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4 Ways to Up Your Curb Appeal (Upgrades That Can Add Value)

4 Ways to Up Your Curb Appeal (Upgrades That Can Add Value)

As a homeowner, you shouldn’t ignore curb appeal. Keep your home in great condition, and you’ll likely see high property values and serious marketability when it comes time to sell. Let it slide, and the opposite could happen. Even if you’re not planning to sell anytime soon, refreshing your home’s exterior can add value or… Read more »

Advice For First Investment

Advice For First Investment

It is always exciting to think about the potential that any property investment holds, particularly when you’re new to the business. While buying your first rental property is almost certain to be a lucrative maneuver, it’s important to proceed with care. The good news is that all of the most common property investment mistakes have… Read more »

New Real Estate Rules Under Social Distancing

New Real Estate Rules Under Social Distancing

Buying or selling a home can be stressful even under ordinary circumstances. Unfortunately, the current state of the world is far from ordinary. The housing market is feeling the crunch, as fewer buyers want to get out and shop for a home, and fewer sellers want to take a risk with selling. This isn’t to… 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 »

Developing Your Isolation Routine

Developing Your Isolation Routine

Social isolation can be difficult, especially if you’re not used to it. It sounds easy on the surface: Just stay home! If you’re cut off from the social contact and day-to-day routines that you’re used to, though, this can have a significant negative impact on your mental (and sometimes physical) health. If you’ve been struggling… 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 »

Home Equity or Line of Credit: Which is Better for You?

Home Equity or Line of Credit: Which is Better for You?

As you make payments against your mortgage, you build equity in your home. This equity can be used to secure future loans, making it easier to refinance your home or cover certain other expenses. Depending on your needs, you might consider taking out a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit (HELOC)…. 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 »