Buying a house for the first time? These are the most important things that a first time home buyer needs to be aware of BEFORE beginning the process of buying your first home. 8 important Do’s and Don’ts you need to know!
Thinking of buying a house? Congratulations! Before you do, you'll want to check out these tips. Here, current homeowners are sharing home-buying advice for first time homeowners -- see when it's best to buy vs. rent a home, info about homeowners insurance vs. renters insurance, what you need to know about home warranties & home inspections, how to determine your moving costs, plus lots of great ideas for moving into a new home that will save you time & money!
Before you buy a new house, you need to do a roof inspection and look closely at the gutters. Here’s what you should look for now… to avoid costly repairs later!
Moving into a new house? You’re going to need some basic tools for small home projects! Here’s the list of tools that I recommend. They’re the ones I’ve used the most — after moving into my first home. This home tool kit list is my housewarming gift to you.
Here are the pros and cons of home security systems. Plus, a few statistics about home burglaries and security systems for home protection.
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.
Buying a home warranty or appliance warranty to protect the systems & appliances in your house? Our friends rave about theirs! I’ve listed the pros & cons.
Here’s how, why, and how often you should clean your air ducts — especially if you’ve recently remodeled, live in an area where there’s new construction, or have a lot of pets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you rent an apartment, or a house, then you’re probably wondering if you should buy renters insurance or not. So, who really needs to buy renter’s insurance? Here’s what you need to know about insurance for renters.
Did you know that each time a house is relisted for sale in the real estate market, it gets a new MLS number? Then, for their reporting, Realtors simply use the last MLS number when they print out their reports showing average days on the market for the homes in their area. Cumulative days on market are rarely, if ever, addressed.