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Home Owners Seasonal Maintenance List

Home Owners Seasonal Maintenance List

Here’s a handy checklist of home maintenance tasks for each season, as well as items to tackle monthly. Just scroll down for our current season! Monthly to-do items Test smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. You know the saying, safety first. This is something...

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Will Solar Panels Become More Common?

Will Solar Panels Become More Common?

Homeowners are showing more willingness to add solar panels as installation costs drop. Many industry observers have turned an eye toward California, which has mandated their installation on most new construction. In 2020, California became the first state to require...

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Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead in 2021?

Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead in 2021?

While 2020 faced its fair share of ups and downs, we know one thing to be true: the real estate market not only met expert predictions, it surpassed them, breaking records along the way. With that in mind, there’s one big blaring question right now: will the housing...

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Which Is Cheaper: Buying an Existing Home or Building New?

Which Is Cheaper: Buying an Existing Home or Building New?

As inventories remain tight, home buyers may be drawn to new-home construction. But what determines whether they will pay more for buying new than for an existing home? If the buyer takes steps to limit construction costs and omits custom finishes, building a house...

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Real Estate Could See Best Winter Ever

Real Estate Could See Best Winter Ever

Defying high unemployment and an economic recession, the housing market has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. That isn’t likely to let up heading into the winter months, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS® during Tuesday’s...

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July Home Sales Across Houston Reach Record Territory

July Home Sales Across Houston Reach Record Territory

Sales volume and pricing soar to new highs as pent-up demand from COVID-19 heats up Houston housing for a second straight month     HOUSTON — (August 12, 2020) — A continued surge in closings from homes that went under contract after the lifting of COVID-19...

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