Amid concerns about the economy, homeowners are moving ahead with remodeling plans, but are focusing on smaller projects, according to two separate surveys. In Remodeling Magazine’s 2009-10 Cost vs. Value report, which compares national and regional remodeling costs for 33 popular remodeling projects, homeowners who opted to hire contractors for home remodeling projects in 2009 Read More
Archives for February 2010
60 percent of Americans believe the U.S. Census is very important or somewhat important to our country, and 81 percent say they plan to participate in the 2010 Census survey. Source: Pew Research Center survey, January 2010.
There’s still time to take advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit. The Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 extended the deadline for qualifying home purchases from Nov. 30, 2009 to April 30, 2010. In addition, buyers who enter into a binding contact by April 30 have until June 30 to settle on Read More
As National Census Day April 1 inches closer, U.S. residents will begin receiving 2010 U.S. Census questionnaires in their mailboxes beginning in March. Under the U.S. Constitution, a national census is completed every 10 years to get an accurate picture of the nation’s growing and changing population and demographics. Every resident of the United States Read More