Money

The financial side of home improvement from improving home value, to saving on costs, to borrowing, and more...

Housing Market Recovery?

According to the recently released National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), of the 350 metro areas across the country, 52 are now back to pre-recession levels. That's great news for sellers in those 52 areas, but it indicates there are still ongoing problems throughout most of the country. The big winners were:

The Remodeling Market is Bouncing Back

NAHB Remodeling Market Index

A positive sign for the housing industry is that confidence is growing in the remodeling market as shown by the Remodeling Market Index moving up 12% from 49 to 55 in the quarter ended 30 June 2013, which was just recently published by the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders).

Reverse Mortgages Explained by Scott Maizlish

Scott Maizlish

Many people are already familiar with the term mortgage but when it comes to reverse mortgages they may have quite a few questions. The subject has become increasingly popular over the past few years because it has been the topic of advertisements and commercials on television and radio but there are still many who don’t know what it is really all about.

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