Along with the big decision of buying a house, comes with the question of buying a home warranty. Everyone has their own experience, so expect to hear a few people call them “a scam” or at the very least a waste of money. Others will regale you with their tale of how having a warranty […]
For many prospective home buyers, the down payment is the most daunting part in the race to buy a home. The big question for all prospective buyers is: how much should my down payment be? Most lenders will tell you that 20 percent is the standard, but is that really necessary? The short answer is […]
Home buyers and renters with families want to know that the neighborhood where they’re about to settle in and start paying either a mortgage or a lease has one thing in particular: good schools. Rental and for-sale properties in areas with below-average schools simply don’t net as much in returns for the investors behind the […]
A home inspection provides an unbiased evaluation of a home’s condition. By taking some important steps to prepare the property for inspection, you can avoid some basic problems that might otherwise affect a clean inspection report. Step to take before the inspection: Repair any damage to steps and walkways, and seal cracks in the driveway. […]
While some people who are selling their home think a small kitchen is a negative, there are several ways that you can make it stand out and appeal to potential buyers: Light it up Darkness can often make smaller rooms feel even more cramped. To open the room up to more light, consider removing all […]
Now that Spring has arrived it is the perfect time to enhance any home by adding some greenery. This will not only make your house the prettiest on the block, but enhance the curb appeal for potential buyers. But what plants will accent your house the best? Here are some of our favorites that range […]
Here are a few of our favorite tips that prove laundry room designs can be functional and gorgeous! Raise up your Laundry Machines It can be a pain to bend over and load front-opening washer and dryers. Avoid the aches by raising up the appliances on sturdy platforms and add baskets underneath for added storage […]
Adding a few small design elements can make the biggest impact when it comes to your bathroom. Whether it’s your powder room or your apartment bathroom that’s cramping your style, here are a few tips for making any small bathroom seem bigger — no wall demolition required. Brighten the Room Bring in as much light […]
A polished home exterior creates an inviting experience for visitors or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. Check out our tips to get the most curb appeal for the lowest cost — while turning your neighbors’ heads and getting prospective buyers to your door. Clean up The easiest way […]
Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is finding where you want to live. You may have found your dream house, but it might not be in your dream location. Here’s how you can find the perfect neighborhood: Check It Out Online Look up what people are saying about the neighborhood you’re interested in. Do […]
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