5 High-Value Projects You Can Tackle This Weekend

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?

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 »

[Top 10] Expensive Homeowner Mistakes

[Top 10] Expensive Homeowner Mistakes

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… Read more »

4 Steps to Preserve Rental Home Carpet

4 Steps to Preserve Rental Home Carpet

Flooring experts believe carpets should be changed every seven years, but not many carpets make it to that timeline, especially in a rental home, so here are some suggestions on how to make carpet last longer in your rentals. From all manner of trampling, dust, children and pet accidents, carpet is arguably the most heavily… Read more »

[Top 3] Rental Property Upgrades That Pay Off

[Top 3] Rental Property Upgrades That Pay Off

You will likely be faced with the need to do a rental property upgrades in the future, so here are three upgrades that will help whether you own an apartment, condominium, townhouse or single-family property. Your tenant has moved out, and your property is vacant. Before you do the typical make-ready projects, put some thought… Read more »

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

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 »

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

Spring Cleaning Tasks You May Be Overlooking

As self-isolation and social distancing stretches on, you may find yourself a bit bored just staying at home. Since there’s a big difference between choosing to stay at home and having to stay at home, even those who enjoy spending time at home may be struggling. This is why many people are starting to look… Read more »

March Maintenance

March Maintenance

Happy spring! Though this is not a comprehensive maintenance list by any means (that could get long!), it’ll help you plan out a few projects throughout the month of March. Consider these top priority! Kitchen  Check your fire extinguisher. You’ll want to verify that the lock pin is intact and press the test indicator to… Read more »

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

25 Quick Ideas for Decluttering

Got a spare hour or so? It’s time to start tossing. Grab a trash bag, a recycling bin and a few donation boxes and get down to business. Working room by room, here are the things you can get rid of right this second. Whether living in your own home, or a rental, these tips… Read more »

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

5 Steps for Care of Your Home’s Roof

While the roof is one of the most important parts of your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. The average homeowner gives little thought to the condition or maintenance needs of their roof until it starts to leak, at which point it’s usually too late. With a little bit of care and planning,… Read more »