Category Archives: Buyers

Avoid Real Estate Regret

The neighborhood might feel charming and laid-back during a warm Saturday morning open house, but what is it like when you’re driving to work? Or waiting for Sunday church traffic to clear out? Spend some time at your would-be house at all hours of the day and night to find out what it would really…

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BUYING IS NOW 37.7% CHEAPER THAN RENTING IN THE US

BUYING IS NOW 37.7% CHEAPER THAN  RENTING IN THE US The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is an…

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BUY OR STAY?

Buy or Stay? When it comes to buying a home, Xers, Boomers, and Matures all plan to stay in their current home as long as possible, while Millennials plan to purchase their next or first home within the next 2-5 years.

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Smart Home Gadget Gift Ideas

SAMSUNG SMARTTHINGS, Best Smart Home Hub $99.00  Amazon If you have a wide variety of smart home gadgets, you’ll need a central system to integrate and control them all. ECOBEE3, Best Smart Thermostat, $198.97  eBay While there’s a lot of futuristic things about the Ecobee–such as its slick touchscreen interface–its best feature is something that thermostat makers…

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Some “S&*))%” News : Low-Flow Toilets to Become Law in California

Some “S&*))%” News : Low-Flow Toilets to Become Law in California

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Make Your Current Home Work For the Future

A recent study from The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and the University of Southern California found that about 40 percent of baby boomers expect to remodel their homes in the future, but many haven’t factored aging and potential health issues into their plans. Kerrie Kelly,  a member of the American Society of   Interior Designers (ASID)…

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