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1 Ad Posted = 1 Tree Planted!

When you publish a free ad on Solihome, we will plant a tree! Our partner, Sadhana Forest, is involved in projects for ecological sustainability and reforestation. So far, Sadhana Forest has planted more than one hundred thousand trees in…

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Going Green, Saving Green: Tips for a Sustainable Home

There’s warm weather and that means home improvement projects. What kind of upgrades or repairs can you make to your home to not only increase the value, but to make it look great and be more efficient? Here are…

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RealTech 2014 Recap

RealTech 2014 just wrapped up in April 2014 in Las Vegas.  This conference is a mash-up of all things tech and real estate. The conference, focused on real estate professionals, not only provided presentations on the latest and great…

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Real Estate Investors Dominate U.S. Housing Markets

The real estate crisis from 2006 to 2009 was a dark period for U.S. homeowners and was unrivaled by any other real estate downturn since the Depression of the 1930s.  Since 2010, media coverage of the real estate market…

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Buyers Boon: Fixed Rate Mortgages Continue Falling

The U.S. housing market may be balancing out this summer.  While home prices have risen steadily over the past several months, fixed rate mortgages continue to fall again for the 4th straight week, hitting a 7th month low.  Key…

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Higher and Higher: Housing Outlook Head Up in 2014

The housing recovery has made its presence felt as home prices nearly everywhere. Over the past year, home prices rose in 225 of 276 cities. Prices nationwide rose by 10.9%, pushing the median price for existing homes up by…

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Snap a Photo, Find a Home

If you’re in the technorati, then you’re probably salivating over all things South by Southwest (#SXSW) right now.  The all-things-technology-music-business event held every spring in Austin is in full swing right now. SXSW is a networker’s dream of entrepreneurs,…

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Protect your home against crazy weather!

The weather in the U.S. this winter has been, at best, bipolar. Arctic blasts laying blankets of snow only to be followed several days later by temperate, short-sleeve weather, and back again. We won’t get into Climate Change in…

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Tango Your Way to a Better Listing

The minds in Mountain View, California never cease to amaze.  As part of , Google debuted Project Tango, a new way for smartphones users to map the world around them in 3D.  As part of Project Tango, Google…

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How to Eat a Real Estate Elephant – One Crowdfund at a Time

As home prices are predicted to rise, it seems the real estate market is hitting a tipping point where it is unfeasible for many buyers to afford a home.  When the current system no longer works, new paradigms must…

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Tales of the first-time property owner, Part 2

One word: pipes.  Pipes have been around for centuries.  They carry water and other vital fluids from their source to where ever we need.  You can turn the faucet in your home and water of a preferred temperature will…