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Read Post [Posted on 07/30/2014 By Hugo Rodriguez]
The process of lighting a room used to be simple. You bought a lightbulb for a few cents and screwed it into a socket. If a room needed more light, you brought in a couple of lamps and plugged them wherever there was an available electrical outlet and furniture to put them on.But these days, with so much buzz about conserving energy and saving dollars with light choices, home owners need to shop w...
Read Post [Posted on 07/28/2014 By John Askins]
Foreclosed homes may have a lot of negative energy lurking, from missing appliances, dirty carpets, cracked walls, and any number of other problems from not being cared for properly from the previous home owner. The foreclosure crisis has sparked an increase in an unusual business: More buyers are asking for ritual house cleansings before they move in to rid the home of it’s bad auras. Witches, ps...
Read Post [Posted on 07/26/2014 By John Askins]
If you are in the market to buy a new washer, one of the first decisions you will want to make is whether to buy a top-loading or a front-loading washing machine. I've heard that top loaders are better since they 'agitate' your clothes but a front loader 'tumbles' your clothes. What's your opinion on the best cleaning method and which is more energy and water efficient?...
Read Post [Posted on 07/24/2014 By Chantell Newsome]
The Lifestyle garage door screen is a fully retractable garage screen door that works with your existing garage door. The Lifestyle features an industry first, fully retractable passage door for ease of entry and exit without having to retract the entire system. The Lifestyle garage screen is fully spring loaded, making opening and closing quick and easy. Now you can go from garage to a cool,...
Read Post [Posted on 07/22/2014 By Chantell Newsome]
The 8 Most Financially Savvy Home Improvements You Can Make These budget-friendly home improvements will help you enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the most value tomorrow.   This homeowner's room remodel is an ROI double-whammy: Its DIY built-ins frame a gas fireplace. These features make the room enjoyable now -- and will make a great selling point later. Image: Dream ...
Read Post [Posted on 07/22/2014 By Mario Rivas]
With crowdfunding tech sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo successfully launching projects ranging from LPs to lightbulbs, the idea is making inroads in real estate. Groundfloor, an online crowdfunding program devoted to real estate, is putting a historic Atlanta home on the market this week as it prepares to expand its funding platform to five new states. The home renovator received...
Read Post [Posted on 07/22/2014 By John Askins]
After buyers move in to their new home, they should be prepared for some home fixes to present themselves each season, says Rich Escallier, a handyman in Chicago. "If you can go six months without finding something that raises your blood pressure, you're lucky,” Escallier says.  CBS MoneyWatch recently released a checklist of routine maintenance and small home repairs that home buyers should...
Read Post [Posted on 07/21/2014 By John Askins]
If you are looking for homes for sale zoned to Sinclair Elementary School in Houston ISD, you can find them here: http://houston-real-estate.houstonprimerealty.com/i/homes-for-sale-zoned-to-sinclair-elementary---houston-isd ...
Read Post [Posted on 07/16/2014 By Kevan Pewitt]
As home prices rise, remodelers are feeling optimistic about the home improvement market. "Remodelers' positive sentiment is directly related to increased demand for their services," said NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe. "Rising home prices are making remodeling jobs possible for more home owners while existing home sales provide additional momentum as home owners prepare their homes f...
Read Post [Posted on 07/14/2014 By John Askins]
www.HAREI.COMOur organization is a free referral service for Greater Houston's home buying public and real estate professionals. Please browse the site to locate the appropriate service professional or to find answers to questions related to your real estate purchase. ...
Read Post [Posted on 07/08/2014 By Anuradha Prasad]
Read Post [Posted on 06/28/2014 By Sibel Caliskanlar]
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Read Post [Posted on 06/25/2014 By Susan Greer]
Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling a current one, there are many aspects to consider: the expense and the multitudes of decisions (some with costly consequences) that you’ll have to live with for years, for starters. It can seem like you need to suddenly become an expert in construction and home design. An architect can guide you through this process, establishing the design and func...
Read Post [Posted on 06/25/2014 By Anuradha Prasad]
When you ask a contractor for an estimate, it usually includes the direct costs of construction plus a markup charged on some or all of those expenses. This is true whether you have a time-and-materials estimate or a fixed-price one, also known as a bid. Ranging from 10 to 30 percent or possibly more, markups are often loosely described as covering overhead and profit, although they cover a wi...
Read Post [Posted on 06/25/2014 By Anuradha Prasad]
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