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Follow these easy steps to ensure a smooth move

If you’re hiring a moving company to take most of your earthly belongings from point A to point B, you might run into a lot of lingo you don’t understand, according to RealtyTi ...

First-time homebuyers finally have a chance at ownership

Folsom is finally within reach of first time buyers, according to local lenders, who tell us these new nesters are snapping up the lower-end inventory of available homes. A marke ...

FHA program offers purchase and renovation funds

Homebuyers waiting until they can find that fixer-upper diamond-in-the-rough type property at an affordable price are finding it easier than ever to make their dreams come true, ac ...

Housing pyramid in need of some excavation

Not so sure what’s happening in your neighborhood, but we happen to be losing some great neighbors due to the economy. All their planning and careful strategizing did not save t ...

Attorneys or ‘mod’ companies not needed for most loan modifications

The ads and the signs are everywhere. “Don’t lose your house to foreclosure! We can help you keep your house and lower your payment!!” The companies that advertise these serv ...

Homebuilder doing what it takes to sell in a challenging market

It’s a whole new ball game when looking for homes these days. Buyers are definitely in the driver’s seat, but how do they determine which deal is the best for when so many poss ...

State’s green codes not an issue with homebuilders

It seems that in California, builders have begun to actually embrace some inevitable trends. In a recent Builder Magazine article, Rich Binsaca wrote “Left Coast Formula,&rdq ...

Windows; vital for home’s energy efficiency

Window shopping – one of your favorite pastimes during the holiday season? How about shopping for real windows? At the risk of sounding like Tom Hanks’ character in Forrest Gum ...

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According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) annual “Cost vs. Value” 2007 report, published each year in partnership with Remodeling Magazine, it is revealed that an ...

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No one will deny that this buyer’s market has been a wild ride so far. The first thing that enters the heads of most buyers today, however, is how low a seller will go. Asking fo ...