Tag Archive | summer

HUD to Sell 40,000 Distressed Loans in 2013

In an effort to address the country‚Äôs shadow inventory and relieve high-foreclosure areas, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will sell thousands of severely delinquent mortgage loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration.Throughout the summer ahead, HUD will sell approximately 20,000 distressed loans via the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program in an attempt to […]

Pacific Northwest Gardener: What To Do In May

Take advantage of May’s warmth to prune spring blooms and plant vegetables and annuals for a summer bounty. May is the first month when the Pacific Northwest really starts to shake off the dreary doldrums of winter. All that sunshine means it’s a good idea to check irrigation systems in time for summer watering. We […]

Deck Decisions: What Material to Use?

With summer only months away, now is the time to consider re-vamping your existing deck or building a new one. Make smart decisions about your deck’s materials — Here’s what you should consider before you build. While a beautifully designed deck will add value and beauty to your home, be sure to offer attention to […]

Colorful Touches for Outdoor Decorating

Spring is here! And with warmer weather, comes spending more time outdoors and in your backyard. With easy-to-please green as your backdrop, be bold and add a splash of color to take an outdoor space from dull to dazzling. Hues You Can Use Paint dining chairs in bright colors and arrange them around a neutral […]

Buyers, Get an Edge During The Busy Spring Season

The spring and summer months are traditionally the busiest times of year for the residential real estate market. Weather is more cooperative and many families like to move while the kids are on their summer break. But in recent years spring, for many regions, has meant more homes on the market, but also more buyers, […]