8 Fall Lawn Care Tips to Get Grass Ready for Winter

Fall is a great time to make sure that your lawn is healthy and ready to sleep during the winter season. Although growth rates of your lawn can drastically slow down during the fall compared to summer lawn growth, you may be surprised at other maintenance that is important to do during this cooler time of…

The New Homeowner’s Guide to Preparing for Extreme Weather

Earning the title of homeowner is a big financial step, so as a new owner, you’ll probably do anything in your power to protect your investment. Homeowner’s insurance covers certain types of weather-related damage, wind damage associated with hurricanes or tornadoes, but it only kicks in after the damage has been done. So why not…

These 15 Home Improvements Deliver Big Insurance Discounts

when it  comes to homeowners insurance, it’s easy to set it and forget it. After all, most consumers only think about insurance when they’re getting a filing a claim or scoring homeowner insurance discounts when it’s time for a new policy. But if you take that approach, you could be leaving money on the table….

5 Fantastic Fall Fix-ups Your Home

As summer turns to fall, so begins what is known as the “Goldilocks Season” for home improvement. The weather’s not too hot and it’s not too cold—just right, in fact, to take on a range of projects around the house! So don’t let the comforts of Goldilocks Season pass you by without making the most…

11 Easy Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Bathroom remodeling is often high on homeowners’ wish lists, with better storage, a more functional floor plan and ease of use for all family members in the bargain. But bathroom remodeling can be expensive. Luckily, you don’t need to tear into walls or completely reconfigure plumbing to get great results. Instead, consider making small-scale changes…

Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer scenarios are heating up, so it’s important to get pre-approved before you start your search. This way, you can put your best foot forward – quickly and efficiently – if you’re planning to buy a home this season….

Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, there are perks today that are rarely available, and definitely worth looking into. Here are the top two. The Biggest Perk for Buyers: Low Mortgage Rates The…

Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), June hit a much-anticipated record-setting rebound to ignite that spark. According to NAR, home sales…

Does Your Home Have What Buyers Are Looking For?

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back to the market. According to Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at realtor.com: “Sellers continue returning to the market at a cautious pace and further improvement could be…