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Reduction in Lumber Tariffs Benefit Upstate Home Builders

Reduction in Lumber Tariffs Benefit Upstate Home Builders

Finally a bit of good news in the midst of all the 2020 chaos! The United States and Canada have, after much deliberation, reached an agreement to normalize the price of softwood lumber shipments by reducing tariffs coming from Canada. This positive development has...

2021 Interior Design Trends

2021 Interior Design Trends

The pandemic has many of us spending more time in our homes than even before. And we’re all probably getting a little tired of the same furniture, wall colors, flooring and overall décor. If redecorating or even rejuvenating is on your mind, here are a few of the...

Remodel, Renovate, Rejuvenate: What is the Difference?

Remodel, Renovate, Rejuvenate: What is the Difference?

When browsing design magazines or checking out home decorating websites you’ll often see the words remodel-renovate-rejuvenate used to describe the same action. But do they all really mean the same thing?  Let’s begin by listing the official Merriman Webster...

The Upstate Housing Market is HOT!

The Upstate Housing Market is HOT!

There is quite a bit going on in the world today; things that should be causing a real estate lull; but thank goodness the exact opposite, especially here in the Upstate, is occurring.  Low Mortgage Interest Rates Historic low interest rates for new homebuyers as...