One day projects you can do to improve your space

Tackle these projects in a single day It’s easy to get stressed out just hearing the word “renovation.” You’re instantly thinking of having your home life disrupted by construction debris, cluttered rooms, and loud noises. But you don’t have to…

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Do you really need to move?

Improve or move? Unless you built a custom home, you probably have a long list of things you’d like to improve in your current home. Browsing online listings might get you in the mood to upgrade to a new home,…

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Who needs title insurance?

What does a title company do? When you purchase a home, a title company will research the property to ensure that you are the rightful owner. They’ll look through records for anything that might cause problems—ownership disputes, restrictions, unpaid taxes,…

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Is your credit in line?

Thinking about buying soon? Make sure your credit is in order There’s no more important time to work on your credit score than when you’re about to apply for a mortgage. Improving your credit can save you a ton of…

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First time buyer, come on down

Five tips for first-time buyers No matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it’s hard to cover every detail. Here are a few tips for avoiding rookie mistakes with your first home…

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The ins and outs of HOAs

How do HOAs work? When you purchase a home, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar planned neighborhoods. The idea is to keep common areas clean…

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Ease your fears about moving

Three ways to ease your fears about making a move With low inventory in many markets throughout the country, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concerned that they may not be able to find a new…

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Taxes as a Homeowner

Will My Taxes Look Different Now That I’m a Homeowner? By: Dona DeZube Published: December 21, 2015 Magic 8 ball says yes. Here’s what to know to itemize tax deductions as a homeowner. Taxes? Gross! Who wants to think about…

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