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    Dreaming of life on a golf course?

    There was a time when real estate agents could confidently tell their clients that one of the biggest advantages of owning a home on a golf course is that the verdant view would be permanent.Today, many owners face a view of brown, dead fairways, vandalized buildings and uncertainty about what may pop up when the land is sold.Chalk it up to the busyness of Americans. The lengthy game of golf has declined in popularity, leaving course owners to deal with the consequences.Or, blame the oversupply ...
    Oct 08, 2019 Buying Your Home

    3 Things about buying a new-construction home

    Will this be the year you buy a brand-new home? Don't be discouraged by news reports claiming that "U.S. home building fell," or "housing starts dropped."The scary-sounding numbers are due to a drop in multi-family home building, not single-family.In fact, the single-family home construction market across the country is set to be just fine, with a surge in new building permits late this summer.Moving into a newly-built home is a lot like the first time you sit behind the wheel of a new car, but ...
    Oct 08, 2019 Buying Your Home

    Kick stink bugs out of the house, naturally

    If you haven't met your fair share of stink bugs this year, brace yourself. Although stink bug season is officially from March through September, the cooler it gets outdoors, the bigger the problem.Brown marmorated stink bugs infest both the interior of homes and the garden. In the garden, they feed on fruit and vegetable crops, causing spots and decay.They prefer to overwinter indoors, in homes. While they aren't considered harmful to humans or to the home, they create lots of noise and, if bot...
    Oct 08, 2019 Living In Your Home

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