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Remodel or sell?

Remodel or sell?

You’re probably aware that we are smack dab in the middle of a strong sellers’ market, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good time for you to sell. If you’ve concluded that it’s best for you to stay put right now, despite the high prices that many homes are commanding, you may be interested in doing some remodeling. If so, the next question is what project to tackle first? Perhaps you want to find a happy medium between making…

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Should you move or improve?

Should you move or improve?

Should you move or improve your home? If you are a typical home owner, you probably ask yourself this question every few years. The answer is seldom obvious or simple. The are basically two reasons to take on home improvement projects. The first is for your own enjoyment. The second is to increase the re-sale value.  Believe it or not, it can be easier to calculate the value of your enjoyment than the value of a remodel. Remodeling Magazine conducts…

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Have you spotted new home design trends for 2013?

Have you spotted new home design trends for 2013?

Home design trends come and go — that’s why they’re called trends — and it can be fun to see how quickly you recognize their arrival. Here are a few home design trends that author, Barbara Ballinger, believes will be coming into vogue this year. Automated control systems for the various electronics in your home. Systems are becoming easier to use and more affordable all the time. You can remotely turn on your furnace, security system, lights, media, etc. with…

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