Monthly Archives: June 2014

What Does It Mean to be Green

Green has become a popular term in the housing industry, but what does it really mean.  In the extreme, solar panels and environmentally low impact building materials come to mind.  Yet the premium cost of these features is not widely … Continue reading

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What Defines the Luxury Home

Luxury homes are most often defined by price.  In the east and west coast states, luxury starts at around $1 million.  In the Midwest, we can see luxury properties beginning around $500,000 depending on the area. It is the quality, … Continue reading

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New Versus Used

Most people would prefer a newly constructed home than a resale home.  While you would think that new construction would be booming in the recovering market, new construction homes cost an average of 20 percent more than resale.  Many home … Continue reading

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