American Community Survey Data Wheel

Are you looking for current & important data about a particular area?  If so, the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey is the premier source for information about America’s changing population, housing and workforce.  They recently put together this interactive graphic where you can find your state, drill down...
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Are Nuclear Bunkers a New Real Estate Craze?

Last year we posted about a former cold-war missile silo that had been listed on Airbnb…now we’ve come across a story about how bomb shelters (albeit modern ones) are possibly making a comeback.  A recent story on tech site CNET visits a California company called Atlas that makes...
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Existing Home Sales Down 1.5% from 2017

According to data recently released by the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales remained steady in August after four months of decline.  However, they also report that sales are down 1.5% from one year ago.  There were 1.92 million existing homes available for sale at the end...
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If You See Something, Say Something

This Tuesday, September 25th is national “If You See Something, Say Something” Awareness Day.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security implemented this campaign to engage the public in protecting our homeland through awareness-building, partnerships, and other outreach.  We all must remember that one of the blessings we share...
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Best Places to Live in America?

Where are the best places to live in America?  That’s surely a loaded question and one that Realtor.com recently put to the test for the 2nd year in a row.  They teamed up with Money magazine and looked at over 135k data points at places with populations greater...
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Chimney Anatomy

With one more week of Summer before us it’s time to start thinking about Fall maintenance.  With that being said there is one important element of a house that often gets overlooked and can cause a lot of financial hardship if not properly maintained…your chimney.  But what exactly...
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