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It's Your Home, Design the Way You Like It

You may do a double take when reading this coming from a real estate agent but I truly believe it.  I do not buy in the all-white or the all-beige mantras that most try to proclaim.  407 more words

Engineering Upstate Real Estate

The Benefits of LED Lighting

Do you want to make your home as energy efficient as possible, but you find the light from CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lights) unappealing? It’s time to take a new look at modern LED lighting. 283 more words


Can't Stand the Heat? Make sure your Kitchen can!

The kitchen is the hub of many happy homes. We gather family, entertain guests, and cook special meals for loved ones. Unlike the basic kitchens of even thirty years ago, today’s kitchens feature double-ovens, deluxe, multiple burner stove tops, warming drawers, and even indoor grilling stations. 299 more words


To those with the unsold home

If you’re in a situation where your home hasn’t sold yet, then I’d like to fix that for you.

Let me ask you: Did you feel like your agent abandoned you? 192 more words

Real Estate

Are you pre-approved?

Pre-approval is a crucial step in the home hunting process. Some sellers won’t accept offers unless they know a buyer has loan pre-approval. It’s nice to be able to shop with the pre-approval in your pocket. 138 more words

Home Ownership

Credit scoring changes may help you get a loan

Have major medical debts kept you from securing a mortgage? Have you found the terms of loans you’re able to qualify for too expensive? All of that might change soon due to an upgrade to the FICO credit scoring system. 364 more words


The Importance of Being Curtained

I’m pretty sure my new neighbors think I’m a lesbian. They haven’t said anything to me directly but there have been whispers, apparently, that my dad overheard when he was on my front porch and in a neighborhood like this, news travels very quickly from one stoop to the next. 444 more words