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The ABC’s of Buying a Home

The ABC’s of Buying a Home

The spring real estate market is about to hit its seasonal high. If you will be buying a home this spring, whether for the first-time or not, it’s helpful to identify a few real estate basics that every buyer should know. With the spring real estate market about to hit  Read more »

March 11, 2016Permalink

How to Choose the Best Type of Mortgage for You

How to Choose the Best Type of Mortgage for You

In the second post in a three-part series about deciphering mortgages, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Market Specialist Les Christie explains how to pick a mortgage rate and term that suits your financial needs. Choosing the right mortgage rate can be difficult. There are many different options, and what’s the best  Read more »

March 11, 2016Permalink

4 Reasons Why 2016 Will Be a Strong Year for Buyers (and Sellers)

According to industry experts, 2016 will be marked not only by steady improvement for both prices and sales, but home buying will continue to be affordable in most areas, and housing finance costs will remain very low. Here are four reasons why the year should be a good one for home  Read more »

February 12, 2016Permalink

7 Best and Worst Home Renovations in 2016

A renovation project should not only add immediate value to your home, but also ensure that your return on investment (ROI) is attainable (should you decide to eventually sell). If you’re looking for a high-impact project to tackle this year, be sure to check the 2016 Cost vs. Value Report  Read more »

February 12, 2016Permalink

Find Out What Happens, When it Happens, with Mivatek

Mivatek’s smart home and health care systems help you protect protect your home and the people you love within them. Smart home products aren’t just limited to lighting, temperature control and security – they can help with your loved ones’ health too. Mivatek introduced a suite of products called “Home8”  Read more »

January 30, 2016Permalink

What You Need to Know about December Housing Numbers

Highlights from the latest housing report from the National Association of Realtors Increasing consumer confidence and stable housing affordability contributed to a surge in home buying last month. Sales jumped 14.7% compared with November, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). But the biggest factor in the gain was  Read more »

January 30, 2016Permalink

Selling Your Home this Spring? 7 Tips to Help You Prepare

While it still may be chilly outside, the weather isn’t the only thing that’s about to warm up. The spring selling season is right around the corner, and we’ve got seven things you can do now to prepare for selling your home once spring arrives. While it still may be  Read more »

January 15, 2016Permalink

The Coolest Samsung Smart Home Products at CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the single largest tech event of the year.  This is the time when every major tech company announces what’s new and what’s hot.  As an owner of a few Samsung products, I visited their booth to check out some of their newest products  Read more »

January 15, 2016Permalink