Best place to raise a family in every state

Best place to raise a family in every state Choosing a place to raise children can be a daunting task for new families as well as seasoned parents. If it takes a village to raise a child, that may just extend all the way to your next door neighbor, 5th-grade teacher, or volunteer soccer coach. … Continue reading Best place to raise a family in every state

How to make a guest bedroom more welcoming for friends and family

How to make a guest bedroom more welcoming for friends and family (The Washington Post) THE CHALLENGE Heather Childs would like to make the 14-by-10-foot guest room in her Capitol Hill rowhouse a more inviting retreat for visiting friends and family but is struggling to arrange the furniture around the radiator and many windows in … Continue reading How to make a guest bedroom more welcoming for friends and family

Housing markets where buyers will find true bargains

From Business Insider 1/22/16 The term "bargain" is used generously in real estate. But when it comes to buying a house, how do you know if you're truly getting a deal? Online real estate listing site Trulia decided to find out if homes listed on its site and claiming to be a "bargain" — or something … Continue reading Housing markets where buyers will find true bargains

Buying a home is getting easier

Why buying a home is getting easier A new Federal Reserve study finds that it’s actually getting easier to qualify for a mortgage. From Yahoo Homes 11/17/14 It’s getting easier to buy a home If you’ve gotten turned down for a mortgage in the past few years, now might be a good time to re-apply. … Continue reading Buying a home is getting easier