May 19, 2012

Surprise Deal Breaker for Family Buyers

Test your knowledge of the housing market, and identify which of the following can be a deal breaker for many family buyers with young children: A. Not enough Bedrooms on one level. B. Dated Kitchen and/or Bathrooms. C. Busy street. D. No view of the backyard from the Kitchen. Answer:  all of the above. While choices A, B,...
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Refinance Redux, or, “Thanks, Greece!”

Cost-Benefit Criterion “Quitting smoking is easy.  I’ve done it lots of times.” OK, so refinancing isn’t completely painless — there are some fees involved, and some paperwork to fill out (natch). But, the operative question to ask isn’t, “how long has it been since I refinanced?” or even “how much will it cost?” Rather, it’s...
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That’s One LONG Kitchen Table (or is it?)

Table for Two Fifty Given that the Kitchen in this home measures 27′ x 10′, I suppose the longest the table (above) could be is 27 feet (make that 23′ or 24′, assuming you actually wanted to walk around it). Now, ask yourself whether that’s how long it looks. Nope, not to me, either.
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