Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are the 10 most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent light bulbs in your home, you could be throwing a lot of money away… Read more »

Keeping It Clean This Flue Season

Roasting chestnuts over an open fire is a delightful holiday season tradition, but unless your flue has been inspected and cleaned, it’s not a very good idea. After all, a far less popular holiday pastime is running out into a winter night in your pajamas because your flue caught on fire. Flue fires account for… Read more »

10 Landlord Responsibilities You May Have Overlooked

If you own real estate and decide to lease it out to someone else, then congratulations,  you are now a landlord in the eyes of the law. Whether you lease out a single family home or apartments in a multiplex building, there are many landlord responsibilities that come with the territory. Some duties seem clear,… Read more »

Pantry Organization for Preppers

With more people staying at home and avoiding crowds, a lot of homeowners are turning to home prepping as a way to cut back on trips to the store and avoid shortages. Unfortunately, many people find themselves overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what to stock up on. And once the pantry is fully… Read more »

11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you shouldn’t panic if the house doesn’t sell the… Read more »

Most Loved Home Features State-by-State

Which feature made you fall in love with your current home? Was it the view? The in-ground pool? Or was it the in-law apartment that sealed the deal? According to a new analysis by realtor.com®, the most loved home features vary from state to state. Realtor.com analyzed their keyword home search data to determine what… Read more »

Salary Drop? – A Mortgage is Still Available

In uncertain times, it can be easy to sit back and worry your time away hoping things will work out eventually. Although worrying will absolutely give you something to do, it won’t get you anywhere. So if you’ve been wanting to buy a home or refinance this year, don’t discount the possibility just because your… Read more »

5 High-Value Projects You Can Tackle This Weekend

“There’s no place like home,” as the old saying goes. That’s especially true when it comes to an investment. You live in and love your home, but there might come a time when you have to leave it. And when that time comes, you’ll want to get as much money as you can for your… Read more »

How Does Rent to Own Housing Work?

Buying a home is a big deal, especially for those who have had credit problems in the past. The most common way to buy a home is with a mortgage loan, which requires both a credit score that the lender finds acceptable and enough cash on hand for a down payment (and usually some other… Read more »

VA Loans

U.S. Veterans have made many sacrifices to serve our country and protect our freedoms. To show our gratitude, we’re able to offer them a Veterans Affairs Home Loan and the freedom of homeownership.  The American dream is within reach for these men and women who have given so much, and options are available at amazing… Read more »