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Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Challenges of Spring Cleaning

After a season of record snowfalls and lengthy cold spells in many parts of the country, homeowners are finding their houses and landscapes unusually battered.
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Recovering From a Wicked Winter's Wreckage

Shadow inventory shrinks but threatens to linger

The inventory of distressed homes lingering in the shadows of the U.S. real-estate market shrank slightly in January, but these properties will remain a major drag on the housing market, industry data provider CoreLogic Inc. said Wednesday.

Read more in MarketWatch....

5 Things Home Buyers Do That Turn Sellers Off (and Kill Deals)

... But buyers, take note – there is a minefield of seller turn-offs you can trigger that hold the potential to keep you from getting the home you want at the best price and terms, or to unnecessarily complicate dealings with your home’s seller.

Read more in Trulia.com....

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Video from Market Watch

local revenues weighed down by a sluggish housing market. January housing sales figures ignited fresh fears of a double-dip recession