Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

Telltale Signs Your Bargain Home Is Going to Cost You If buying a new home is your next big money move, make sure you’re not settling for something that’s going to cost you much more than you planned. Buying a house in need of repair can mean ample savings in the short term but a … Continue reading Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

11 home projects you should leave to professionals

11 home projects you should leave to professionals DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME You have to respect a self-reliant homeowner who takes on problems as they arise without calling for help. Some DIY projects can pay off, but others are better left to the pros. They're either too dangerous, too difficult, or simply too easy … Continue reading 11 home projects you should leave to professionals

8 DIY Ways to Sell Your Home for More

From House Beautiful 4/25/15 1. Modernize your house numbers. Don’t stick with those standard-issue digits. Here, more modern-style numbers play against a brick wall, and give a more traditional entry a bit more style. Find out how on Go Haus Go. Courtesy Go Haus Go 2. Or make them personal. Plain numbers not your thing? … Continue reading 8 DIY Ways to Sell Your Home for More

Build Your Own Awesome Pool

Just like this dad did Looks pretty inexpensive and fun.

Cover your legal bases before a home improvement project

From Zillow 11/5/14 We’ve all heard horror stories about home improvement projects gone wrong. In fact, many of us have likely lived through renovations and the headaches they can entail, including delays, shoddy work, unacceptable messes and fights with contractors.For most people, buying a home is the biggest financial investment they’ll ever make, and, understandably, homeowners want to … Continue reading Cover your legal bases before a home improvement project