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2015 Programs for Home Buyers

2015 Programs for Home Buyers

Although the federal government has offered homebuyer programs in the past, for Tax Year 2015, most of the available home buyer programs will be at the local and state levels. State and local agencies, along with lenders and non-profit organizations often offer support for homebuyers in the form of grants or lower-interest loans, or assistance…Read More »

Should You Buy a Mobile Home?

Should You Buy a Mobile Home?

Have you ever considered owning a mobile home? Mobile homes can be a great choice for many reasons, and today’s mobile homes often feature state-of-the-art designs that make them very comfortable and desirable. If you’re wondering whether or not a mobile home is right for you, here’s what you should consider. Price One of the…Read More »

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Selling a home brings with it a sizable dose of uncertainty as well as a heaping helping of stress. It’s no wonder that home sellers can feel anxious or depressed during the process. Although it’s common to feel a little overwhelmed, it doesn’t have to overtake your life. Here are several tried-and-true ways to beat…Read More »

Screen in Your Porch

Screen in Your Porch

Do you feel like you’d get more use out of your porch if it were screened in? Screened in porches combine the best of indoor and outdoor rooms, and they can be affordable if you already have a porch. Here’s what to expect if you decide to take on the project this summer. Costs First,…Read More »

What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

When you’re moving, it seems like unpacking boxes is a chore that never ends. But there will come a day when every last box is empty. The question then becomes – what do you do with all those empty boxes? Check out these great ideas for giving new life to all those old boxes that…Read More »

Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Do you wish you could get a handle on the chaos inside your kitchen cabinets? Or maybe you’ve just moved into a new home and want to start off with cabinets that are well organized. Whatever your motivation, it’s actually pretty simple to organize your kitchen cabinets and keep them that way. Here’s how. Declutter…Read More »

Telltale Signs of Infestation

Telltale Signs of Infestation

Do you have a sneaking suspicion the house you’re interested in buying might have a pest problem? Whether it’s ants in the kitchen, termites in the walls, or raccoons in the attic, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. When you’re viewing homes, keep a lookout for these telltale signs of infestation. Damages to…Read More »

Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Is painting the outside of your home on your to-do list this summer? There’s nothing that spruces up the exterior more than a fresh coat of paint, especially if you’re getting ready to sell. If you’re planning to do the painting yourself instead of hiring a professional, follow these tips to get the job done…Read More »

Sneaky Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Sneaky Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Do you dream of owning your own home, but feel like you’ll never have the money for a down payment? While saving for a down payment can seem like a daunting task, it isn’t impossible. In fact, there are ways to begin saving right now that won’t put a crimp in your lifestyle. Here are…Read More »

What to Know About Starter Homes

What to Know About Starter Homes

Is it finally time to buy your first home? That’s so exciting – congratulations! While the home buying process can be a little intimidating when you’re doing it for the first time, you’ll worry less if you arm yourself with knowledge. Here’s what you need to know about starter homes when you’re ready to begin…Read More »