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How to Help Boost Your Appraisal
According to the National Association of Realtors, a whopping 33% of all contracts were cancelled in January, 2012. This is up from just 9% in January 2011. NAR says one of the primary reasons for these elevated levels of cancellations is due to low appraisals.
9 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Home
Conventional wisdom, as it relates to houses, is often too much convention and not enough wisdom.
Celebrity Living for Under $1 Million
These are all homes owned by stars that sold for under a million. Take a look:
Report: ABC’s “The Bachelorette” Home Chosen in Charlotte, NC
For the first time in "The Bachelor/Bachelorette's" lengthy span on ABC (since 2002), the reality show will not film the first episode at the Spanish-style estate “Villa de la Vina" located in the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California.
Rosie O’Donnell Selling Chicago Townhouse, Reportedly Moving Show to New York
So much for Rosie O'Donnell's glamorous residency in the Windy City. The comedienne/actor/talk show host/activist has decided to relocate "The Rosie Show," her Oprah Winfrey's network program, to her hometown of New York.
5 Things Homebuyers and Sellers Should Know About Credits
Too often, getting a signed contract and putting your money into escrow is simply the beginning of what can become yet another round of negotiations. Here are five things every home buyer and seller should know about last-minute credits.
Beware of Value-Killing Home Renovations
What you do to a home -- in terms of renovations, furnishings and additions -- is all well and good while you sleep under its roof. But if you plan to sell, your efforts could diminish rather than boost its selling price.
Tips for Fire Safety in Your Home
In an instant, a fire can turn from a controlled flame to an out-of-control fire that destroys a home. That's why the time to take action for an unexpected event, or to ward one off, is before it ever starts.
- Michael Jordan’s Chicago Estate Hits the Market for $29 Million
“Dancing With the Stars” Stars Hope to Move Their Homes, Too
Now that the awards for the Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes have been handed out, it's time to move on to the next celebrity prize: The mirrored ball trophy for the winner of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
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