Multigeneration Dilemma in Housing

Multigenerational homes are back! In the ’50s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their grown children or parents. According to Pew Research the number of multigenerational homes dropped to as low as 12% in 1980 but has increased to 19%, roughly 60.6 million people, as recently as 2014. Multigenerational households typically occur […]

Choosing the Right Replacement Windows

The best windows from Consumer Reports’ tests How to choose the right replacement windows for your home Published: September 29, 2014 08:00 AM  Find Ratings Home windows New windows can make your home quieter, more attractive, and less drafty, and they don’t need painting. But replacing your windows is expensive, and there are lots of […]

Homebuyer’s: An Open House “how to”!

Homebuyer’s Perspective: How to Approach an Open House Mar 18, 2014 As with any big purchase, buying a home should be carefully planned and well thought out before any paperwork is signed. As a buyer, you should use an open house as an opportunity to ask a REALTOR® questions and imagine how the house you are […]

Homeowners: Did Your Neighbor’s Tree Fall on Your Property?

Tree Falls Over Property Line: Who Pays? Who Picks Up the Pieces? If a neighbor’s tree falls over your property line, file an insurance claim for repairs and cleanup. No house damage? Check if chopping and hauling debris is covered. Read Visit for more articles like this. Copyright 2014 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

#2 in a Series: A Homeowners’ Guide to Taxes – Sell Your Home

Did You Sell Your Home After Making Improvements? Keeping track of the cost of capital improvements to your home can really pay off on your tax return when it comes time to sell. The tax break doesn’t come into play for everyone. Most home owners are exempted from paying taxes on the first $250,000 of […]

Oh .. The Weather Outside is Frightful!

  But it’s not too early to start thinking about the Spring Real Estate Market!  The interest rates are still historically low, the inventory is sparse for the discerning buyer – when you see an opportunity, make sure you have your check book with you because another buyer is right behind you with their deposit.  […]