Home ownership is getting more emotional than it used to be. A survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate finds that Americans are increasingly saying that the real value of home ownership is emotional, not financial. That marks a stark contrast from Americans’ perspectives on home ownership during the housing boom, in which they mostly viewed it as a financial venture.
“Instead of ...
Are you planning to update your home? When planning home improvements consider budgeting for some of these items to give you the greatest energy savings.
1. Replace an old air conditioner with a high efficiency unit to save you up to 40% in energy cost. Install the unit in a shaded area to consume up to 5% less energy.
2. Seal leaks in ductwork in your attic to save you up to 25%.
A study finds high demand for quality public transportation nationwide, although that demand mostly goes unmet, according to the study by Transit Center, a look at attitudes about public transportation.
Fifty-eight percent of survey respondents say their ideal neighborhood would be in a transit-friendly community that contains “a mix of houses, shops, and businesses,” but only ...
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Here are four tips for a better YOU in 2015...
1. Instead of resolutions, set intentions this year. Don't set yourself up for failure by making super specific resolutions, instead, make your intentions part of an overall mindset.
2. Reflect on what you've learned about yourself in 2014. Good or bad, how can you use those lessons to improve yourself and your life i...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching its new
Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool designed to help homeowners
save money and energy by improving the energy efficiency of their homes
through recommended, customized and prioritized home improvement
projects. The program guides the homeowner through a
“do-it-yourself” energy assessment to create a profile. Based ...
Homebuilders continue to incorporate solar power, energy savings and green building techniques into their new home construction. National builder KB Home says that sales in communities with solar power as a standard are 30 percent higher than in communities that don’t offer homes with solar panel as a standard. In the southwest, the firm plans to make solar power a standard home feature ...
Cutting back unnecessary energy use is an easy way to keep your hard earned money in your pocket. Here are some suggestions you can do at home this winter, at absolutely no cost to you.Let the sunshine in. Open drapes and let the sun heat your home for free (get them closed again at sundown so they help insulate).Rearrange your rooms. Move your furniture around so you are sitting near interior wal...
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within the energetic Museum District, Oaks on Caroline condos Houston is a new
midrise residential condominium unit developed by Urban Flats Builders.
six-story condominium building featuring Texas Hill Country design is sure to
delight home buyers because of its:
ACCESSIBLE LOCATION: Built within Museum
District that b...