When you’re putting up your holiday decorations, you’re probably not thinking about how much it costs to power your Christmas tree lights, but the costs can add up. Using eco-friendly LED Christmas lights instead of incandescent lights can cut your holiday lighting costs by 70 percent per year, the Golden Valley Electric Association estimates.
Homeowner associations maintain control over the common elements and exterior appearance of the structures for a variety of reasons. Most HOAs are built with a design theme, exterior materials s and color palette that, if compromised, reduces the value of the homes. Well designed and enforced architectural design policies help maintain uniformity, which in turn helps support the highest home market values.
Are you so obsessed with the interior details of your ‘dream home’ that you’ve overlooked how important a ‘dream location’ is? If your idea of a perfect vacation includes a trip to a National Park, PJ suggests you should explore the possibility of ‘dream’ living within a National Park.
Keeping your home spic and span can sometimes feel like too tough a challenge. No matter how often you clean, the house seems to get dirty again before the floors have even dried. For those who don’t have hours to spend cleaning, worry not! There are simple, effective ways to keep your home clean on a daily basis. Here are some tips to consider:
One of the most useful research projects of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) is the annual survey of homebuyers and sellers. It is particularly useful because it shows sellers and their agents what works and what sources buyers use to find their new homes.
Black Friday is great for holiday gifts at a discount. This we know. But have you considered how you can use the great discounts being offered EVERYWHERE to give your home a lift? We have. And we’re not alone.
If the forecasts are right, it’s going to be a bumpy weather. Record rains are predicted – great(ish) for Californians who’ve been suffering under drought conditions, except for that pesky potential for floods. In other areas, below-normal temperature and above-normal snow and ice are the fears.
A Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) can tell you what buyers recently paid for homes similar to yours, but that’s not all you need to know to choose the right listing price. You need to know the market’s appetite for your home, and that can only come from an overview of your community’s current market conditions.
Finding adequate storage is a particularly challenging problem in bathrooms, and not just because they are usually the smallest rooms in the house. Bathrooms have increasingly become the place to store a large and diverse number of items, including bath towels, beauty supplies, toiletries, hair care products, medications, soaps, shampoo, and assorted cleansers.
Whether you’re looking to move permanently, buy a seasonal home to flee cold northern winters, or grow an investment managing Airbnb rentals, the American desert offers a range of opportunities for real estate buyers.