via RISMedia’s Housecall | Posted on Jan 17 2018 – 4:35pm by Jameson Doris A strong housing market isn’t necessarily all good news for sellers. As evidenced by Remodeling magazine’s newly-released Cost vs. Value Report for 2018, average return on investment (ROI) for home improvement projects dipped across the board, with “upscale” projects taking the biggest hit.The report, which measures the […]
By Rosie Romero | October 12th, 2016 A check of the registrar of contractors can help you determine if you’re working with a legitimate repairman (Getty Images) Monsoon season is often the time of year when scam artists specializing in phony home repairs are likely to be operating in Arizona. These folks try to talk you into […]
By Rosie Romero | December 13th, 2016 A shade tree can help you beautify your yard while also providing shade (Getty Images/moodboard RF) Obviously, you can save money by doing repairs, renovations or changes in your home yourself. But some jobs can even pay for themselves. We’re not talking here about things like painting a bathroom or […]
The creative juices were flowing when our 2017 Christmas Song was written! A very inventive take on the classic “Jingle Bells”, there’s a not-so-subtle REALTOR® twist on it. Enjoy! Please enjoy and feel free to share!
There’s no steering around it — driveways play a big role in your home’s appearance. Small wonder: They’re sizeable features. A typical 20-foot-by-40-foot suburban driveway occupies about 800 square feet of front yard — almost half a tennis court. Yet we often regard these hardworking necessities simply as slabs of concrete. With a little imagination, […]