Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

Something to think about © Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Gardener mowing the lawn at backyard Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week We get it—there’s nothing as satisfying as looking out at a freshly mowed lawn on a summer’s day. Mowing your lawn means keeping those weeds and wildflowers tame around … Continue reading Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

Median Home Price

What do you think it is in your state? This map shows how much it costs to own a home in every US state There are an estimated 76.7 million homeowners in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which recently released its 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. Their homes are worth a median … Continue reading Median Home Price

Are you sitting on Home Equity?

Homeowners are sitting on a record $6 trillion in equity. Why aren’t they using it? Rising interest rates are making lines of credit more expensive... and Americans may still be leery of cash-out refis American homeowners have amassed a record $6 trillion in equity in their properties, a figure boosted by surging home prices and … Continue reading Are you sitting on Home Equity?

3 Tips to avoid homebuying regrets

~ Don't dip into your Retirement to buy or sell your house, word of advice ~ Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why Megan Leonhardt | @Megan_Leonhardt 6 Hours Ago CNBC.com  Mint Images | Getty Images Millennials aren’t exactly jumping for joy after purchasing their homes. About four in 10 millennials are … Continue reading 3 Tips to avoid homebuying regrets

6 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying A Home

~ Don't be afraid to ask me any questions you have even if you have completed a home purchase before!! This is my calling to help make this as easy and painless as possible! ~ 6 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying A Home If only Phil Dunphy were here with me now. ABC/Modern Family … Continue reading 6 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying A Home

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House Open houses can be exciting, no matter whether you're actively house-hunting or just a nosy Nellie. These events offer a pressure-free (okay, mostly pressure-free) way to scout out any homes on your radar—and maybe even find your dream space. But staying on your best … Continue reading 11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

~ THIS!! ~ What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) So you want to make a cool $100,000? Popular HGTV shows lead you to believe the secret to getting rich quick is to start flipping houses. From Chip and Joanna Gaines, to Tarek and Christina El Moussa, there are plenty … Continue reading What HGTV Doesn’t Tell You About Flipping Houses

What to Keep and What to Lose When You Move

How to Decide What to Keep and What to Lose When You Move © Getty Images Moving lets you decide which items should stay and which should go. Moving forces you to sort through everything you own, and that creates an opportunity to prune your belongings. It's not always easy to decide what you'll bring … Continue reading What to Keep and What to Lose When You Move

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

Everything you need to know before making your 1st home purchase

~ Let me know if you find this informative, or if brings more questions to mind than answers. And from my own personal experience the biggest was the adjustment financially and in my life. ~ I’m a millennial who just bought their first house — here's everything you need to know before making the purchase … Continue reading Everything you need to know before making your 1st home purchase