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    David DiRienzo is a premier Home Inspector providing Virginia State Certified home inspections in Richmond, Midlothian, Chesterfield, Chester, Henrico, Mechanicsville, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, Hopewell, Ashland, Prince George, Dinwiddie and all of Central and Southside Virginia.

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    For the past week, mixed economic news that continues to lead the headlines has helped to keep low mortgage rates stable. Financial troubles in Europe has left investors busy each day waiting to see if Greece will default or a rescue plan will be implemented. Here in the U.S., even a negative report that is not considered terribly bad is spreading optimism to the markets making any predictions unreliable. FULL STORY ->

    Not all home buyers have dreams of spacious lawns, rambling rooms, and secluded properties. Many buyers, rather, are on the search for a home that will be easy to care for and will give them plenty of chances to be active and social. FULL STORY ->

    Our board is considering replacing our cedar siding with vinyl. The reasons stated for doing this are the high costs of painting and maintaining the cedar as compared to the low cost of maintaining lifetime vinyl siding. Our buildings were built in 1985. FULL STORY ->

    As part of its national strategy to combat marijuana grow operations, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is partnering with real estate agents and mortgage brokers. But not all Realtors are happy about the plan. FULL STORY ->

    Today's experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there's a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for these warm and fuzzy reasons. FULL STORY ->

    For the past week, mixed economic news that continues to lead the headlines has helped to keep low mortgage rates stable. Financial troubles in Europe has left investors busy each day waiting to see if Greece will default or a rescue plan will be implemented. Here in the U.S., even a negative report that is not considered terribly bad is spreading optimism to the markets making any predictions unreliable. FULL STORY ->

    Not all home buyers have dreams of spacious lawns, rambling rooms, and secluded properties. Many buyers, rather, are on the search for a home that will be easy to care for and will give them plenty of chances to be active and social. FULL STORY ->

    Our board is considering replacing our cedar siding with vinyl. The reasons stated for doing this are the high costs of painting and maintaining the cedar as compared to the low cost of maintaining lifetime vinyl siding. Our buildings were built in 1985. FULL STORY ->

    As part of its national strategy to combat marijuana grow operations, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is partnering with real estate agents and mortgage brokers. But not all Realtors are happy about the plan. FULL STORY ->

    Today's experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there's a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for these warm and fuzzy reasons. FULL STORY ->

    For the past week, mixed economic news that continues to lead the headlines has helped to keep low mortgage rates stable. Financial troubles in Europe has left investors busy each day waiting to see if Greece will default or a rescue plan will be implemented. Here in the U.S., even a negative report that is not considered terribly bad is spreading optimism to the markets making any predictions unreliable. FULL STORY ->

    Not all home buyers have dreams of spacious lawns, rambling rooms, and secluded properties. Many buyers, rather, are on the search for a home that will be easy to care for and will give them plenty of chances to be active and social. FULL STORY ->

    Our board is considering replacing our cedar siding with vinyl. The reasons stated for doing this are the high costs of painting and maintaining the cedar as compared to the low cost of maintaining lifetime vinyl siding. Our buildings were built in 1985. FULL STORY ->

    As part of its national strategy to combat marijuana grow operations, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is partnering with real estate agents and mortgage brokers. But not all Realtors are happy about the plan. FULL STORY ->

    Today's experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there's a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for these warm and fuzzy reasons. FULL STORY ->

    For the past week, mixed economic news that continues to lead the headlines has helped to keep low mortgage rates stable. Financial troubles in Europe has left investors busy each day waiting to see if Greece will default or a rescue plan will be implemented. Here in the U.S., even a negative report that is not considered terribly bad is spreading optimism to the markets making any predictions unreliable. FULL STORY ->

    Not all home buyers have dreams of spacious lawns, rambling rooms, and secluded properties. Many buyers, rather, are on the search for a home that will be easy to care for and will give them plenty of chances to be active and social. FULL STORY ->

    Our board is considering replacing our cedar siding with vinyl. The reasons stated for doing this are the high costs of painting and maintaining the cedar as compared to the low cost of maintaining lifetime vinyl siding. Our buildings were built in 1985. FULL STORY ->

    As part of its national strategy to combat marijuana grow operations, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is partnering with real estate agents and mortgage brokers. But not all Realtors are happy about the plan. FULL STORY ->

    Today's experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there's a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for these warm and fuzzy reasons. FULL STORY ->

    Existing-home sales may have experienced a slight dip in the month of September, but national median home prices are continuing their upward movement. FULL STORY ->

    It seems there's more good news in the housing market. Economists reported that new home purchases rose in September to what is "probably" the highest level in more than two years. At the time of this writing, the full statement from The Federal Open Market Committee has not been released but it is expected to show signs of a stronger housing market. FULL STORY ->

    In Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey, fixed mortgage rates moved slightly higher while continuing to remain near their all-time lows helping to support the housing market. FULL STORY ->

    Neighborhoods are as diverse and unique as the people who live in them. From close-knit communities to private and mature tree-lined streets -- there's a fit for every buyer. FULL STORY ->

    In the year 2013, California's home sales will increase by 1.3 percent while the median home price will rise more, by 5.7 percent as Californians begin to loose the affordability edge. FULL STORY ->

    The new, landmark CFPB mortgage servicing rules will provide more protections for struggling homeowners, but the rules could also add more costs to mortgages. FULL STORY ->

    Your home is likely your largest investment you'll ever acquire. Knowing exactly what you're paying for it is mandatory. Unfortunately, when people map out the life of their mortgage, they often fail to consider the tax benefits associated with the mortgage. FULL STORY ->

    The saying, 'there's an app for that' is proving to be true once more. The new Zillow Digs, launched by Zillow.com, is hoping to corner some of the social media market share that houzz.com and pinterest.com have in the virtual real estate world. FULL STORY ->

    When Anne and Bill first walked into their riverfront rambler seven years ago, they were immediately taken with the dramatic vista looking from the foyer straight through the living room and screened porch to the river. The house was a bit dated then but it had great bones, a nice flow and plenty of room; they saw its potential. FULL STORY ->

    The key to find out more of what you need to know is asking the right questions. There is no substitute for questions. If you don't ask you don't get. What you are essentially doing is assuming, which can lead to you looking like you don't care when you are wrong. FULL STORY ->

    Reminding struggling homeowners that mortgage fraud is alive and well - until perpetrators get their comeuppance - California recently shut down six "mortgage rescue" web sites with a 57-count bust of three. FULL STORY ->

    In search for that perfect family home in Oro Valley, AZ? Maybe your're an investor looking for a terrific deal? This may just be what your looking for. FULL STORY ->

       
     

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