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How to Decide on the Ideal Home Size for Your Family

Making the choice to purchase a new home is a major decision for anyone. Once you’ve settled on the idea that you do want to buy a home, there are many more options you’ll have to face; one of the most important is the ideal size of a home to best fit your family and […]

Five Tips for a Hassle-Free Moving Day

Moving vans are criss-crossing the nation in great numbers these days, as consumers take advantage of historically low mortgage rates to upgrade their living space and grab their piece of the American Dream. The New York Times reported recently that moving companies are so busy, they are turning people away, and in most areas of […]

Ten Tips for Reducing Your Electric Bill

The coldest weather of the year is upon us, and if you are like most Americans, you are looking for ways to keep your energy costs low. Following these simple tips will help you reduce energy consumption and lower your bill: Use a programmable thermostat. It will save you money because it can set the […]

Traditional vs. Open Floor Plans: Which One Is Right for You?

For years, open concepts have been touted as more conducive to modern living, yet traditional floor plans certainly have their own benefits, particularly for those who are spending lots of time at home. If you’re trying to determine which is right for you, read on to find out what each one has to offer. Open […]

How to Figure Out if You’re Ready to Buy Your First Home

Don’t rush into buying a home unless you’re sure that you’re ready. Here are some things you should do to prepare. Get Your Finances in OrderYour debt-to-income ratio can affect your ability to qualify for a mortgage. Credit card debt and auto or student loans can also make it difficult to afford monthly mortgage payments. […]

How to Find the Right Waterfront Property for You

Investing in a waterfront property is a way to ensure a maximum return while also providing you with a unique opportunity to enjoy a luxurious and exclusive view. If you’re thinking of purchasing a waterfront property, here are a few things to keep in mind to prevent overspending and to ensure your investment is sound. […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Plumbing in Winter

For those of us who live in a climate where temperatures dip below freezing during winter, special attention needs to be given to protecting our homes against harsh temperatures. Pipes, in particular, are prone to damage from freezing then bursting, leading to potential flooding and costly repairs. As with most home emergencies, preparedness is your […]

The Best Homebuying Strategy

You don’t want to throw money away on rent anymore, do you? Instead, you can build an asset that can grow large if you handle your money wisely. Your best strategy? Prepare financially—now. Down-payments. Small down-payments spell risk for lenders. You’ll pay a higher interest rate and you’ll have to get private mortgage insurance, about […]

New Trends for Nurseries in 2021

If you’ll be bringing home a baby in the next few months, you may be thinking about decorating a nursery—a cozy space designed to nurture, inspire and grow as your little one does. Whether or not you know baby’s sex, recent trends are to gender-neutral colors over traditional blues or pinks, partly because many parents […]

How to Avoid Becoming ‘House Poor’

If you’re searching for a new home, you may want to buy a house that has plenty of bedrooms, a sizable yard and various amenities. It’s easy to spend too much and wind up being “house poor.” Here are some tips to avoid that. What Does It Mean to Be ‘House Poor?’Being house poor means […]

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