Which state has the best schools?

The states with the best and worst schools For many parents, one of the most important considerations when choosing where to live is the quality of the local school district. It is, however, very difficult to measure the quality and effectiveness of one school system over another, and state school systems vary in many ways. … Continue reading Which state has the best schools?

DeClutter – Spring Cleaning – Purging. It all works, start here

55 (Big and Little) Things It's Finally Time to Get Rid Of Your new decluttering motto: #Ruthless. Life is too short to spend rifling through 50 shades of nail polish just to get to the makeup you actually wear. Instead of wasting time dealing with clutter, donate, toss, or delete these things that we promise … Continue reading DeClutter – Spring Cleaning – Purging. It all works, start here

Sellers – Read This!

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019 © Jed Share/Kaoru Share/Getty Images Big sand castle In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices. Lately, sellers have lost their edge … Continue reading Sellers – Read This!

Don’t let these tax breaks pass you by

Many older homeowners are missing out on this big tax break If you’re an older homeowner in need of more cash, many states offer a little-known way to slash your property tax bill.  In about two dozen states, older homeowners can legally defer their property tax bills, Money magazine reports. These programs allow you to … Continue reading Don’t let these tax breaks pass you by

Mom, Dad Can you Buy Me a Home?

As housing costs remain high, parents buy homes to give their kids a leg up When Laura Hameister and her family moved to a new home in the San Francisco Bay area more than a decade ago, she and her husband decided to hold onto their old house rather than sell it. Today, Hameister’s younger … Continue reading Mom, Dad Can you Buy Me a Home?

Packable Tiny Homes!

Flat-pack tiny homes you can build in a flash Stylish and speedy prefab tiny homes ~as you know I am a big proponent of tiny homes that add extra housing space to your current residence or allowing you to live that minimalist lifestyle you have been working towards!~ Building your dream home from the ground … Continue reading Packable Tiny Homes!

Buyers – What are you paying in maintenance costs?

Apartment Owners: Let’s Do the Math With Maintenance Costs How much does it cost each year to maintain your apartment? For apartment owners, that answer contains two elements: what you pay to buy the place and what you pay each month to carry it. These two factors, in theory, exist on a sliding scale to … Continue reading Buyers – What are you paying in maintenance costs?

Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving where?

Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Homeowner Ages in America People flock to different areas for a variety of reasons, but there's a trend age-wise. Which states have the highest homeowner age average, and which have the lowest? A recent LendingTree report that uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey ranked the … Continue reading Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving where?

Consolidate your Credit card debt? Yay or Nay?

5 Reasons Not to Consolidate Your Credit Card Debt Lyle Daly, The Motley Fool Motley FoolDecember 12, 2018 Debt consolidation isn’t always the best option. Check out these common reasons why you wouldn’t want to consolidate your credit card debt. GettyImages-932380504 More Image source:  Getty Images When you’re dealing with the stress of multiple expensive … Continue reading Consolidate your Credit card debt? Yay or Nay?

Riverside County is a’growin

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Riverside County is No. 1 in California for population growth in 2018 Riverside County’s population rose 27,386 in the year ended July 1, largest gain among the state’s counties. Now if only we could get more housing built and more higher paying jobs.... Check out the link here, also don't be afraid to scroll into … Continue reading Riverside County is a’growin