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If you are in the home-buying process, evaluating the schools near your potential new home should be an essential factor in your decision. Good schools can add to the value of your home and create convenience for parents who want their children to attend good quality education.
Maintaining indoor air quality is an essential but often overlooked component of living happily in your home. It’s an invisible problem, but the costs can add up— from high energy bills to unpleasant health issues.
Part of the financial power of homeownership resides in your home’s equity. Home equity is the difference between the value of your home and how much you owe on it. Unlike rent, which goes into a landlord’s pocket, the equity you build in your home can be a valuable financial tool when the time is right. A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can give you access to that money, but like any loan, it has both pros and cons.
Prescott, Arizona, is steeped in history. The city has seen it all, from its Wild West roots as a former territorial capital to its modern-day status as an outdoor recreation destination. Founded in 1864 by ranchers and miners, Prescott was declared the capital of the Arizona Territory that same year. The city quickly grew in size and importance, with its founder, Dr. William Boyce Thompson, naming the streets after prominent leaders of the time.
When you’re about to put your hard-earned money into a home, you want to know everything you can about that home’s history. While there are common questions to ask about a home’s condition, history, and location, there are some questions buyers often overlook. Use these questions, and they can help you get to the bottom of potential pitfalls.
There are a lot of myths out there about home buying, and unfortunately, these myths can often deter people from taking the plunge into homeownership or lead them down the wrong path. Today, we're busting four of the most common home-buying myths:
Fall break is just around the corner, which may mean a family vacation! Unfortunately, in the run-up to a vacation, people often neglect to take simple steps to protect themselves from becoming victims of theft or vandalism. Here are a few safety tips to keep your home and possessions safe while you're gone.
Although the kitchen is deemed the essential room in the house, the living room comes in at a close second! It's where life happens, where you spend lazing evenings and is one of the first spaces you see upon entering your home.
Don't you want it to look luxurious?
Fortunately, you don't have to spend an excessive amount of cash to make it look like you spent a lot of money. In some cases, you won't need to spend a thing!
Here are ten sneaky tricks to make your living room look expensive:
The National Association of Realtors defines a home warranty as “a service contract, normally for one year, which helps protect homeowners against the cost of unexpected covered repairs or replacement on their major systems and appliances that break down due to normal wear and tear. Coverage is for systems and appliances in good working order at the start of the contract.”
There are a few things to consider when exploring home warranties:
Want to sell your home faster? Lots of everyday wear and tear that you don’t even notice can ding your home in the eyes of potential buyers. Here’s my list of ten simple improvements you can make to help your home sell faster: