December 11, 2013
Whether it’s based on fashion, the economy, new technologies, or the overall mood of the country, home design trends come and go — sometimes slowly and sometimes lickety-split. But as with apparel, some trends become classics and remain strong — a Barcelona chair, for instance — while others go out the window (think avocado and harvest gold kitchen appliances).
October 23, 2013
Single-family rental homes are on the rise in communities nationwide in the aftermath of the housing meltdown.
In 32 of the country's top metropolitan regions, at least 20 percent of all occupied single-family homes were rentals in 2012. According to a USA Today analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, that is up from just seven metros in 2006.
October 10, 2013
October 02, 2013
Congress has failed to approve a Continuing Resolution (CR) providing funding for most government operations. The information below is based on NAR staff review of agency contingency plans for the current shutdown and past experience with previous shutdowns.
September 24, 2013
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine
More Americans are showing preferences for bigger home once again, even if it means squeezing the home on a small lot, according to the first quarter Institute of Architects’ Home Design Trends Survey. The most recent survey focused on home layout and the use of interior and exterior spaces.
September 18, 2013
Football season is HERE, and with football comes Saturday tailgating.
Southern Living magazine is asking fans to decide the best tailgate location in the South.
The competition begins Aug. 23 and fans will be allowed to vote once a day through Sept. 30.
September 11, 2013
It has been 12 years since the towers came down, but the harrowing day is still clearly etched in our collective memory. Perhaps you were in class at school, or maybe you were busy at work; no matter where you were, you likely remember the exact scene. As those of us at KLM Properties reflect on those we lost and remember the day that changed our country, we wonder ... where were you?
September 03, 2013
August 28, 2013
Looking for something to do with your family, grandchildren or civic group? Join the Arbor Day Foundation by September 30. With your membership fee of $10.00 you will receive 10 trees in a choice of 10 categories. For instance, in the mixed tree category, you will receive: Eastern Redbud, White Pine, Sugar Maple, White Flowering Dogwood, Pin Oak, Red Maple, River Birch, Silver Maple, Northe