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Solar Roof Panels: A Mainstream Option For Homeowners?

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Do rooftop solar panels add value to a home, and are they cost-effective in terms of energy savings? The short answer is yes, say the experts. Although more than a million U.S. homes boasted solar panels in 2016, the percentage of solar-equipped households is still miniscule.

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Can A Homeowner’s Association Charge Different Fines For The Same Violation?

Can A Homeowner’s Association Charge Different Fines For The Same Violation?

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Living in a multifamily community, whether this is an apartment building or a condo building, comes with certain bylaws. There are usually fines that are used to prevent people from breaking the rules.It is important for everyone to know what these rules are, why they need to be followed, and the penalties for breaking them.

Sometimes, homeowners are surprised when they realize they might be fined differently for breaking the same rule. There are a few points to keep in mind.

What Is The Impact Of COVID-19 On Home Value?

What Is The Impact Of COVID-19 On Home Value?

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It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on everyone; however, there are a few impacts that are being overlooked. In addition to the public health crisis and the tanking of the stock market, there are also impacts of the virus on people’s home values.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 3, 2020

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 3, 2020

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Last week’s economic reports included readings from Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, data on pending home sales, and the consumer sentiment index released by the University of Michigan. The Federal Reserve released a statement from its Federal Open Market Committee and Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave a press conference. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and expanded reports on jobless claims were also released.