Here are the pros and cons of home security systems. Plus, a few statistics about home burglaries and security systems for home protection.
Moving/Buying/Selling A Home
Are you considering moving or buying or selling a house? Chances are you'll do all three at one point or another in your life and we want you to be prepared. We're sharing the best home staging ideas to help when selling your home and the things you need to know before you purchase home warranty insurance. We're also sharing our best packing tips for moving.
Should you buy a house or rent one? The hidden costs of home ownership were eye-opening to me when I bought my first home. Read this before buying a house.
Here are green moving tips to help you save money while being environmentally friendly. Some ideas: find green moving companies, reuse green moving and packing supplies, and don’t move every single item that’s in your house. More here…
The next time you need to move, I would encourage you to leave most of the work to professionals by hiring a man and van moving service. Here’s why… see the pros & cons of using man and van moving services.
See how to make your home entry more enticing when staging your home… because first impressions are everything when it comes to selling your house!
If you’ve been trying to sell your home for quite awhile, and you want (or need) to move right away, then you may be wondering what you can do with your unsold home. One way to keep from losing money each month is to rent your home. Here’s what you need to know before becoming a landlord.
Here’s what to do with unused rooms when staging your home for sale. Tips for decorating empty rooms inexpensively in order to attract potential home buyers.
Home warranties are NOT homeowners insurance. Nor are they any form of a guarantee. If you’re thinking of including a home warranty in your home sale, or if you’re thinking of purchasing an aftermarket home warranty for your own protection as you transition into your new home, here are a few things to consider.
Whether you are moving across town, across the state, or across the country, your moving costs can quickly add up. Here are the biggest line-items that greatly influence your overall cost to move.
Being a successful landlord will ultimately require that you understand both your responsibilities as a landlord as well as the rights of your renters. Here’s what you need to know before you rent out your house.
If you’re moving soon — or maybe you just recently moved into a new house — then you’ll want to update everyone with your new address. Thankfully, there are LOTS of fun and creative ways to inform people that you’ve moved. Here are some of the most unique ways to let your friends and family know that you are moving. Moving announcements done right!
Here you’ll find the best day to move, the best month to move, as well as the worst times to move. To make the moving process easier AND less expensive, consider these tips when choosing your actual moving day.
These are the most important things that first time homebuyers need to be aware of before they begin the process of buying their first home.
What’s the best DIY home improvement project that costs least, increases a home’s value most and has the greatest return on investment? Answer: cleaning & decluttering! See what the other 11 are.
You’ve seen shows like Flip This House featuring Armando Montelongo on A&E and Property Ladder with Kersten Kemp on TLC, right? Now you can try your hand at flipping houses yourself for free online. Play the online game called House Flip!
There’s nothing quite as scary as trying to figure out how to pack up your computer before a move so that you don’t damage it. Here are the best ways to pack computers in preparation for moving.
If you’re buying or selling a home, do you really need to hire a home inspector? If so, who pays… the buyer or the seller? Here’s what you need to know about home inspections and how to find a good home inspector.
Got a dog or a cat and a move in your future? Here are some tips for helping pets transition through a move. With a little preparation ahead of time, your pet can be comfortable for your upcoming move.
What do you know about your neighbors? Better yet, what do your neighbors know about you? Here are 6 legal ways to snoop on your neighbors online. They’re all free too.
Moving to a new town — or even just across town — and having to go to a new school and make new friends can be scary for kids. It’s normal for children to stress out about moving, but there are some things you can do as a parent to make the move less stressful for your children.
Great tips for finding free moving boxes, plus the best places to buy moving boxes online. This is a great place to start when preparing for a move and you need a bunch of boxes… fast!
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 home staging. In return, you can expect to get 10 times that back. Still, home staging is quite an elusive creature. How exactly do you stage a home? What are all the items in the home you need to look at? How much does it really cost to stage a home?
Here is a list of all the moving and packing supplies you may want to consider in preparation for your next move. These items can help you move faster… cheaper… smoother… and more efficiently.
Moving insurance is one of those things that people usually think they can get by without. After all, your moving or relocation company will cover any damage or destruction of your property while it’s being moved and during transit. Right? Well, not exactly.
Even before you show your home to the first potential homebuyer, you need to make sure your house is in pristine condition — inside and out. These things will help you sell your house fast.