Monthly Archives: November 2016

Carpet or Hardwood

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 30, 2016

Carpet or Hardwood

Carpet or hardwood?  “It definitely depends on where you’re at in Omaha, the price and size of the house you’re in,” said Tim McElligott, owner of Rockbrook Floors. There’s no single right answer for all homeowners. Local real estate agents, flooring retailers and homeowners who have replaced living- or family-room flooring say you must consider […]


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A Problem That Is Deeply Troubling

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 23, 2016

A Problem That Is Deeply Troubling

The Omaha World-Herald lays out a problem that is deeply troubling. “The American dream of a blissful retirement, free of financial worries, is dying. “Most U.S. households are heading for a worse lifestyle in retirement than they had while they were working, because they simply aren’t saving enough, experts say. Thirty-five percent of households in […]


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What Trump Could Mean for Real Estate

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 16, 2016

What Trump Could Mean for Real Estate

Now that the election is over, what changes can we anticipate in real estate? Political pundits around the country were stunned November 8th when Donald Trump secured enough votes to beat Hillary Clinton to become the President-elect of the United States. While supporters from both sides are still reeling from the emotional night, it is […]


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Winter in Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 9, 2016

Winter in Omaha

Soon, I’ll be writing a blog post and it will be freezing outside and maybe snowing. The Farmer’s Almanac predicts, Winter in Omaha will be milder and drier than normal, with near- to above-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early to mid- and mid- to late January and early February. The snowiest periods […]


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Energy Efficient

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 2, 2016

Energy Efficient

Homebuyers are increasingly aware of the benefits of energy efficient homes. In fact, they’re often willing to pay more for homes with “green” upgrades, says the Omaha world-Herald. Just how much your home will increase in value depends on several factors, like where you live, which upgrades you’ve made and how your home is marketed […]


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