Tips & Guidelines

Childproofing Your Home

Effective Ways to Childproof Your Home

When you have children, you worry about them and will take any means necessary to keep them safe. Surprisingly, many people are unaware of the dangers that lurk for children within their own homes. More than a third of all child injuries and death occur at home. It may sound obvious, but childproofing is a […]

Eco Friendly Home

How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

We all love the environment. It keeps us alive and healthy, after all! So shouldn’t we treat it with the respect it deserves by making our homes more eco-friendly? There are many changes you can make in your home to save more energy, water, materials, and money. Here we will show you how taking care […]

Home Energy Costs

How to Cut Energy Costs

You know it already—owning a home is expensive. Bills piling up every month can really stress a person out. Don’t let them. Starting energy saving habits and making some small changes in your home can make a real difference in your utility bills and ease the financial burden of homeownership.   Heating and Cooling Heating […]

Essential Tips for Single Homebuyers

Essential Tips for Single Home Buyers

Buying a home is a big step for anyone, but if you are a single home buyer the process could be even more daunting. There may be some challenges faced when buying a home independently, but it is possible! With enough planning and understanding, you can become a homeowner without relying on anyone else. Know […]

home-staging front lawn is your first impression

Easy Home-Staging Tips to Sell Your Home

If you’re preparing to sell your home, you may encounter some pressure when presenting your home to buyers. Home-staging is important when showcasing the best qualities of your home. Consider these easy home-staging tips from the experts to help you get the price you want, without breaking the bank, so you can make your next […]

Loan Estimate

Your Loan Estimate: What to Look For

After you apply for a mortgage, you will receive the most important document in the loan process—the Loan Estimate. The Loan Estimate is a three-page form covering important information regarding your potential loan. This form will give you an estimated interest rate, monthly payment, closing costs and more! This estimate does not necessarily mean that […]

How to Set Yourself Up for Mortgage Success

Set Yourself Up for Mortgage Success

As you begin the mortgage process, the information and paperwork can become overwhelming. From understanding the many mortgage acronyms to gathering all of the documentation– the application process can get confusing.  If you keep these simple tips in mind when preparing for your application, you can become a confident homeowner! Preparation is Key  Become an expert on your current financial situation by assessing every aspect of your […]

Neighborhood Family

3 Tips to Settling into Your New Neighborhood

With a big move, comes reorganizing, redecorating and a lot of settling in to make your new place feel like home. The process can be overwhelming. In addition to settling into your new home, you may have a new neighborhood to settle into as well. Here are our top tips for making a place for […]

6 ways to winterize your home

6 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Before these cold winds really begin, take a weekend to winterize your home. In addition to making your home more energy efficient, winterizing your home will also help prevent damage to your home from the snow and ice. 1. Protect your pipes Depending on where you live, you will need to protect your pipes from […]

FHA 203k Home Mortgage

Your Guide to FHA 203(h)

Did you know that there is a home loan specific for those recovering from a natural disaster? The FHA 203(h) loan is a great option for those who have become a displaced owner or renter due to a recent disaster such as flooding, storms or fires. FHA 203(h) loans are applicable to qualified buyers who […]