Why Home Equity Lines of Credit are Hard to Come By!

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It wasn’t long ago when home owners could relatively easily tap into their home’s equity by securing a Home Equity Line of Credit (hereafter referred to a as a HELOC). HELOC’s were a pretty simple way to fund home remodel projects, pay for college, swimming pools, etc. without having to drain one’s personal savings in order to pay for such …

Top 10 Emerging Real Estate Markets in the U.S.

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If you are into real estate like I am, It is always fun to keep up with the emerging markets that are trending across the country. There are undoubtably some towns/cities that will surprise you on this list – maybe some places you have always wanted to visit yourself. Take a look at the list and see if you are …

NY Mid-Century Modern with tons of potential for sale!

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There is just something about a mid-century modern house that appeals to me. I have never owned one and chances are, I probably never will as they are not exactly abundant on the market. There are certain communities in our country that have more of them than others. This stunning, yet outdate/original, home was built in 1953 and has only …

Carpenter from Fixer Upper Lists home

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If you ever watched any of the “Fixer Upper” home remodeling shows that featured Chip and Joanna Gaines, you undoubtedly remember their go to carpenter, Clint Harp of Harp Design Company. Clint was the expert that hand crafted, designed and constructed many of Joanna’s special orders for many of her clients. From tables and chairs to mirrors, hutches and more, …

Skinny Home in Boston is on market

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A very unique and extremely skinny/narrow row-style homes is on the market in Boston’s historical district for 1.2M. The back story behind the origin of this home is interesting with two brothers that had a feud after their father passed away. It is an interesting read for sure. It’s worth taking a couple minutes to read the article and viewing …

Interesting triangle house in Houston for sale!

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Check out this interestingly designed house in Houston. It contains multiple angles and has a contemporary influences throughout. Apparently, due to the size and shape of the lot, the homeowners needed to have a home designed that would fit within the set backs required by the city so low an behold they got with a local Houston architect and designed …

Some great ideas to spice up your patio!

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Often times home owners don’t put much thought or effort into their patios. It’s understandable, to a degree, as many people look beyond the patio and go right to the backyard instead. Patios are becoming more and more of a popular place to spend time. With the Covid-19 pandemic that hit us all so hard and cooped a lot of …

Interesting houses on the market this week

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Realtor.com does more than just houses and properties for sale. Sure that is the main function of their site, making it easy for visitors to view homes, condos & land for sale around the country, however they also produce interesting articles on trends, the market, statistics, as well as unique homes for sale each week. Here is a recent article …

Assisted Living in Texas

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We all either have a relative or know of someone that is either in an assisted living facility or getting close to considering one. As we age, sometimes the need arises to have others help us in our day to day activities such as cooking, cleaning, socializing and exercising. While some elderly people prefer to remain in their homes as …

This week’s top 10 trending homes for sale!

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If you’re anything like me, it’s always fun to keep an eye on the real estate market, both locally and on a national scale as well. There are always unique and interesting homes coming onto the market and not all of them are necessarily expensive homes either. Some are quite pricey, while others are not. Some of the “lower end” …