Prospective homeowners have a lot to think about before buying a home. Interest rates, the risk of owning an illiquid asset, and the future state of the housing market are all difficult questions that need to be answered before making a life-changing decision. One of the considerations potential homeowners must make is the cost of
Homeowners love DIY projects. And why not? It’s a great way to save money, learn how to improve your home, and even save time by taking care of small problems before a repair man can even make it to your doorstep. But some DIY projects are simply too big, dangerous, or specialized for the average
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With the housing bust still fresh in the minds of homeowners and potential homebuyers, it’s not surprising that many professions in the housing industry have a credibility problem. Just how much of a credibility problem may be surprising.
Getting business through Twitter is no easy task. Many real estate agents simply tweet out articles, randomly mention people, and expect that it will drive business their way. And while it might occasionally send referrals, consistent, long-term lead flow is something that is unlikely to come without a well thought out and executed strategy. The
A new bedroom in the attic or completely renovated kitchen can boost your home value by about $50,000. But you don’t have to make a huge investment to update your home with value-boosting projects. Often, small updates can make a big difference in the perceived value of your home. Try out these DIY projects that
New or old, every home has its share of small emergencies. Clogged toilets, kitchen fires, and leaky faucets can happen to anyone. Are your homeowner survival skills up to the test? We recommend that every homeowner take steps to solve minor emergencies before they become big ones with a small defense of homeowner survival skills.
Kids are back in school, the air feels a bit crisp, the leaves are starting to change, and all of the major stores have pulled out holiday items. It’s fall. And cooler temperatures are on their way. Is your home ready for them? Your home warranty covers properly maintained covered systems and appliances for normal