Do you sit at your desk and daydream about white linens, lush spaces, and a quiet Cape Cod retreat? What about nautical designs and spacious outdoor seating for your friends and family? You can enter the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway® 2015 for your chance to win that, and more!
At Quicken Loans, we’re all too aware of the intricacies of the mortgage process – it’s what we specialize in, after all. But, if you’re entering the home-buying market for the first time, it can be a bit of a struggle to figure out what you should be doing and at what time. Don’t fret! Just in time for the holidays, we here at the Zing blog would like to give you the gift of preparation. Here’s our list of things you might not consider (but you totally should) before buying your home – broken down into phases of the home-buying process.
If you’re thinking about buying a home, 2015 might be the year to get into the market. If you’re on the fence, here are the top five reasons you shouldn’t wait another year.
Although vacationing during the cold winter months is exciting, it’s important to take care of all the mundane details before leaving your home for a significant amount of time. Nobody wants to worry about the safety of their home while vacationing, and you won’t have to if you take these steps.
A new phenomenon is affecting the mortgage and real estate industries. People who bought a home or refinanced in the last few years have such a ridiculously low mortgage rate that they don’t want to move and have to accept a new mortgage with a higher rate. But the reality is that these people might be making a costly mistake.
Characterized by bright colors, woven fabrics and handcrafted pieces, southwestern-style decorating takes influences from Native American, Spanish and Mexican art. Whether you live out west and want your home to reflect your surroundings, or you simply want to incorporate colorful or handmade items into your existing decor, here are some tips to help you embrace southwestern style.
Summer has arrived! Keeping your kids occupied and off the couch can be a difficult task. Here are five lifesaving backyard activities that are easy and fun for everyone!
In recent months, my wife and I have been on the hunt for a house. Fortunately the search is over, but in the course of looking for our dream home, we were treated to a few – shall we say – interesting approaches to decorating. These screaming, shrieking examples of what NOT to do, are worth mentioning:
Quicken Loans websites are not vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug because of changes that were made immediately when the bug was announced on Monday, April 7. We’ve tested our changes, verified that we’re not vulnerable to it, and our technology and security teams continue to monitor all activity.
There are plenty of ways to ease the fear of flying – before even taking off. The best part? They don’t require a prescription, and they’re simple, too! Check out these four ideas before your next trip, and you may be pleasantly surprised at just how friendly the skies can be!