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Archive for June 2014

Cash Purchases on the Rise

June 24, 2014

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 distressed home sales has gone up. But in this case, the number of distressed home […]

Save Money through Window Treatments

June 17, 2014

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 and most effective window treatments for saving energy. Dual shades that are highly reflective (white) […]

Alternative Ways to Pay Your Mortgage

June 10, 2014

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. You have several options for making payments, either involving your lender or on your own. […]

Using “Smart” Technology in Your Home

June 4, 2014

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 of smartphones and the widespread usage of broadband Internet, the market for home automation is […]