REAL ESTATE VIEWS & NEWS

Get Your Home Sold In 2012 Here Is how
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jan 12, 2012

Top 10 Tips for Sellers by Carla Hill Now that the Holidays are over, it's time to be realistic in getting your home sold NOW. Today’s sellers may face challenging conditions in many markets, but that doesn’t mean choosing to sell is a bad id...

Moving With Fido
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jan 12, 2012

We love our pets. In some households they're our "children." In others they are dear members of the family. How can you make the stressful time of moving an easy transition for your furry friends? Pets are routined creatures, not unlike their huma...

News on Des Plaines
By Jan McNulty on Oct 23, 2011

Des Plaines, Illinois a city with diverse housing choices truly is a City of Destiny. Boasting a central location in close proximity to not only business, but shopping, recreational and educational opportunities, Des Plaines is a convenient place to ...

Homeowner Perks Lay Down Your Roots
By DeLena Ciamacco on Oct 12, 2011

The Joys of Homeownership Today's experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there's a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for...

Are Tiles The Best Choice
By DeLena Ciamacco on Sep 20, 2011

Pros and Cons of Tile Tile is a very popular form of flooring in today's market. You'll find it everywhere from entryways and baths to kitchen backsplashes. Homeowners, both those staying put and those selling, are looking for ways to make small c...

Tips for Removing Stains
By DeLena Ciamacco on Sep 01, 2011

Life happens. Stains happen. Homeowners everywhere wish there was a good way to remove these marks. Your wish has been granted! Use this simple cheat sheet to help remove stains from your favorite household gear. Everyone's coordination is a little o...

10 Tips for Sellers to Stay Calm During Negotiatio
By DeLena Ciamacco on Sep 01, 2011

Seller Advice: Stay Calm During Negotiations After much soul-searching and working the numbers, you decided to put your home on the market. You may be selling to change cities for a job or are needing to downsize. Regardless of the reason, this i...

5 Places With Good Jobs And Cheap Housing
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jul 21, 2011

Finding an area with good jobs and cheap housing is difficult in today's economy, but not impossible. For years, both coasts have boasted employment growth, while the Midwest remained stagnate. The Southwest, with its moderate climate, grew faster ...

Good Home Gone Bad
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 16, 2011

8 Factors That Devalue a Good Home Janet Fowler Tuesday, June 14, 2011 If you're considering selling your home, there are a number of factors you should consider regarding the resale value of your property. Some of these issues may devalue your ...

Santa Rosa Home Loans in Sonoma County
By Craig Bassignani on Jun 05, 2011

Consult a Lending Professional for all your options One of the most important steps in buying a home is determining what kind of mortgage is right for you. After all, a mortgage is a financial commitment that will last for many years. Make sure yo...

Franklin County Ready For Property Reappraisal
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 01, 2011

It's about time!! Please check out this article below: Extended hours, mediation planned to handle valuation disputes Monday, May 30, 2011 09:37 PM By Elizabeth Gibson The Columbus Dispatch New property values are due to come out in late July...

Do You Understand Your Credit Score
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 01, 2011

Here are just some helpful tips and advice to help you get a better grip on what your credit score means and how you can use it effectively. The Purpose of a Credit Score According to the Consumer Federation of America, the primary purpose of a c...

Winning the Real Estate Game in Central Ohio
By DeLena Ciamacco on Jun 01, 2011

Purchasing a home is one of the best investments you can make; but like so much else in life, timing is everything. There are tons of tools available to help you realistically calculate how much you can afford to borrow (either for a purchase or a...

What Are You Waiting For
By Mary Beth Harrison on May 11, 2011

I know you have heard this song before…interest rates are low, housing inventory is high and prices are undervalued but you need to know that the words to the song are starting to change. Interest rates have continued to climb from the low 4% to the ...

I Want to Buy a New House But Have to Sell First
By Mary Beth Harrison on May 11, 2011

Once you have made the decision to buy a home it is hard not to put the cart before the horse. Many buyers have a home to sell before they can buy. It is only human nature to want to start your home search but first things first…get your home on the ...

Nature Trails In The Dallas Area
By Mary Beth Harrison on Apr 29, 2011

Looking for a way to enjoy the beautiful weather outside? DFW is full of gorgeous trails to take a pleasant stroll on or healthy run. Each one offers something different and special, but most of all, allows you to enjoy the wonderful outdoor Dallas...

Golf Course Real Estate Still Has A Pulse
By Mary Beth Harrison on Apr 29, 2011

For many, it’s the American Dream: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of…Golf Course Living. In 2011, the first Baby Boomers turn 65 and the demand for golf course real estate in Sunbelt states will likely skyrocket as Boomers look for homes in a climate ...

The Best Time of the Year to Live in Dallas TX
By Mary Beth Harrison on Apr 27, 2011

This my favorite time of year to live in Texas…Spring. Everywhere you look trees are flowering, bushes are blooming and flowers are poking their heads out. As I drive down a street in Unviversiry Park I can see Dogwood trees, red buds, pear trees and...

Develop Your Best Land Transaction Skills
By Lou Jewell ALC on Apr 22, 2011

North Carolina Association of Realtors® “Insight” Magazine April – June 2011, Vol. 90 No. 2 I say it all the time: “All REALTORS® are educated and trained to sell homes, but not all REALTORS® are educated and trained to sell land, farms or ranche...

Summer Camps in the Dallas Fort Worth Area
By Mary Beth Harrison on Apr 20, 2011

Soon hot weather will be here, school will be out, and the kids will be itching for something fun to do! DFW is full of exciting camps for all sorts of interests that will make the kids excited to get outside, be active, and have some fun. Here is ...