6 Free Ways To Learn More About Your Neighbors… Legally

The truth is with a little careful research online, you can find out just about anything about anyone these days. In fact this is one reason that some people (about 6%) decide not be Internet users at all. Still, there are times when it is critical to find out information about your neighbors. 6 Reasons You Might Want To Know More About Your Neighbors:1. The possibility that a neighbor may be a convicted sex offender.2. Your neighbors always seem to know what is going on in your house and … [Read more...]

Kids & Moving: 7 Packing And Moving Tips For Parents With Young Children

Moving can be a scary venture for kids, especially the younger ones.The whole idea of moving to a new town (or even just across town) and having to go to a new school and make new friends can make children apprehensive.It's normal for kids to not handle the strain of moving well, but there are some things you can do as a parent to make the move less stressful for your children... … [Read more...]

House Staging Tips: The Most Important Things You Should Do

We tend to mention home staging often here on The Fun Times Guide, probably because it works. For example, in Tips For Staging Your House To Get The Highest Selling Price, you can see why home staging is so important: If the home you're selling is brand new (or a flip), you should count on spending 1% of your home's asking price on "staging". In return, you can expect to get 10 times that back! Still, house staging is quite an elusive creature.  How exactly do you stage a home?  What are … [Read more...]

5 Creative Ways To Sell Your House Fast


It’s no surprise that it is hard to sell a home these days.  Even in the best areas, homes can sit on the market for months and even years.  While this is great for home buyers because they have their pick of homes, home sellers need to work extra hard to make a sale.  The longer a house is on the market, the more it costs the seller: You might lose out on your own home buying opportunities.  Or you could lose more money … [Read more...]

How To Stage Your Home: Tips For Staging Your House To Get The Highest Selling Price

We've got the blueprints completed and printed for our new log home. We are about to sign on the dotted line for the loan. Now we're just waiting for the county's final approval before we break ground. If all goes as planned, we should close by the end of the month and begin the excavation work to lay the foundation for our log home soon thereafter. With that in mind, it could be anywhere from 6 to 9 months before we move into The Fun Times Lodge (...wait til you see all the other fun names … [Read more...]