WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES?

Some of the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboard […]

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Money Saving Energy Upgrades that Appeal to Buyers

Money saving energy upgrades that appeal to buyers. Discover more home buying and selling tips. SHARON LEE Many sellers may shy away from renovating their homes before selling them in an effort to avoid spending unnecessary money. However, buyers today are often looking for energy-efficient amenities, which can be hard to come by in older […]

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Do You Know How to Prep Your Home For Summer?

Our friends at HomeAdvisor 5 important steps for prepping your home for summer. LINDSAY LISTANSKI     While summertime is perfect for outdoor gatherings with friends and family, it can also be a dangerous, and inefficient, time for your home. That’s why it’s important to have a preparation strategy in place before the hotter months arrive. […]

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HIDDEN HOMEOWNER COSTS

Budgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you’re just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of home ownership. Some of them are one-time expenses that you’ll pay during the home buying process, while others will be recurring costs for as […]

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12 Trending Designs to Bring Into Your Home Today

Houzz looks back at their latest stories to help you look ahead to your next design project. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Mitchell Parker Good design is all about the little things. A seemingly small decision or maneuver can pay off to create something big and captivating. Looking back on our articles for this week, we […]

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