Tag Archives: Environment

7 Household Expenses You’re Probably Wasting Money On

There are better ways to spend. The washer/dryer combo was perfect! Such a delightful way to brighten laundry day — with a cheerfully colored front-loader set. They could actually make laundry fun! “They were this gorgeous, greenish-teal, and they looked … Continue reading

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84% of Americans See Homeownership as Good Investment

 WASHINGTON (July 12, 2017) — According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, concerns over housing affordability show clear demographic divides especially among unmarried and non-white Americans. More than five out of 10 unmarried and non-white … Continue reading

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Air in Green Homes May Be A Health Risk

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Energy-efficient homes built too tightly have building experts warning about the potential health impact on owners. A home sealed efficiently can be great for reducing heating and cooling costs and managing its environmental impact. But the home … Continue reading

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10 Biggest Threats Facing Real Estate

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, June 16, 2017 Global uncertainty and political polarization are the top issues facing the housing industry in 2017 and 2018, according to The Counselors of Real Estate’s annual list of the Top 10 Issues … Continue reading

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2017 Home Design Trends

December 2016 | By Barbara Ballinger Housing styles emerge slowly and typically appeal first to cutting-edge architects, builders, and interior designers. As a trend spreads and gains wider interest, it may go mainstream, become almost ubiquitous, and eventually lose its … Continue reading

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Kitchen Color Schemes: Avoiding Kitschy Colors

The never-regret kitchen starts with the right hues The kitchen is the heart of the household, a place where you prepare meals and make memories. So it only makes sense that your kitchen’s color scheme reflects your unique tastes and … Continue reading

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Are Garageless Homes the Future?

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 21, 2016 Self-autonomous vehicles are expected to be available commercially within the next five years, and by 2030, driverless cars could make up as much as 60 percent of U.S. auto sales, according … Continue reading

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Resale Issues Buyers Don’t Think About

 November 2016 | By Mary McIntosh  In 2002, when I first got my real estate license, I took a class at my brokerage about how to show properties. Seems silly, right? How hard is it to unlock the door? But … Continue reading

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Do Your Buyers Think About Quality of Life?

October 2016 | By Melissa Dittmann Tracey They may judge homes based on superficial elements when they should be going deeper than that. One real estate agent encourages buyers to look at factors of a property that impact their mental, … Continue reading

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