Monthly Archives: November 2013

Quick Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter

The calendar has turned and with that we receive less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead, it’s an opportune time to cross those last-minute maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list. Continue reading

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Savoring The Good Things In Life

“There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors” – Author Unknown Continue reading

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Use Dorm Fees To Buy A Rental

Why pay your college kid’s housing costs to a university when you could buy a rental instead. Just think, instead of doling out even more money to the college, you could buy an investment property for your child to live … Continue reading

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Get The Low Down On Pending And Existing Home Sales This Month

The National Association of REALTORS reported Monday that pending home sales dropped by -0.60 percent in October after falling at a revised rate of -4.60 percent in September. Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 25, 2013

Last week’s scheduled economic news was varied, but mortgage rates fell and jobless claims were significantly lower than expected. The minutes for last month’s FOMC meeting were released, and confirmed the Federal Reserve’s intention to leave its quantitative easing program unchanged at least for the near term. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas For Your Home

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re opening your home for the family get together, that usually means you’ll be decorating. If you’ve racked your mind for ideas and none sound just right, here are a few decorating ideas that might help you along your way. Continue reading

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Fed Meeting Minutes Show Hope In Economic Growth

The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting held October 29 and 30 were released Wednesday. The meeting began with a report from the Manager of the System Open Market Account and included updates on developments within domestic and foreign financial markets. Continue reading

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