Buying a home is a wonderful milestone in a person’s life. However, it’s no secret that it costs quite a bit of money to complete the process. Make sure you’re prepared for additional costs in terms of homeownership by factoring them in to your savings amount and the purchase price of your home. New Roof [...]
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Homeownership is a huge achievement; the feeling can bring out true confidence. But there can be challenges along the way. Maintenance is an underestimated issue some homeowners don't consider, especially lawn maintenance. Suppose you're not the type of individual that thrives in DIY or worries about utility bills. Then this can bring a damper to [...]
Pest control has become vital in our day to day lives. As we continue to grow and expand homes and businesses’, we push pests out of their natural environment and into ours. Professional pest control can be pretty pricey depending on what they are treating and how often they have to service the area; but [...]
With society being more environmentally conscious, solar panels are being looked at as an alternative way to produce energy. Further, with inflation out of control, everyone is looking for ways to cut down expenses these days. For some, using the sun and their solar panels to provide energy for their home thus lowering their energy [...]
Are you in the middle of staging a home? House staging on your own can be stressful and adds hassle to selling a home. You wish the home would magically sell itself; unfortunately, that's not how it works. No worries, here are the top three things you can implement to make house staging less stressful. [...]
When it is time to sell a home, any good real estate agent will first tell you that you need to declutter. When a buyer walks into your home, they shouldn't be met with all your many belongings. Before even considering putting that sign up, take the steps needed to prepare. Many areas of the [...]
Homeownership comes with a lot of responsibility. This includes prepping your home for the fall/winter months ahead. If you need help coming up with tasks to start working on, here’s a list to get you started. Clean out Gutters Cleaning out your gutters is a great first step in prepping your home for fall and [...]
With interest rates rising and lenders scaling back on loaning money, will purchasing a home in 2023 even be possible? Let’s take a look at the current market predictions for next year to see if it’s something you should pursue. Mortgage Rate Increases A huge factor in home affordability is mortgage rates. An article written [...]
Not everything can be done without the help of professionals, but many can. Why spend your money on something you can handle with a bit of time? Being a homeowner means that there is no one to call to fix things for you for free. You are the one that has to take charge and [...]
Decorating is expensive, no matter what budget plan. Sometimes, it feels inevitable to overspend, finding yourself spending hundreds or even thousands from impulse shopping. Especially if you're not keeping track of your spending, what can affect you is decorating last minute and rushing through your purchases. Oddly enough, stores have mastered the marketing of knowing [...]