Five simple and cheap fixes that add value to your home

Do you have a big renovation you are itching to do but not the time or budget? Here's five simple home improvement projects that are easy and won't break your budget. 

Refinancing or not can make your home a better investment

Homeowners don't always consider how refinancing can affect their home as an investment. Here, we break down the main factors on what you should consider when looking into a refinance and what your strategy should be in refinancing, when looking at your home as an investment.

2019-07-04T15:13:26-04:00May 1st, 2017|Home, Home financing, Owning a home, Refinancing|0 Comments

How to lower your property tax

Home values are up across the country and many of us are feeling the pinch on increases in property tax. Here, we address why property taxes go up, how they are assessed, what you can do to lower your property tax and how to appeal an property tax assessment. 

Best tools and gadgets for homeowners

What are some of the best tools and gadgets that female homeowners simply rave about? Hear about them in their own words - what are they? What makes them indispensable? Why do they love them? Learn about new household tools that can improve your life, solve a big problem or simply inspire awe. 

What is an adjustable rate mortgage?

Find out exactly how adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) work, how and when they adjust, and whether they are they good or bad? Whether you wondering if you should get an adjustable rate mortgage or if you want to understand your own adjustable rate mortgage, we break it down for you. 

2019-07-04T14:53:39-04:00April 14th, 2017|Buying a home, Home, Home finances, Owning a home|0 Comments

Energy efficiency upgrades that boost home value

Are you thinking about what home improvement upgrades you want to make? The data shows that you'd be wise to throw some energy efficiency upgrades into the mix. Find out what energy efficiency upgrades add the most value and save you the most money on energy costs. 

Is your home a good investment?

For every story of someone making a lot of money off of buying a home, there seems to be another of a homeowner experience gone awry. So what’s the deal? How do you know if your home is going to be a good investment? Here, we break it down for you so you can know how to know if your home will be a good investment or not. 

Tips from an expert about your bathroom renovation

We covered how to remodel a bathroom step by step, but now we're turning to an architecture expert, Maria Gray, to get the inside scoop on the pitfalls, challenges, trends and opportunities when renovating a bathroom.