Forbes reporter Morgan Brennan shares insight on three ways to grow wealth in the housing market. Real estate investment trusts, turn key investment properties, and renting and managing homes as a traditional landlord are good options now and in the future. Watch the video for details
Many homeowners are more environmentally conscious today than ever before, but some are reluctant to buy organic products for the lawn, doubting their effectiveness. Howdini.com talks with expert gardener Scott Meyers, who debunks the myth that natural products won’t produce a robust lawn. Meyers also offers some key maintenance tips
A short sale is defined as a sale of real estate property where the proceeds fall short of the mortgage debt owed. While all short sales do not necessarily forgive borrowers’ deficiencies (the amount of the unpaid balance), they are often considered more favorable than foreclosures.
One man in Bozeman, Montana, has thrown down the gauntlet to builders throughout the nation. Anders Lewendal, a builder who holds a degree in economics, asserts that buying just 5% more American-made materials would create 220,000 jobs.
Imagine driving by a house, snapping a photo of it with your iPhone, and then obtaining relevant data about the home and surrounding community. It’s possible with the HomeSnap app by Sawbuck. Walt Mossberg, personal technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal , reports on HomeSnap’s utility.
Homeowners Desiree and Brian Bell wanted to change the look of their 1950′s kitchen into a room they could call their own.