The Blog ofRuth Metcalf, Keller Williams World Class

When Is It Time for Driveway Repair?

When Is It Time for Driveway Repair?

It’s not unusual to see a few small cracks or pits in the surface of your driveway as it ages. Asphalt, especially, pits, cracks, heaves, alligators and buckles. Cement, on the other hand, mostly...

Net Worth of Homeowners vs. Renters

Net Worth of Homeowners vs. Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was...

How Are My Property Taxes Calculated?

How Are My Property Taxes Calculated?

Understanding how your property taxes are calculated can often feel like unraveling one of the deepest mysteries of the universe. However, it’s vitally important that you get your arms around...

Carpet Cleaning 101 for Pet Owners

Carpet Cleaning 101 for Pet Owners

It’s amazing how much a pet can give you just by simply existing. According to the Centers for Disease Control, owning a pet can help increase your fitness level, lower stress, help improve...

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing...