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How To: Wall-Mounted Shelving

By Charles L. Westmoreland  |  Southeast Living If you’re tired of assembling shelving made of particle board or want to make the most of your homes awkward nooks and crannies, then wall-mounted shelving is as easy and cost-effective as it gets. The shelving, which consists of metal standards, adjustable brackets and ready-made shelves, is perfect for […]

Useful Tips to Avoid Windowpain

By Andy Engstrom Windows are one of the most valuable pieces of our homes. They can also be one of the most expensive to replace, but with proper care the longevity of your windows can increase dramatically. Here are just a few tips and techniques used by professionals like myself on how to properly care […]

Housing finance reform gains NAR support

By Charles L. Westmoreland  | Southeast Living The National Association of Realtors (NAR) in June announced its support of a piece of bipartisan legislation that would reform the current U.S. housing finance market, a move the organization believes will better protect taxpayers and provide access to affordable mortgage loans in the long term. (more…)

Got Credit?

By Charles L. Westmoreland  | Southeast Living Our world didn’t always revolve around credit. It used to be families could save their hard-earned dollars and pay cash for a new car, or sometimes even a house. Many of our parents and grandparents grew up learning that if you don’t have the cash to pay for […]

Designing a Landscape Theme

Southeast Living Selecting a landscape design theme is a fun way to express creativity and add uniqueness to your home’s outer beauty. You don’t have to be a landscape architect to create your own personal Eden, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to know a few basic rules of landscape design. (more…)

Surveying the Land(scape)

By Charles L. Westmoreland | Southeast Living Landscaping can be a beast of an endeavor, in both labor and money. It’s important to take a “survey of the land” before starting any home landscaping project. (more…)

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Rent Vs. Buy

By Bethany Woods, licensed Mortgage Consultant for Residential Mortgage, LLC (AK#279796 / AK#167729) Which One is Right for You? “Should I rent or buy a home?” As a licensed mortgage consultant, this is a question I hear often. Making this decision comes down to reviewing and comparing the housing market versus the rental market (as analysts […]

Q&A: Realtor Representation Featuring Marty McKeown

Southeast Living Staff Thinking of buying or selling a home all by yourself? Perhaps you don’t think you need assistance, or maybe you’re unsure of what it is exactly that a Realtor does. After all, you’re capable of looking at homes, right? If only it were that simple. Marty McKeown, owner and broker of RE/MAX […]

Affordable Housing, Part II

By Charles L. Westmoreland Cost & Effect: Developing in Juneau Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series. The first part focused on a study conducted by the Juneau Economic Development Council on affordable housing in Juneau. Part two gives the perspective of what Realtors and developers have seen, and what they believe […]

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