Archive for April, 2010

Allison Millar
Apr
15
If you're trying to sell your house, you know that it's a tricky time to be a home seller. Buyers are a finicky breed right now, which can affect your home value. The key to selling is to price your home right and have the right remodeling done by a good contractor. Key Remodeling Projects Here are some remodeling projects that can help you get the deal done: Painting. ...
Allison Millar
Apr
10
If you're counting on an $8,000 tax credit to help with home buying, it's time to get moving. According to this Chicago Tribune story, anyone interested in this home buying credit for first time buyers needs to sign a contract to purchase by April 30 and close by June 30. There also are tax credits for some move-up home buyers, as detailed by the National Association of Home Builders. Home ...
Allison Millar
Apr
08
You've all heard people talk about the home improvement projects that went on forever, but did you ever wonder why? In some cases, it's due to unrealistic expectations or basic surprises that can delay a remodeling project. Maybe you started tearing apart the bathroom in late October, hoping for an elegant finish by Thanksgiving. Not a chance. The key to home improvement success is getting a detailed timeline from the ...
Allison Millar
Apr
03
Yes, that's right. Home improvement can be dangerous to your health. That's not a scare tactic, but a reality. Some home improvement projects are just downright dangerous for homeowners to attempt. If you're looking for ways to help with home improvement, there are plenty of options. Just don't attempt the following without hiring a contractor. Roofing. Seems obvious, doesn't it, but many people still try this on their own. ...
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