How to Make Home Renovations More Affordable and Worth the Effort

There’s no doubt that renovating your home is a great idea---particularly if you plan to sell your property any time down the line. The right home renovations can add value to your property, make it easier to market and sell and, most importantly, transform your house into a more comfortable, more beautiful haven for you, [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:02:44+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , |

Thinking Long-Term: How to Add Value to Your Future Home Sale 

Unless you plan to be in your home forever, you should always be considering its value---particularly when you choose remodeling projects, upgrades or even just go about the regular care and maintenance of your property. The right projects, upgrades, and care can mean a bigger ROI and more money in your pocket when it comes [...]

By | 2018-01-09T10:44:31+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Maintenance, Mortgage|Tags: , , , , , |

What Buyers Don’t Want: 4 Homebuyer Turn-offs to Avoid

It may be an inventory-strapped market, but that doesn’t mean people are willing to buy anything. Today’s homebuyers still want a great home, in a great location, at a great price – and sellers need to do their best to position their properties as such. Staging, adding some curb appeal and sprucing up the kitchen [...]

By | 2017-11-28T15:44:15+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Advice, Home, Maintenance, Mortgage|Tags: |

When to Repair or Replace Your Driveway

Your driveway is an important part of your home. It offers passage into your garage, space for parking, and a smooth surface for playing basketball or riding bikes. Your driveway also has aesthetic appeal, as it can enhance (or detract from) your home's appearance.

By | 2017-08-31T14:47:22+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Home, Maintenance|

Tracking Your Home Improvements

Home improvements let you personalize your living space, update your mechanical systems, and add to the value of your home. They also increase your home's basis, which is an important factor when eventually sold. Be prepared for tax time and home emergencies by keeping track of your home improvements.

By | 2017-11-06T15:44:32+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Home, Maintenance|

From Porch to Deck

While more recent trends in building have attempted to bring the porch back into fashion, the deck has become both the symbol and center for entertaining over the last twenty years.

By | 2017-10-24T16:33:31+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Home, Maintenance|Tags: |

Hiring a contractor

You’ve done enough research to know you’re going need multiple resources, a plumber, an electrician and a carpenter. To get this done right, you’re going to need a good contractor. Before you panic, here are the things you need to know about hiring a contractor

By | 2017-10-02T17:26:14+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Maintenance|

Where to Learn Home Improvement Skills

Your home is an investment and knowing how to properly maintain it makes good financial sense. By learning how to do your own home improvements, you can save money on repairs and upgrades. You also have more control over your home projects and will be better prepared to hire professionals for the jobs that are [...]

By | 2016-03-29T01:00:27+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Home, Maintenance|

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