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How to Create a Home Renovation Budget

May 23, 2014 9:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Instead of upgrading to a new home, many homeowners have chosen to stay in place. Instead of settling for a home they may have outgrown, these homeowners are adding additional rooms, transforming decks into sunrooms, or redoing bathrooms, kitchens, and other living areas. If you’ve decided to start a renovation project, your first concern will... View Article

Grand Rapids Michigan Mortgage Rates and Real Estate Overview

May 21, 2014 10:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

During the 20th century, Michigan’s second city, Grand Rapids, earned the nickname “Furniture City USA” for being a furniture manufacturing hotbed. Although the city no longer has the same hold on the market, five of the world’s largest office furniture manufacturing companies still reside in the city, including Steelcase, which employs over 3,000 workers. Car... View Article

Tallahassee, Florida Mortgage Rates and Real Estate Overview

May 20, 2014 10:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A progressive, high-tech college town in the Florida Panhandle? Florida’s capital city, Tallahassee, is all those things. With its long history of Democratic voting, its two public universities and its reputation for scientific research, Tallahassee isn’t your typical Southern town. In fact, one of Tallahassee’s most recent claims to fame was its role in the... View Article