The exciting thing about the housing market is that it is never static. The needs of buyers ebb, flow, and change over time.
What does this mean for home renovators? Well, it means you need to be in touch with what future homeowners want so... (Read More)
You can leverage your home’s value to gain access to needed funds. Whether you’d like to build an addition, remodel your kitchen or pay for your daughter’s undergraduate education, home equity loans and lines of credit offer attractive ways... (Read More)
Let the fellas have their man caves, their dude dens, their fortresses of solitude. Women of the world have but one reply: the “she shed.” It’s a tiny outbuilding in the backyard dedicated solely to feminine pursuits. Here’s how to get... (Read More)
There’s no doubt that upgrading your kitchen can mean big savings and personal satisfaction when it comes to your home. However, you may want to keep the following things in mind during the process:
Look past appearances. Yes, an... (Read More)
Tips on planning your mudroom |
Let’s face it: life is messy – especially when you walk in the door. Kids, dogs, raincoats, snow boots . . . it all gets dumped as soon as you get home. Not only does it make your entryway look unsanitary and... (Read More)
Some sellers are in denial about the value of their homes.
Whatever the reason, you could be overpricing your home when you put it up for sale. Recent studies by Zillow, the Journal of Housing Economics and Quicken Loans confirm that there’s a... (Read More)
Renovation ideas to fake high-end taste |
Okay, so you can’t afford renovations that make your home look like something from “House Hunters.” But that doesn’t mean you can’t use trickery to make your abode look like a million bucks... (Read More)
If you’re looking for a new home, it’s good to keep in mind that your rights are protected under the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: race or color, national origin... (Read More)
You need a new roof. Maybe you’d like to update the kitchen. Oh, and how about you refinance your existing mortgage while you’re at it?
It all may be possible with a Federal Housing Administration 203k loan.
The FHA 203k loan is one way to... (Read More)