How To Build An Outdoor Fire Pit

December 27 2013

With most of the country easing into full-on winter weather, last-minute outdoor projects need to happen soon. And what better way to enjoy a cozy holiday season than by drinking hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows at your very own outdoor fire pit.

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Keep That Heat Inside, Insulate Your Windows For The Winter

December 26 2013

Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, 10% of air leaks out of the average house through the windows? Also, an estimate by Energy Star states that homeowners could save an annual 7-15% on their energy bills by replacing their own windows with more efficient models.

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5 Tips On Safely Hanging Those Christmas Lights

December 24 2013

Christmas lights can be the most festive of holiday decorations, but actually putting them up can be a huge pain. With these easy step-by-step instructions, you can safely hang Christmas lights outside your house in no time. That way you can get back to what’s important, family time.

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Happy Holidays from Your Tag Team!

December 24 2013

Happy Holidays from Your Tag Team!

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season.…

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A Perfect “Stage” for the Holidays

December 23 2013

How we choose to deck our halls (or not) during the holidays is usually a personal decision.

Some enjoy hanging as many ornaments as will fit on the tree, setting out the 100-piece Nativity scene and hauling the inflatable Santa out to our front yard. Others prefer to just enjoy everyone else’s decorations than mess with their own.

If you are selling your home this year, I advise you to put aside your personal preferences and deck your halls to …

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 23, 2013

December 23 2013

According to December’s NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, home builder confidence rose by four points to a reading of 58; this surpassed the consensus of 56 and November’s reading of 56.

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4 Safety Tips For Your Christmas Tree

December 20 2013

It’s Christmas time, it’s Christmas time – which means it’s time to get a tree for your home. Whether you get a real tree or an artificial one, it’s also time to think about Christmas tree safety.

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Fed Minutes Predicts Tapering Of Quantitative Easing Program

December 19 2013

Housing Starts exceeded expectations and also beat October’s reading of 889,000. November housing starts were posted at 1.09 million against a consensus of 963,000. This reading is more in line with the NAHB/Wells Fargo Home builder Market Index, which reached a four month high with December’s reading.

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Tips for Marketing Your Home

December 19 2013

Marketing Your Home - Tag Team Omaha Real Estate AgentsWhen marketing your property (it is no longer your home after you have decided to move, it becomes a product on a shelf), it is imperative that you use someone that is aware of how buyers are finding the properties they want to see.

Over 90% of buyers are looking online.  Knowing this, why would anyone use a broker to list their property that doesn’t have a state of the art web presence?

Did you also know that  9% of …

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Housing Market Index Shows Builder Confidence Up 23 Percent Year-Over-Year

December 18 2013

According to the National Association of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Homebuilders Market Index for December, builder confidence recovered in with a reading of 58. This surpassed both expectations of 56 and last month’s reading of 54.

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