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If you've considered options for yourself or your aging parents, you may have come across the term "aging in place." The idea is that older adults can live at home with the support they need to thrive. There are a variety of ways to make this work, but most homes will need to be modified to allow...
01/16/2020
There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.It’s not, however, just the price of a home that matters.Homes, in most case...
01/15/2020
By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same time their wages were increasing. When those two factors unite, it can spark homeowners to think about making a move to a larger or more expensive home in the luxury space. That said, no...
01/14/2020
Most of the time, if you think about taking out a loan to purchase real estate, you’re likely picturing a single-family home. Depending on your needs and the properties available in the area you’re searching, though, you may find that other property types are actually a closer fit for you. Multi-...
01/13/2020
There’s been quite a bit of hype about smart homes in recent years. These aren’t the top-to-bottom smart homes that were envisioned by science fiction for years, of course. Those were houses that had a central artificial intelligence that controlled everything and inevitably went rogue at some po...
01/10/2020
If you’re following what’s happening in the housing market right now, you know that many people believe the winter months aren’t a good time to sell a home. As realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu recently noted,“Sellers tend to be more reluctant to list during the colder time of year when t...
01/09/2020
Movies, tv shows, and celebrities often have us dreaming of owning large homes, but the reality for most people is quite different.Since 2015, the square footage of newly built houses has been shrinking, according to Yahoo Finances. This is not projected to change as we continue into the beginnin...
01/08/2020
Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting.1. Buying a Home is a Great InvestmentSeveral reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other ...
01/07/2020
It is possible to keep your his-and-her closet organized and still speak to one another. Here are some of our favorite products to help you get organized without causing a fight. Focus on footwearShe doesn't have to sacrifice displaying her shoe collection in order to make room for his sneaker ad...
01/06/2020
Equity in a home is the difference between what the home is worth and what is owed on the home.  As the property goes up in value, the unpaid balance is going down with each payment being made.  These dynamics are working in different directions to make the equity grow. Leverage, the use of borro...
01/03/2020
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