New NAHB Website Helps Support Homeownership

(NAHB May 11, 2012) – Despite the fact that Americans overwhelmingly support homeownership, legislative and regulatory proposals now under consideration would greatly harm home owners, home buyers, the housing market and the nation’s economy. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has launched a new website,www.ProtectHomeownership.com, to bring attention to the threats to homeownership and inspire…

The Cost of Older Windows

On Tuesday we talked about how owning a new home was less expensive when it comes to the cost of maintaining a new home vs an older home. This stands to reason because the appliances are more energy efficient and built to last longer. Additionally, new homes are built with more energy efficient windows and…

Is that fixer upper really a steal?

Currently there are millions of damaged homes coming on the market through short sales and foreclosures. Many of them are selling at incredible prices and with interest rates as low as they have ever been in history it’s no wonder people are buying more and more fixer upper property. A great deal, especially on a…