They say that no coin is so thin that it doesn't have two sides, and home prices are not so different.Â Many who invested like mad in real estate the last few years felt the giddiness of buying low and selling high.Â Investors are feeling the pinch now, but what about the Continue Reading
Archives for December 2008
HUD Launches Comprehensive Website to Increase Financial Literacy
HUD LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE WEBSITE TO INCREASE FINANCIAL LITERACY, PROMOTE HEALTHY HOMEOWNERSHIP My Money, My Home, My Future WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today launched a new, comprehensive website to assist Americans with improving Continue Reading
First Time Home Buyer Opportunities
First-time real estate buyers in the Bennington, Vermont area have an advantage in todayâ€™s market - they donâ€™t have to worry about selling their homes before buying another. And homeowners are thrilled to sell to first-time buyers - they can move on to their new home and Continue Reading
Party Time – Yikes!
Â Party Time - Yikes! By Marni JamesonIt starts innocently. One night you're sitting by the fire with your significant other drinking eggnog that's probably too strong when one of you says, "We should have a holiday party." The warm feeling grows and pretty soon Continue Reading
Happy Birthday To ME !
Today is my birthday. At the age of 46 I feel like life is just beginning. This year has seen a lot of changes, and I'm at a very happy place in life. In late 2007, Kathy Sollien and I left our brokerage firm in order to start our own firm RE/MAX Maple Leaf Realty.Â We Continue Reading
Keeping Costs Down in Vacant Homes
Having a getaway home can be a treat during the winter, even if the home is located in a cold climate. However, costs can add up quickly when you leaving that second home vacant, but ready for use. Here are some ways to lower costs. Weatherstrip all the doors and windows Continue Reading
Sheltering You and Your Income
It's easy to be swayed by all the negativity swirling around in the real estate industry.Â However, home ownership offers benefits you just can't get from other forms of investment, regardless of market conditions.Â In particular, the US tax code makes buying and owning a Continue Reading
Looking Good In The Neighborhood!
When you look your best, you attract attention.Â A recent survey of five hundred REALTORSÂ® proves that it's no different when it comes to marketing your home. Continue Reading
An Empowering Relationship
Sports agent.Â Talent agent.Â Insurance agent.Â Real estate agent.Â What significance does the label "agent" hold, and why is it important when buying or selling a home? Continue Reading