It's safe to say that you probably don’t have space to store massive amounts of tax and insurance paperwork, warranties, and repair receipts related to your home. But you’ll definitely want your paperwork at hand if you have to prove you deserved a tax deduction, file an insurance claim, or figure out if your busted oven is still under warranty. So how do you decide what stays and what goes?
Say it in pictures. Get your at-a-glance look at the housing market predictions for 2016.
Moving is a big decision. What are the most popular reasons to uproot?
In this video, consumers learn about the potential safety protocols they may encounter when working with a REALTOR®. It’s a great resource to share with clients to educate them about the importance of REALTOR® safety.
Share these home safety tips with your coworkers, family and friends. You could save a life.
MIBOR housing report for November shows increases in closed and pending sales, new listings and prices. New listings were in the double digits - great for this time of year. "It means sellers have more confidence and buyers have more choice," said MIBOR REALTOR® Association President Kathy Hall.
HouseLogic writer Jaime Wiebe helps you avoid one of winter's costliest mistakes...the dreaded frozen pipes.
Approximately 92 percent of all mortgaged homes regained equity in the third quarter of this year. What does that mean and how are home owners utilizing their equity? Read more in today's blog post.
Don't put your dreams of selling on hold until spring. Find out if winter is your time.
Homeowners preparing to sell often make improvements, both big and small, to their homes that can help yield positive results and garner top dollar from buyers. According to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®, remodeling projects can also bring major benefits to homeowners who choose to remain in their homes.
"Regardless of the situation, Realtors® know what remodeling projects bring the biggest bang for the buck and what projects are most likely to improve a homeowner's impression of their current place," said NAR President Tom Solomone.
Remodeling stress is no joke. It might even be a legitimate medical condition. Get some advice on how to survive your remodel.
REALTORS® provide an enormous array of services. Which are most important to you?
When working with people you have just met, safety should be everyone's priority.
The latest local housing numbers are out. What do they signal for the fall and winter market?
Buying a home has many steps and most consumers do it, on average, every eight to nine years. So if you are rusty, check out this complete guide to buying a home.
Local stager Mary Abella points out the benefits of making a home cozier through staging.
Deciding on new construction vs. buying a residential resale property is a big decision. If you have already decided a new build is right for you, find out why now is a good time to get started.
Real Simple magazine provides a detailed inside-outside fall cleaning list.
Learn what experts think about home staging when your house is for sale. See what is costs and which rooms take center stage.
What makes you want to sell your home and move? A survey looks at the top reasons. Do they match yours?
Despite slow growth in September’s closings, local REALTORS® are encouraged by strong pending sales numbers as we head into the final quarter of the year.
The coveted millennial generation wants you to know a thing or two about their thoughts on home buying.
A creative approach to cleaning up graffiti helps more than 200 properties in Indianapolis.
Winter is coming. Are you ready? Is your home? Browse this check list to make sure your house is ready for Old Man Winter.
Find out how to avoid the most common causes of home buyer's remorse.
The charming fireplace in your new home is one of the details you love most. No doubt you’re eager to enjoy its warm glow with family and friends. But before you light up the first log, it’s important to make sure that both your fireplace and chimney are in safe working order. Here are some tips to help you determine what you can do yourself and what’s best left to a pro:
A house in your neighborhood sold and you never even saw a sign go up. How did that happen? It could have been marketed as a pocket listing. Find out what the term means.
Gray is definitely the neutral color of choice in home decor and home staging these days. If you watch home design shows or have visited any builder models, you can't miss it. Melissa Dittmann Tracey of REALTOR® Magazine tell you why.
Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology.
August housing numbers are here. Buyers are staying active and there is an uptick in new listings demonstrating that sellers want "in" to what has been a great 2015 market.