8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget—roughly $350—on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do …

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Winter Is Approaching … Is your Home Ready?

Now that Christmas is here, winter is fast approaching. Perform the following maintenance tips each fall to protect your property’s value and prevent major repairs. Roof, Gutters and Downspouts Rain, ice, snow and wind can all cause damage to your roof and gutters. Now’s the time to trim back all tree limbs and vegetation away …

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NAR Home Buyer and Seller Survey Shows Value of Long-Term Home Ownership

Home buyers today have affirmed a long-term view of home ownership, the typical seller is experiencing positive returns and the vast majority of home owners see their property as a good investment, according to the latest consumer survey of home buyers and sellers. The study was released here today at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & …

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