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Archive for January, 2010

Allison Millar
Jan
15
Your house is your home, but it's also an investment. You pay for it ever so slowly for 5, 10, even 30 years until you sell it. So, it makes sense to think about how much money you're investing into home repairs. (Not to mention bigger remodeling projects!) Home Repair Tally Some of this is simple math, but the scary part is keeping track of all your home repair expenses. ...
Allison Millar
Jan
13
Mortgage rates are always in the news. They go up and down, but what does that mean to you? If money is a little tight, you might be wondering if it's the right time for mortgage refinancing? How can you tell if saving a few dollars a month is worth the effort? Mortgage refinancing, which has taken a hit during the housing decline, is on the upswing, according to this ...
Allison Millar
Jan
10
There's nothing like a fireplace to set the tone for a room. If you have one, you know how much it draws people together and adds to your home's resale value. Real estate agents say houses without fireplaces are at a disadvantage. Is yours? If you don't have a fireplace, you may be missing out on more than the ambience. According to Myspendingplan.com, you need at least one ...
Allison Millar
Jan
06
Are you the sensitive type or the vigilante when it comes to remodeling? Do you review bids patiently or yell and scream when a contractor is late? If you're wondering which remodeling personality type you fit, read through this musing from move.com. If you're like me, you'll see a little bit of yourself in a few of the styles. Sensitive?…When Remodeling? The sensitive one is a stretch for me. It's ...
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