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  • Growing an Indoor Garden Year Round

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Are you hankering for some fresh greens, herbs or sprouts in your diet? Changes and improvements in lighting, soil and planting techniques mean that you can grow lovely plants in your home year round. You can have a simple herb garden or an elaborat...

  • Should I Rent or Sell My House?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    When it comes to deciding whether you should rent or sell your house, are you worried you’ll make the wrong financial moves? Here’s how to make the right call   When your current home no longer suits you, selling it is a popular op...

  • Consumer Attitudes on Housing May Signal Healthier Purchase Market Ahead

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

      WASHINGTON, DC – Americans’ outlook toward the current home selling market and the future of home rental prices may bode well for purchase activity this year, according to results from Fannie Mae's June 2015 National Housing Survey...

  • Is Seller Financing a Good Idea?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    In this current market, with home prices trending up, but access to financing is more difficult post housing bubble. So, if you want to sell your home, is it a good idea to offer seller financing? What does seller-financing mean? Unlike a tradition...

  • Sales of new homes hit strongest pace since 2008

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Purchases of new U.S. homes surged in the Northeast and West in May as steady job growth over the past year has lifted the real estate sector. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new home sales rose by 2.2 percent last month to a seasonally ad...

  • 12 Inspiring Ideas for a Lawn-Free Landscape

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    You won't miss your grass lawn with these colorful, easy-care landscapes. A lush, green lawn is both practical and gorgeous. But it has its disadvantages: it needs constant watering, frequent fertilizing, and regular mowing to stay looking nice....

  • With the Drought in California, Here are Some Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Drought conditions in California are at an all time high. Conserve water in the garden with these beautiful plants and ideas. By Kelly Roberson, BHG Plant Smart in drought conditions                            ...

  • 21 lawn-free & drought tolerant yards

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    21 inspiring lawn-free & drought tolerant yards      See how to ditch thirsty turf grass in favor of beautiful, easy-care, drought tolerant gardens Shady patio gardenA syca...

  • Your True Colors

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Much of the fun of owning a home is decorating it to your taste and personality. Even on a low budget, subtle or dramatic changes to color can make your home truly yours. Check out these color schemes for this spring: Updated kitchen: Since th...

  • Why owners often overestimate their home’s market value

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

      Do you know what your house is worth? Would you concede that there's a chance that your estimate of its value might be higher than what a buyer would pay? A new statistical study, published in the Journal of Housing Economics, found that hom...