Will 3% Down Payments be a Race to the Next Housing Bubble?

On Monday, Fannie Mae announced 3% down payments for qualified first-time buyers. Here we go again?

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Did USA Today Publish a Hit Piece on Home Appraisers?

On Dec. 6, 2014, USA Today published an article titled, “Appraisal Hypocrisy Hits Home“. It offers some insight into the harm done to home buyers and sellers.

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Want Happy Holidays? Add Water.

There’s one astonishingly simple thing you can do to keep your Christmas tree from turning into a nightmare.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Home from a Common Holiday Disaster

The arrival of cold winter weather often signals the holiday season. It also means an increase in this disaster that devastates hundreds of thousands of homes each year… a real disaster… not an over-cooked turkey.

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Can Your Front Door Color Change Your Social Status?

In some cultures, the color of a home’s front door has significant meaning. Americans should think about adopting one meaning in particular.

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Decatur, GA Mandates High-Performance Building Certification for Homes

Decatur, GA’s City Commission approved an overhaul of its zoning ordinance last night. The updated ordinance includes mandates for high-performance building certifications for residential and commercial construction: new construction and renovations.

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The 2015 NGBS May Encourage More Accessibility in Homes

The 2015 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is currently under development. It may have an impact on you, even if you don’t use it.

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A Leaking Toilet Can Flush Your Monthly Budget!

It’s “Fix A Leak Week” so we’re sharing some insight on household leaks – the source of an estimated 10,000+ gallons of wasted water per home each year.

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Use Your Water Meter to Find Leaks!

It’s “Fix A Leak Week” so we’re sharing some insight on household leaks – the source of an estimated 10,000+ gallons of wasted water per home each year.

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Can You Fix That Leaking Faucet Yourself? Probably!

It’s “Fix A Leak Week” so we’re sharing some insight on household leaks – the source of an estimated 10,000+ gallons of wasted water per home each year.

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A Preview of the Abilities Expo in Atlanta

Today was the opening day for the Abilities Expo in Atlanta. It offers a collection of products and services for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and healthcare professionals.

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Some Great Insights on Sustainability from the Brook Byers Institute

The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems hosted “Sustainable Collisions @Georgia Tech”. The panel discussion yielded some great insights on sustainable issues.

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Do You Check These 3 Things Before Opening Your Windows?

Today’s weather in Atlanta is perfect for opening the windows of your home to get some fresh air. Do you know why?

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A Hot Water Pump So Smart, It’s Dumb?

If you’re tired of wasting time, energy and water waiting for hot water to arrive when you open the tap, a pump may be the answer to your problem.

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