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Green Home, Saving Energy

How do you estimate utility costs in a new home?  Whether you’re moving into your first home or upgrading to a better one, there’s a lot of change to be prepared for. You’ll have a new neighborhood to negotiate, a new household routine, and new spaces to fill with family and furnishings. One...

Cheap Home Improvements: More Affordable Home Upgrades

In an uncertain housing market, dropping big bucks on complex home improvement projects isn’t always the way to go.  However, with a little DIY know-how and a conservative amount of cash, there is a lot you can do to enhance both the value and enjoyment of your home.

Here are seven cheap...

Interior Remodeling

Tightening budgets are moving many to downsize their home life, an endeavor which may include adding a roommate to help share expenses.

USA Today reports that many downsizing homeowners and even apartment renters are seeking housemates to help cover their shelter costs. For some,...

Finance and Home Loans

Seller disclosure is critical to a smooth home sale and reducing seller liability, but not all homeowners are aware of its value to the home selling process.  Seller disclosure, the obligation of a home seller to tell any potential buyer about problems in the property, is only mandatory in...

Exterior Remodeling

If you're looking to increase your home's value without spending a lot of money, consider enhancing its curb appeal with a front door replacement. A home's exterior makes or breaks the first impression when prospective buyers see your home, and a spruced-up entryway can add as much as $24,000...

Buying or Selling a Home

What do home inspections mean for home sellers?

The process of selling a home can make the seller feel like they’re living in a fishbowl, with potential buyers and real estate agents evaluating, judging and otherwise picking apart the place they’ve called home for years. Just before the...