Explore an Ancient Cave City in Armenia

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Absolutely love Smithsonian.com! Many of the architectural wonders the Smithsonian brings to us are living arrangements; life styles, by another name; that demonstrate ways people around the globe have worked with nature and the materials locally available, to carve out a niche of their own in the world. On our last trip to Armenia, our […]

Spring Quarter 2017 News

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The Brokers’ Open House: Step One of Marketing Your Home By: Tara Mastroeni If you’re trying to sell your home, it’s likely your real estate agent has suggested hosting a brokers’ open house. But, what is that, exactly? Long story short, it’s an open house not for home buyers, but for their agents so they […]

Empty Nesting Thoughts

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As I read this Houzz article, I kept thinking about all the people I know who would have been empty nesters if the economy was still as strong as it was 20+ years ago. Today, many of the people we meet are ‘doubled up’ with multiple generations living in the same home.  If you’re among […]

Coastal Cities Hardest Hit By Rate Increases

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Courtesy National Association of Realtors Daily Real Estate News | Monday, January 23, 2017 Home buyers along coastal housing markets are being impacted the most by rising mortgage rates over the past few weeks, according to an analysis by the National Association of REALTORS®. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage went up from 3.5 percent in […]