Archive for May, 2010

Allison Millar
May
28
Mortgage rates have plunged in recent days, prompting many people who were sitting on the sideline to jump into the mix. Should you take the plunge yourself? Managing the Mortgage Rate Craze While it's easy to get swept up in the mortgage rate craze--particularly after months of waiting on the sidelines for the economy to improve--you should take a step back and evaluate your financial strength. Here are three things ...
Allison Millar
May
28
Cramped for space? Thinking about adding on? It's not as difficult as you might think. All it takes is a little home improvement finesse and an eye for what can turn buyers' heads. The beauty is--you don't need to do a full blown addition to boost your home value. Here's the scoop. Remodeling the Attic According to Realtor.org, two projects to consider are remodeling the attic ...
Allison Millar
May
21
Itching to update your kitchen? Start with the countertops. Next to the kitchen cabinets, the countertops are one of the most important elements in the room. By switching from an old, worn laminate to new laminate or even granite countertops, you can score big on the home value scale. Which Kitchen Countertop to Buy? If you read all the real estate ads, you'd think that granite countertops are ...
Allison Millar
May
20
Remodeling a house is always a juggling act. Do we buy replacement windows this year or suffer through another winter with rattling windows and drafty rooms? While winter seems like a distance memory, it will circle around again. If you're trying to plan a few home improvement projects by the fall, realize that there are government programs out there to help. Get a Remodeling Boost Hot ...
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