Sustainability surrounding the building of a home used to focus on the structure and durability of the dwelling. With growing awareness of the possible environmental crises, the term now also relates to constructing houses and buildings to minimize the effects of climate change.
Homeowners Associations (HOAs) are entities that establish and enforce rules and guidelines while collecting periodic fees to cover the costs of upkeep for common areas and facilities. The boards of directors serve as governing bodies for subdivisions, planned communities, and condominiums.
It’s over 90 degrees outside and your air conditioning decided it was time to retire a couple days ago. You’ve emailed, called or texted your landlord numerous times with no response or action. Sure, you can always find ways to fight the heat, but you should be able to rely on the air conditioning you pay for.
One of the most stressful parts of purchasing a new house is competing with other prospective buyers. Many home buyers deliberately avoid the buying season that begins in March, waiting for the cooler fall weather of September to embark on a search. Lower temperatures can mean less competition among buyers, a trend that has been consistent from 2013 to 2018.
Few cities have benefitted more from the current booming economy than Denver. In fact, Colorado's capital city earned the designation as the "best economy in the nation" for 2018.
The prospect of businesses owning versus renting their office space has become more attractive as leasing prices have increased over one-third since 2010. Also, a sliver of good news exists in interest rates continuing their decline.
Wealthy, urban-living millennials are more likely the rent in the city and buy vacation homes outside urban areas, according to financial website TheStreet.com. Some are looking at a second home as an investment opportunity without owning their primary residence.