Pay Off My Mortgage Early?

~ Because not every set of advice will be great for you. But you have options. ~ I Wanted to Pay Off My Mortgage Early, Then I Realized This (Image credit: Apartment Therapy ) Ah, 2009. The year that first-time home buyers in America were majorly incentivized by government funding to get out of their … Continue reading Pay Off My Mortgage Early?

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Make Moving Day Go Smoothly

14 Items That Will Make Moving Day Go Smoothly JoKMedia/iStock For first-time home buyers and seasoned homeowners alike, moving day is a major drag. Sure, it's exciting to start the next chapter of your life in a brand-new place, but the process of moving is often a grueling, exhausting ordeal. Aside from having to sort through literally everything you own, you … Continue reading Make Moving Day Go Smoothly

HOME Survey June 2018

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Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home By Cary Teller Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are 10 of the most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent … Continue reading Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving

~ I completely agree with many of these ideas!! And have used them a bunch in the past! ~ 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving (Image credit: linerpics/Shutterstock) You just bought a new home or signed the lease for an apartment you've been coveting. Spending your discretionary dollars on a great piece … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving

How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

~ are you a lover of grass? read below to get the most out of your lawn! ~ How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You're Doing It All Wrong Aspheric/iStock Wondering how to water a lawn? Sadly, it's not quite as simple as just turning on the sprinklers and walking away. The … Continue reading How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean?

What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean? (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) Share Pin It Email 50 When you become immersed in the world of residential real estate for the first time, there are so many terms and phrases bandied about that it can make your head spin. One such phrase is "starter home." But don't worry. … Continue reading What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean?

States Drinking the Most Beer

~ Good thing these numbers were taken before the World Cup and that the World Cup in CA begins at 5am, otherwise the numbers would have been way higher 😉 ~ States Drinking the Most Beer Despite shifting tastes among millennials, beer remains the most popular alcoholic beverage in the United States. It is the … Continue reading States Drinking the Most Beer

The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers

The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers Many Americans have delayed purchasing their first home thanks to the fallout from the housing crash that began in 2007. Now, over a decade later, home prices and values have recovered in many areas across the country. First-time homebuyers need to act promptly before they get priced … Continue reading The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers