Category Archives: Real Estate

DECONSTRUCTION: KNOCK DOWN MY BEACH HOUSE!!!

Not all that long ago, a drive up or down a suburban or country road would include a pass by the newly expanded homestead, vacant lot after the knockdown awaiting permits or massive McMansion perched upon it’s parcel with but inches between thy neighbor. The crumbling cement stoop replaced my the hand tumbled imported brick [...]

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RETHINKING HOME DESIGN 10 Value-Engineering Trends

Not so many years ago, the trend and expectation for the new home or remodel meant McMansion, Knock-Down or gutting with extensive re-installation.  But given the current economy and perhaps a mind set considerate of the environment, trends and times have and continue to change and develop.  The architect, builder and potential or current homeowner [...]

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GOOD NEWS FOR RENTAL PROPERTY INVESTORS

First time and upgrade or second/vacation home ownership is at an historical low-The real estate market is virtually stalled. Lenders are tightly holding on to funds.  Little is expected to improve despite record low mortgage/loan interest rates guaranteed by the Federal Reserve through 2012 and record breaking inventory available to so few qualified buyers. Many [...]

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