“Move-in ready” homes are desirable — there’s no doubt about it! But sometimes it makes better financial sense to opt for a house with dated decor and a less than trendy kitchen or master bath. You may not get your dream ...Continue Reading →
Last week’s economic reports included readings from the National Association of Home Builders and Commerce Department releases on Housing Starts and Building Permits issued. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were released, along with a monthly ...Continue Reading →
With Baby Boomers already rolling into retirement and Gen X looking forward to shrugging off the stress of the 40-hour work week, downsizing could be a strategic move.
For many Americans, homeownership remains their single largest investment and the monthly mortgage payment their highest ...Continue Reading →
Positive economic growth numbers are always cause for celebration and the second quarter GDP just went vertical. After nearly four years of sub-par growth, the real GDP hit 4.1 percent in the second quarter.
While that economic news has everyday Americans excited that ...Continue Reading →
The emergence of sustainable energy and products have solidified the go-green movement. Solar energy and electric cars are just the tip of the iceberg.
The impact of products on the environment has become a significant measure about their value. Those same principles are also being applied ...Continue Reading →
Urban and suburban life offers wonderful conveniences and cultural benefits. But a downside that many families are experiencing is the pervasive use of electronics and disconnectedness from nature.
These lifestyle deficiencies have increased the popularity of yoga and meditation and the practice of mindfulness is ...Continue Reading →