Green Spaces are not only Beautiful but have Health Benefits, too!

2018-04-26T11:43:47-04:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Residential|

Parks are emerging as important public health solutions in urban communities. Nearly 40 years of research evidence confirms that nearby nature, including parks, gardens, the urban forest and green spaces, support human health and wellness. The research about active living and opportunities to avoid chronic diseases (such as diabetes, heart disease and respiratory problems) is particularly [...]

Millennials & Homeownership

2018-04-11T15:08:56-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Mortgage Sense, Mortgage Watch|

Referring to people between the ages of 25-35, Millennials represent the most active generation of homebuyers (according to the National Association of Realtors). Based on a recent annual survey of homebuyers, NAR estimated that 36% of all home sales last year involved millennials. Millennials have held the top home-purchaser spot among generational groups for five [...]

7 Paint Colors that can Boost the Value of Your Home

2018-04-05T17:13:33-04:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Interiors, Residential|

A Zillow analysis of more than 32,000 photos from sold residential properties finds specific colors can either boost or crimp a home's selling price. The analysis controlled for square footage, the age of the home, the date of the transaction and location, and then compared the sale prices of homes with white walls versus those [...]

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