Flaws You Cannot Hide By Staging Your Home

January 09 2014

When you sell your home, you want it look as good as possible. To do this, your real estate agent will help you stage your home or, if needed, help you find a professional to stage your home.

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Keep Your Home In Shape For Winter

January 09 2014

Ready or Not… Winter is on the way!  Some helpful items to keep your home in great shape for the winter are:

  • Have your furnace serviced. Change air filters to prevent build up.
  • Remove window air conditioner units or cover to prevent drafts.
  • Over 70% of heat loss is due to improper attic insulation. Add as needed.
  • Trim overgrown branches to prevent iced-over branches from damaging power lines.
  • Inspect windows for cracks, broken thermo panes and gaps.
  • Check driveway for
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2014 Cutting Edge Home Decor Trends

January 08 2014

Your home is your castle and its decor is a unique artistic expression of your tastes and aesthetic. In order to keep your home decor looking fresh and up to date rather than stale, it’s important to pay attention to the trends as they shift and change.

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Case Shiller Price Index Shows Highest Year-Over-Year Gains Since 2006

January 07 2014

The Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices for October were released on December 31. Although home prices in most cities continued to show year-over-year gains,, the pace of home price appreciation is expected to slow in 2014.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 6, 2014

January 06 2014

The last week of 2013 brought relatively good news in view of the economic roller coaster rides caused by legislative impasse. A brief shutdown of federal government agencies, and nail-biting suspense over if and when the FOMC of the Federal Reserve would taper its quantitative easing program.

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5 Ways To Use Your Dead Christmas Tree

January 03 2014

The holiday season is coming to an end. It’s time to pack up the stockings, and take the ornaments off the tree.

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Tips For Selling Your Home In The New Year

January 02 2014

Many people think that selling a home after the holidays and during the Winter season is a bad idea. Most people are not in the home buying mood, because they are thinking about the holidays.

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New Home Sales Show Healthy Year-Over-Year Increase

December 31 2013

The holiday season and winter weather slowed home sales in November. Last week, the NAR reported that sales of existing homes had slumped to their lowest level in nearly a year, but this was not unexpected.

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Happy New Year from Your Tag Team!

December 31 2013

Happy New Year From Your Tag Team!

May 2014 bring you peace, love and maybe a new home!…

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 30, 2013

December 30 2013

The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index was improved for December at 82.5, after the November reading was adjusted from 82.5 to 75. Analysts noted that consumers were relieved when legislative gridlock ended.

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