More consumers may be looking to purchase homes with a shift in
several key housing market indicators, according to Fannie Mae's
March 2012 consumer attitudinal National Housing Survey. More
Americans now expect both home rental and home purchase prices to
increase over the next year. Nearly half of consumers expect higher
rental prices, the...
Winter has been relatively mild and virtually snow-free so far
in many regions. That's helped take the chill off utility costs. In
fact, the people who monitor such things say electric bills are
down, especially in areas like the mid-Atlantic.
But there's a way to cut costs even more, though it may not be
immediately obvious: Slay the vamp...
With tax season in full swing and the dreaded April deadline
right around the corner, there are a number of important things
that those who were on either side of a home transaction last year
should keep in mind when it comes to filing this year's
A look at the Internal Revenue Service's tax tips page shows that
if you have a gain...
For buyers and sellers alike, home inspections are a crucial
part of the home-buying and -selling process. While setting up a
home inspection once you have an offer on your home is an important
piece of the puzzle, taking the time to prepare for the inspection
can be just as essential. In fact, Jay Gregg, director of marketing
at Pillar To P...