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Keep the Rays Away Tinting, Window Coverings Block out the Sun

The sun provides us some of the energy we need, but it also causes us to increase our energy use. Heat from the sun in the summer causes the need for air conditioning in most places in the world. And sun beaming in through windows can cause energy use to increase, which also increases electric bills. There are ways you can help keep the sun out, whether it’s in your home or a commercial building. Doing so will help to decrease the energy you use to cool the space. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to block the sun’s […]

Is Your Real Estate Agent Using CMA Software?

Despite the ups and downs of real estate, homes are still being bought and sold at a steady pace. The housing market regained some of the loss from the 2008 crash, with median home prices rising 16.9% from $177,000 in 2008 to $207,000 in 2017. The value of the U.S. housing stock increased by 6.5% in 2017. Over the next decade, 80% of residential growth will happen in suburban communities. Many of those homes may be purchased by the younger generations that have increased typical salary expectations. In 2016, the homeownership rate in the United States was the lowest it […]