How to Get Your Millennial Out of Your Basement

In the past, leaving home was a right of passage when a young adult leaves for college and a career, leaving the parents with an “empty nest” at home. But in recent years, many millennials are choosing to return home instead of flying solo. In fact, it’s estimated that at least 14% of millennials (age […]

Life in a No-Car Garage Home with Uber and Lyft

While many families choose to live in a home with a car or two in the garage, there are times when it doesn’t necessarily make sense to spend money on the cost of a vehicle. Depending on your location and your commute, there might be possibilities to reduce your transportation costs by eliminating the car […]

4 Common Myths about Real Estate Agents

The real estate industry can feel confusing to someone who is getting ready to buy a home. Do you have a long list of questions about the purchase and your interactions with a real estate agent? Too often, both buyers and sellers enter the real estate market with misconceptions and common myths about the services […]

What You Need to Know: A Newbie’s Guide to Flipping a Home

Real estate investing can be a great option if you are looking to boost your income and build your financial wealth with time. But it can be risky if you are flipping a home without the right strategies to protect your investment. Too often, inexperienced investors buy a property with great intentions, and then later […]

Design Tips to Make a Small Bathroom Look Spacious

You don’t need to increase the square footage in your property to create a home that is spacious and comfortable. A little bit of design magic can go a long way to open up your rooms and give you the feeling that you are living in an open floorplan. One area that should be considered […]

How to Save Money on Moving Costs

The costs of buying a home can add up, so it makes sense that you are looking for ways to reduce your moving expenses. Instead of spending a lot of money on the movers, you can save that money for new furniture, home décor, or a grill to put on the back porch. Here are […]

What Does Your Dream Home Look Like?

Do you feel the excitement about buying a new home for your family? Many people are filled with hopes and ideas about what their dream home will look like. So it can be frustrating to begin your home search, only to find that you can’t locate a home that matches your preferences. Keep in mind […]

Self-Employed Buyers: Things to Consider for Your Mortgage Application

Mortgage qualification years ago required minimal paperwork for self-employed buyers. Any buyer, especially self-employed buyers with an average credit score and a social security number could qualify for financing without income documentation. But things changed after the mortgage meltdown and housing crash that started in 2008. Now lenders are a bit more cautious about approving […]

Is 2019 the Year You Will Buy a Home?

January ushers in a season when many people are thinking about their goals for 2019. Have you set a few New Year’s resolutions with the intention to improve yourself or your circumstances this year? While many people think about goals to improve health and wellness, you shouldn’t overlook the importance of improving your home for […]

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Family: A Safe, Comfortable Home

As you are wrapping gifts to put under the tree, it is important to think about the best gift you can give your family might not fit into a box. It is fun to open toys and clothes on Christmas morning, but these items often get lost in the back of the closets after the […]