The reality shows make it look so easy. No matter your budget, you can turn any rundown or outdated house into your dream home … in only a few weeks!
Well, the reality of buying a property in disrepair and fixing it up is far different from... (Read More)
You wouldn't trade your kids for anything. They bring laughter and joy to your life, they amaze you with their creativity and kindness, and they comfort you with hugs and kisses. Yes, children are pretty awesome. But the reality is that they are... (Read More)
If you're purchasing a home, should you test for radon? This odorless, radioactive gas occurs naturally in the ground throughout the United States and can seep upward into buildings. It is responsible for as many as 30,000 lung-cancer deaths... (Read More)
For some, living on a golf course is the epitome of a luxury lifestyle. For those who golf, the appeal is obvious. And for those who don’t, the sweeping views and open spaces that come with a home on the course are powerfully attractive.
As... (Read More)
There is no such thing as too much storage space. When your home is on the market, highlighting your closets is one of the most important things you can do to entice potential buyers. But you don't need a luxurious master walk-in suite to make a... (Read More)
Think you need a huge down payment in order to buy a home ? Then you're in for some good news.
The "need" for big down payments is a myth in today's lending environment. Truth is, programs offered by three federal agencies are helping borrowers... (Read More)
Sure, a brand new front door and lovely landscaping might catch your eye as you drive up to an open house or new property on the market. But as you drive up, have you thought about looking up? As it turns out, tree cover has a tree-mendous impact on... (Read More)
Do you want to know the most effective way to protect your private information? It sounds simple, but it's incredibly effective: You must get good at managing your passwords. Here are three of the best things you can do to protect... (Read More)
Smoke detectors are one of the most overlooked safety features in homes today. Yet proper use and care of smoke detectors can dramatically reduce your and your family's risk of being injured or dying in a home fire. Here's what you may not know... (Read More)