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January 2014 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican |

National Home Prices Continue to Rise


Median home prices are showing strong year-over-year growth. Annual prices reached the highest rate in the past eight years in November, when the national median existing-home price climbed to $196,300. The median time for a home to stay on the market in November was 56 days―a slight drop from October's median of 54 days but a significant improvement over November 2012's median time of 70 days.

Not in Distress Anymore
One major factor in the rising prices... Read More

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in Real Estate


There is money to be made in real estate, but you need to think about real estate investing as the business it is. Here are some common mistakes that beginning investors should avoid.

1. Getting emotionally involved.
This is the biggest and most common mistake beginning investors make. Emotions and business do not mix well. In this case, falling in love with a property will almost always ensure that you pay too much... Read More

Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2014


Designers have been installing eco-friendly cabinets and flooring in kitchens and bathrooms for years, but green design is fast becoming the most popular design trend of 2014. Energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs are being phased out in favor of LED bulbs; dishwashers, refrigerators, sinks, and vanities are all incorporating these high-impact, low-wattage bulbs. And designers are making space in kitchens for integrated trash and recycling storage.

Lower Water Bills
But the biggest trend in kitchen and bath... Read More

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How to Use Accent Walls in Your Interior Design


Using a bold color or pattern on just a single wall in one space is a great way to add some punch to your interior design without overwhelming it. The following are four ways that you can use accent walls to create a successful interior design:

Highlight Your Architecture
If one of the walls in a room boasts unique architecture, then painting that wall is an excellent way to make the architecture pop. For example, a fireplace is a unique architectural element in a living room area, and an accent wall will help make it stand out even more.

Define an Area
An accent wall is a great way to define one area from another... Read More

What a Home Inspection Can Do for You


While giving a new $900,000 home a thorough going-over, Salt Lake City home inspector Kurt Salomon found a problem under the deck. The builder had cut corners, using the wrong kind of fasteners to secure the deck to the house. Yet, the municipal building official had approved the work.

"In some cases, a building inspector is not going to crawl underneath the deck looking at the hardware. A good home inspector will," says Salomon, past president of the American Society of Home Inspectors... Read More

Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican, 42 Business Centre Dr. Suite 106, Miramar Beach FL 32550
The material in this publication is provided for your informational purpose only and is not intended to substitute professional advice. If your property is currently listed with a Real Estate Broker, this publication is not intended as a solicitation.

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