Want to Buy a Home? Get Your Credit Ready.

If you are thinking of purchasing a home in the coming year, there are several things you should do before you ever step foot into a potential house. One of them is to review and improve your credit to help … Read more

Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

‘Tis the season to open your home to out-of-town guests. Whether they are just passing through for the night or plan to stay several days, you’ll want to treat your guests like the VIPs they are. Here’s how to make … Read more

7 Essential Winter Home Prep Projects

With winter on the horizon, now is the time to prepare your home for this unpredictable season. Properly preparing your home for winter will help keep you and your family comfortable, reduce heating costs and prevent structural issues that could … Read more

Get Your Move On — Money-saving moving tips

As exciting as it is to move into a new home, the process of moving out of the old one can be costly and time-consuming. And waiting until the last minute and being unprepared will only make things worse. With … Read more

Don’t Believe this Bad Mortgage Advice

When friends, family and co-workers find out you’re thinking about or are already in the process of purchasing a home, there’s a good chance you’ll run across at least one mortgage “expert” offering unsolicited advice. Of course they mean well, … Read more

Sitting Pretty — How to Furnish a Home on a Budget

Furnishing a new home is fun and exciting. Unfortunately, it can also be really expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of things you can do to lessen the cost of creating a comfortable, beautiful home that … Read more

Live in Color — How to Pick the Perfect Paint

One of the most exciting things you get to do when moving into a new home or updating your current living space is choosing how you’re going to paint it. Paint is a powerful, yet affordable, way to transform anything … Read more

Should you rent or buy? Ask yourself these 5 questions.

Any milestone life event, such as getting married or divorced, having a baby, relocating for a new job, or sending adult children out into the world, can put you in the position of having to choose whether to rent or … Read more

Small Space Living — 7 Ways to Make it Great

The Tiny House Movement is one of the fastest-growing housing trends in recent memory. Tiny houses are fully functional mobile living spaces that measure from 100-400 square feet. Obviously, fitting all of life’s necessities in such a tiny space poses … Read more

Bank on It — Home Improvements that Add Value

There comes a time in every homeowner’s life when home improvement projects take center stage. Whether you’re preparing to put your home on the market, or simply want to spruce it up and make some upgrades for your own enjoyment, … Read more