True Pool Costs

True Pool Costs

Ever wonder what the true costs of a pool are? If you’re thinking about installing one, make sure you also take into account the cost of insurance and maintenance. Even though pools can be a great way to create family memories, it’s important to take these costs into account so you don’t get any surprise expenses.

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22 Earth Day Tips For Your Home

22 Earth Day Tips For Your Home

Earth Day is meant to bring awareness to the ways we can preserve our planet and resources. As a homeowner, you can help the environment and your wallet, whether you are selling your home, buying a new home or simply taking advantage of low mortgage rates. Since Earth Day is April 22 this year, here are 22 ways you can cut back on waste and energy consumption.

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ABCs of Home Appraisals

ABCs of Home Appraisals

With mortgage rates amazingly low right now, it’s no surprise that many homeowners are looking to refinance to a mortgage with a lower rate. One of the most important factors regarding your ability to refinance is your home appraisal. Knowing how home appraisals work may be the key to understanding how the value of your home is calculated. Here is a quick recap of the appraisal process.

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Easy Solutions for a Problem Lawn

Easy Solutions for a Problem Lawn

I’ve been spending a lot of time hanging outside staring at my sad, patchy, pokey lawn, wishing instead it were soft and lush. As a result, I’ve spent the past few days researching and reviewing the solutions you need to take in order to fix a problem lawn. If your yard could use a little sprucing or needs some serious help like mine, this list should really help. Let me know how it goes!

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How To Rent Out a Room in Your House

How To Rent Out a Room in Your House

Many homeowners are struggling to make their mortgage payments these days. A great way to save some cash every month is to refinance your home loan. But, what if refinancing isn’t in the cards for you right now? What are your options? It may be a good time to think about renting out a room in your house. Taking in a boarder will increase your cash flow, but it will also increase your workload.

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