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Monthly Archives: December 2018

    Your Real Estate Resource

    By Carla Higgins | December 25, 2018

    Being a better homeowner is a full-time job. It’s not just about making better decisions when you buy and sell; it’s making better decisions throughout the time you own the home. It takes good information to make good decisions. Think of times when you need advice on financing, taxes, insurance, maintenance, finding reasonable and reliable … Continue reading Your Real Estate Resource → Read More

    More Comfortable, Convenient and Secure

    By Carla Higgins | December 18, 2018

    Smart home technology promises to make your home more comfortable, convenient and secure. It may not be the home from the Jetson’s but artificial intelligence is the hope to make it the home of the future which is available now and controlled from anywhere you have an Internet connection. When Alexa appeared at Christmas-time two … Continue reading More Comfortable, Convenient and Secure → Read More

    Another Type of Financing Concession

    By Carla Higgins | December 11, 2018

    Price, condition and terms are factors that any owner must consider when marketing their home. Price is usually the easiest to adjust to compensate for shortcomings in location or condition of the home. Improving the condition of the property is more time consuming but updates to kitchens, baths and other things can appeal to a … Continue reading Another Type of Financing Concession → Read More

    44 Times More Than a Renter

    By Carla Higgins | December 4, 2018

    The Federal Reserve Board’s Triennial Survey of Consumer Finances recently revealed the net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 compared to $5,200 for a renter. The net worth of homeowners increased 15% from 2013 to 2016 while renters’ decreased by 5%. Appreciation and principal reduction are the two dynamics that affect a homeowner’s equity. Each … Continue reading 44 Times More Than a Renter → Read More

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