The water temperature may be just right, but the cost of buying and operating a pool is scalding.Anyone who contemplates owning a pool should expect it to cost at least $3,000 a year, or $5,000 if they turn the job of maintaining it over to a pool service, estimates Susan Elser, a certified financial planner in Indianapolis.Installing a pool along with the required extras like a high fence costs a...
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A new report by RealtyTrac shows that 96 percent of the counties that
they track are better off than they were four years ago. But still,
there’s a ways to go in the housing market, with only 8 percent of the
410 U.S. counties analyzed faring better than they did during the
housing boom eight years ago.
RealtyTrac analyzes housing market health by gauging four main
categories: home pric...
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Pros and Cons of Adding a Pool to Your Home
In general, building a
pool is not the best way to add value to your home. You’re better off making
physical improvements to your actual house instead of adding a pool to your
However, a pool can
add value to your home in some cases:
§ If you live in a higher-end neighborhood and
most of your neighbors have pools. In fact, ...
Home buyers are saying they’re willing to pay more for a residential
property due to concerns over low inventory, according to a survey of more than
1,300 home buyers in 22 major markets by the real estate brokerage
The number of buyers who say they’re concerned about rising home
prices has more than doubled in the past year, according to the survey.
Seventy-nine percent o...
Sugar Land Real Estate Market Reportfor March 2014
Sugar Land Sales Statistics
The following tables and charts show the real estate activity for single-family homes in Sugar Land, TX as reported by the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). Please remember that averages do not necessarily reflect the actual value of a specific home...some homes are worth more than, or less than, the ...
It’s one of the skills a successful rental property investor needs to cultivate: if or when to sell. With property prices on the rise, some area landlords may in fact be asking themselves whether now is the time to cash in. Especially for most everyone whose rental property investment was made during the last few years, it’s already been a profitable gambit. According to the Case Schiller Index, b...
Your property taxes may go up significantly this year. If your only home is your homestead and you made no improvements, the increase in the taxable value of your home is limited by law to 10% per year. However, the taxable value on second homes and investment properties which is based on market value may have increased by 20% or more in Harris County from 2013 to 2014.Whether your homestead makes...
For unattached home buyers who have a lot of money to spend, they might want to target one of the following cities, according to a “Best Places to Live” list compiled by CNNMoney.
1. Newton, Mass.Single population: 31.2%Median family income: $145,639
2. Hoboken, N.J.Single population: 59.9%Median family income: $140,780
3. Brookline, Mass. Single population: 41.8%Median family income: $139,756...
A majority of more than 100 economists and real estate experts say that home prices appreciation in U.S. home prices to be about 3.5 percent in 2014.But with the rising home prices, 56 percent of the economists surveyed had more modest predictions for the home ownership rate. More than half of those surveyed say that in five years the U.S. home ownership rate will likely drop below 65.4 ...
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As housing values rise, home-equity loans and lines of credit are staging a comeback, MSN Money reports.
In late 2008 as the housing market slowed dramatically, home-equity
borrowing came to nearly a standstill as lenders became cautious because
values were falling so quickly. By late 2011, nearly a third of U.S.
homes with mortgages owed more on their loan than their house was
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