Larry and Cathy Ostmeyer - Coldwell Banker Apex Realtors

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Housings silver lining

Posted by Jason Arnold on June 22, 2011 in No Category
 NEW YORK (CNN) -- Amid the clouds of gloom hovering over the nation's housing market there is a silver lining. Steven Liberati sees it. The 28-year old heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems salesman and his fiancé are about to purchase their first home -- a co-op apartment in White Plains, New York -- for a fraction of what they thought it would cost just a couple of years ago. "I'm always trying to take advantage of a situation. I feel like two years ago was a good time to rent,"... read more
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Nothing but Color for Your Rowlett home

Explore how to use color to achieve awesomeness in your new Rowlett home.
Posted by Larry and Cathy Ostmeyer on June 22, 2011 in  Home Improvement
Hey guys, I love color but sometimes I don't know how to mix the right colors.  Coldwell Banker' David Marine give us some great help.  Below is a portion of his article.... When my wife and I bought our current house we knew going that there was a need to correct the interior layout and design of our home. The previous owners weren’t the greatest of decorators which was obvious by the brown and orange floral wallpaper pattern in the master bedroom and the fact that they painted the baseboard he... read more
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How to Buy a House in Rowlett

First Time List for Buyers Purchasing in Rowlett
Posted by Larry and Cathy Ostmeyer on June 22, 2011 in  House purchasing
In the market for a new home?  Don't know where to start?  Below are some tips that will start you on your way when looking at homes.  Remember that we are here for you so you don't have to go through it alone.   Home ownership will give you and your family a sense pride, stability and security. But remember buying your first house can be both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. You may be very anxious to find the perfect home, but it's wise to exercise some patience ... read more
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How to Remodel Your Kitchen

Posted by Jason Arnold on June 08, 2011 in No Category
  Every so many months I come across yet another article or report about what home improvement projects add value to a home. Almost every time the list includes upgrading or improving your kitchen as being one of the biggest things that improve your home’s value. But put the dollars aside for a moment. Not only can it increase the monetary value of a home, but it probably will increase the livability of your home as well. I come from an Italian family and whenever there’s a party at a home, the c... read more
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