Rising prices mean a real estate recovery

If you’ve been waiting to sell, the time might be now By Amy Dettore, Columnist, The Times In case you haven’t heard, it’s unanimous…the Real Estate market has improved and continues to do so. The statistics overwhelmingly support this outlook. Nationally, home prices rose 8.1% in January, the biggest year over year gain in prices since 2006. Check out this link to an article...

Home renovations can help sales, but be smart

Picking the right things to fix up can make all the difference By Jill Goldman, Special to The Times Many of you have considered home renovations over the past year, and know that they types and costs of such projects vary greatly.  The most affordable renovation is usually the one that provides the biggest benefit when selling, and that is fresh paint.  Yes, just fresh paint.  Good paint can...