Incorporate bright lighting, pops of color and thoughtful touches to let a home shine
by Gill South | Apr 5

The process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone?

by Cara Ameer | Jul 18

The baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) will have a significant impact on the housing market over the next several years. Baby boomers currently account for 40 percent of U.S. households but hold 54 percent of household wealth. Experts predict that this group will spend $1 out of every $4 on new home purchases or rent in the next five years.

by Eddy Lang | Nov 10

The first few years after the real estate crash led to a flurry of investors snatching up foreclosed properties, rehabbing and renting them out, then reselling a few years later at a profit. For some it worked out, but for others, the appreciation never materialized. My real estate investing business deals with foreclosures as well, though indirectly: I buy distressed houses, rehab and resell with seller financing (investing for pure cash flow, not appreciation). I never mind taking back a property.

by John Majalca | Oct 22
Bathroom remodel teaches lesson about how to avoid surprise setbacks, costs
Homeowner seeks inexpensive alternative to 1980s linoleum
Avoid solid wood at all costs
Fancy finishes won't make up for lousy floor plan
by Arrol Gellner | Mar 11
Don't replace tiles without HVAC inspection
Culprit narrowed down to tank sediment
by Paul Bianchina | Sep 24
Replacing vinyl with tile a do-it-yourself job
Consumer complaint could set things straight
by Barry Stone | Jul 27
'Floating' variety needs room to breathe
Carpet removal exposes baseboard gap