There are many components involved in buying a home, and everyone approaches this process in different ways. The amount of financial planning, long-term commitment and overall readiness to own a home are things that everyone considers before signing on the dotted line, but we wanted to examine some more exact home-buying tendencies. Using a study
Can you imagine something worse happening to your lawn and your sense of smell than your septic system leaking all that waste? We can’t either. The potential consequences of such an event could be time-consuming, wallet-breaking and potentially hazardous to one’s health. Literally all of your house’s wastewater exits through a pipe to your septic
You have bought your first home. You are so excited about ownership, all that extra space and remodeling potential. But in the midst of all that daydreaming is when you come back to reality a bit; exactly how much will it cost to repaint that room or put in brand new windows? Well that’s where
After the hard work of finding and buying a home, the next years (or decades) are spent enjoying and preserving your investment. Regular maintenance such as routine servicing, upkeep, and repairs are critical to keeping a home in good condition. From weekly chores to larger repair bills, all these purchases can add up in a year.
Home maintenance is essential for keeping your home safe and in good working order — but that doesn’t mean it comes cheap. Scheduled service, supplies, and repair costs can all add up. But it’s worth the investment: properly maintaining your home means prolonging the life of major systems and appliances, and keeping your family and
For many homes in the United States, each summer, air conditioners aren’t a luxury: they’re a necessity for comfort and health. That’s why it’s so troubling when an air conditioning unit fails, and as luck would have it, they often go out at the peak of summer heat when homeowners need them most. Fortunately, home
A home warranty service contract is designed to help homeowners manage the cost of unexpected home repairs. Home warranties go beyond what your homeowners insurance covers, taking care of properly maintained appliances and systems that fail due to normal wear and tear. How Home Warranties Work Most home warranties cost between $350 to $500 per
As a homeowner, you’re probably aware of how important it is to maintain your home. Cleaning gutters, trimming shrubs, evaluating your heating system – these are just some of the many important tasks you need to keep up on. But knowing when and how you need to check up on the different things in your