Real estate agents often present sellers with a long list of suggested upgrades to make their property more appealing to buyers. Rather than spend a lot of money completing all this work, a seller may consider crediting the buyer with an allowance.
In its 2020 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, analysts found that the national median cost for a major kitchen remodel completed in mid-2019 was $35,000, a 17 percent increase over comparable remodels completed in mid-2018. Median spending on minor...
Phishing, hacking, wire fraud – these are all ways people attempt to steal from others online. As real estate searches and transactions move more and more online, the chances of being caught up in a cyber scam have become even greater.
Plenty of attention has been given to the impact of student loans on the housing market, with many young prospective buyers saying this burden is forcing them to delay a home purchase or limit the amount of money they can spend. However, a new...
If you notice dark stains on the ceiling or walls of a room, you might fear that it is black mold. However, this might simply be due to a phenomenon known as thermal bridging, or ghosting. While the issue presents more of a nuisance than a serious...
Turning a multistory home into a residence that supports single floor living offers several benefits. This type of layout provides better accessibility overall, and is particularly helpful for aging residents or those with disabilities.
A boost in pending home sales in November helped erase a similar decline in the previous month, according to the National Association of Realtors' most recent update to their Pending Home Sales Index.
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