marketing and exposure, even showings must be customized. Luxury home buyers have the ‘luxury’ so to speak, of polar opposite alternatives… being super selective or offhandedly dismissive. Allow me to explain. You might conclude that all Luxury Home Buyers can afford, and so… Read More

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5 Home Design Looks Now Trending

5 Home Design Looks Now Trending Have you wondered when remodeling or buying a new home, whether or not to go with the style that’s trending? Current trends in home design might be more durable than you think. In my experience it takes around 15 years or more for a home to look dated, and… Read More

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What’s Your Home’s ‘Most Dangerous Room’ ? Make it a Little Safer.

Bathrooms have been notorious for home accidents, and builders are responding. Many new home builders are incorporating safety elements in their New Construction homes. Safety features can be added to existing home with minimal cost and minimal inconvenience. Consider the statistics and the suggestions in the article below. The numbers tell the story… a little… Read More

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Smart Home Wars: Is Google’s Brillo Gaining on Apple’s HomeKit?

Individual electronic home devices, many of which you’ll find in new construction homes, have been available for several years. The trick is to interconnect all of the separate technology and make it work in unison… the smart home. Both Google and Apple developed systems to do this. I’m not sure this would actually be a… Read More

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Video: Tips for Creating a Spa-Like Bathroom

Video: Tips for Creating a Spa-Like Bathroom – Spa-like baths have recently transitioned from a luxury to a standard feature. In most New Construction homes you’ll find at least one. May people are remodeling their master bath or guest bathrooms to incorporate the spa-like atmosphere. This video highlights some quick, easy and inexpensive ways to… Read More