Home Ideas and Tips
It’s Either a Tear down or A Remodel Older homes that served our grandparents and parents well may appear poorly planned for today’s families. They tend to be smaller with narrow lots, closed-off kitchens, and fewer bathrooms and bedrooms. On the other hand, older homes tend to offer character and quality craftsmanship that is unmatched … Continue reading Tear Down or ReModel?
American households today are poles apart from those in recent years, as living arrangements continue shifting to accommodate adult children, aging parents, and the generation between them. This change, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), can impact your insurance needs. “Longer life spans, decisions to marry later and the tight job … Continue reading Mom, Me and Junior: Insuring a Multi-generational Household
Many home buyers need help from friends and family to qualify for a home loan through co-signing. Of home purchase loans in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2017, 22.8 percent included a co-signer, up from 21.3 percent in the second quarter of 2016—according to a study by Attom Data Solutions, a property … Continue reading What You Should Know Before Co-Signing a Home Loan
Kitchens decorated with mostly white hues never seem to go out of style but there’s a fine line between white that’s serene and beautiful and white that’s stark and clinical. If you love the color white, here are some tips to make your kitchen modern and sophisticated: Include a little grey. Choosing a light grey … Continue reading How to Decorate Your Kitchen with White Hues
Nothing says, “Welcome to Adulthood” like buying a home. You’re taking on very real responsibilities, but you may not realize how far they reach and impact others. Meeting them will reward you and your family for years to come with more equity, happier neighbors and a better living environment for your family. Financial responsibilities: Paying … Continue reading Three Responsibilities of Homebuyers
To make your home more attractive to homebuyers, you could plant fresh flowers or you could put plants in containers and take your garden with you when you sell your home! Containers can accent your home’s personality – like washtubs for a farmhouse look or colorful fired pottery for a bohemian vibe. They’re the perfect … Continue reading Portable Gardens for Curb Appeal
Most buyers want a move-in ready home that’s clean, updated and functional and they’re willing to pay more to get what they want. Here are just a few improvements you can do that will go a long way with buyers. – Update the finishes. If you’re going to improve a room, update everything, even the … Continue reading Five Must-do Improvements For Resale