Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cash Purchases on the Rise

The latest Confidence Index, published by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), found that more home buyers are paying cash – 33 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Usually when that number goes up, it’s because the number of … Continue reading

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Save Money through Window Treatments

Are you thinking about changing up your window treatments? Why not make them more energy-efficient and save a little money while you’re at it? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) states that window shades can be one of the simplest … Continue reading

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Alternative Ways to Pay Your Mortgage

Are you looking for a different way to pay your mortgage? Maybe your payment is eating up all of one of your bimonthly paychecks and you’d like to spread it out. Or maybe you want to pay it off earlier. … Continue reading

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Using “Smart” Technology in Your Home

Getting ready for bed used to entail walking from room to room, shutting off lights and electronics, locking doors, and setting alarms. But increasingly, this process is being reduced to merely the press of a button. Thanks to the popularity … Continue reading

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