Archive for June, 2015

5 DIY Projects That Save Money

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Home improvement projects don’t have to be large-scale to return a big value. In fact, the 2015 Cost vs. Value report points out that even something as simple and cheap as replacing a steel door returns on average 101.8 percent nationally. “Going DIY is the ultimate money-saving tool,” says John Riha, editorial director of the […]

90% of Properties Now Have Equity

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

As home prices rise, more home owners are regaining equity. During the first quarter of this year, about 254,000 properties regained equity, according to CoreLogic’s latest equity report. Five states alone accounted for 31 percent of negative equity in the U.S., according to the report. Those states with the highest percentage of properties with a […]