What return can you get on your home upgrade?

How much return on your money can you expect for specific upgrades? Here’s a 2020 top ten list created from an average of over 100 US cities. 1. Faux stone on front of home (96%). 2. Garage door replacement (94%). 3. Minor kitchen remodel (78%). 4. Siding replacement (fiber cement) (78%). 5. Siding replacement (vinyl)[…]

Beware of Rental Scams

We’ve posted this information a number of times, but it’s still a problem out there for people looking for rentals. Beware of rental ads that seem too good to be true. Scammers pull information and pictures about a rental property from the internet and created their own advertising (usually on Craigslist), often times advertising outrageously[…]

Public Transportation Boosts Real Estate Values

A recent report by by the National Association of Realtors and American Public Transportation Association shows that homes and business within a half mile of transportation options sell for a higher price. Residential properties had 4% to 24% higher median sale prices between 2012 and 2016; commercial properties saw median sales prices per square foot[…]