Easy Updates For Your Home

By Lindsey Walta, July 27, 2009 | In Home Design |

If you’re looking for some do-it-yourself projects to update the look of your home, here are a few of the quickest and easiest ways to update.

-Fresh Paint: I always say this, but it is always true. A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for your home, whether it is inside or out.

-Replace dated fixtures: …

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Recovery for Housing Market Predicted Next Year

By Lindsey Walta, July 19, 2009 | In housing market |

This article from Builderonline.com gave a great sum-up of what the economists are predicting for the housing market next year. For once, there is good news.

Economists Predict Recovery Next Year

Our mid-year forecast roundup reveals big expectations for 2010. By: Boyce Thompson

If the nation’s housing forecasters agree that housing starts and sales will drop to record …

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Choosing Between Two Good Builders | 5 Keys To Follow

By John Garrett, July 16, 2009 | In Home Builders |

We were asked by a internet follower of ours, “How do you decide between two good builders?”

So we thought we’d answer this on our blog. Thanks for the question Andri.

Going to keep this short and sweet.

Key 1: Finished Product. Go and evaluate homes that have been built by the candidate. Try, if you can, to investigate …

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Trend Watch

By Lindsey Walta, July 10, 2009 | In Home Design |

Trend Report: Growing Demand for Smaller, More Efficient Homes

Source: CUSTOM HOME Magazine
Publication date: June 30, 2009
By Stephani L. Miller

According to The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) first quarter 2009 “Home Design Trends Survey,” demand for less living space and overall smaller-sized homes has increased in recent years. Homeowners also are showing a greater …

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Builders & Agents: The Era of the Pitch Passed With Billy Mays

By John Garrett, July 2, 2009 | In Home Builders |

Billy Mays passed this week and it’s not just sad, but perhaps the end of an era. Mays said, “I was the last guy trained on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. “This post isn’t so much about the passing of Mr. Mays, who was a pro of his craft and will be missed, but more about …

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