The ‘House of Tomorrow” is taking new shape in the wake of the pandemic

When a major upheaval in lifestyle happens fairly suddenly, as it did a few years ago, it’s interesting to note how it might change our lives in the long term. Homebuilders constantly study...

Mentally preparing yourself for a home inspection can help with potential surprises, large and small

When it comes to home buying, it ain’t over ’til it’s over. We’re talking about your home inspection — a crucial element in the final-final decision you’ll make to “close the deal” even after your offer...

The design style Americans turned to in droves 70 years ago comes full circle

You hear the term everywhere –on reality TV shows, in furniture and accessories ads, and see references to it more than ever. Mid-Century Modern...

The ARM is back. But history will not repeat itself if lenders and Realtors have anything to say about it

An ARM entices borrowers with lower initial rates compared with traditional fixed-rate mortgages, making it easier for some buyers to get into the game. But borrowers should be aware that...

The big refinance question: do it now, or wait until rates come down again?

In some cases, a complete refinance of your home is like buying it all over again, but at a better interest rate or lower payment than you had signed up for. In cases where...