Unexpected Home Maintenance Costs for First-time Buyers

Unexpected Home Maintenance Costs for First-time Buyers

When budgeting for your mortgage, plan for home maintenance costs that you are likely to encounter. As a homebuyer, you expect to spend money on landscaping and replacing burned out light bulbs. Yet over the course of a year, other home maintenance needs may come up...
Six Steps to Improve Home Security

Six Steps to Improve Home Security

Home burglaries are among the most reported crimes in the US. According to FBI statistics, burglars tend to break in during the day when there’s no one around. Keep your property safe using these tips to improve home security, especially during the high-risk...
4 Advantages of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

4 Advantages of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

When you decide to list your home for sale, you’ll begin preparing it for potential homebuyers. While it is easy to focus your attention on the cosmetic aspects of your home, the physical condition of the home is often more important. When you order a pre-listing home...
5 Signs That You Need a New Roof

5 Signs That You Need a New Roof

Leaky roofs damage items in your attic and home and the moisture can lead to mold growth. Homeowners often only discover that the roof leaks when there is a heavy rain and it starts dripping inside. Don’t let this happen to you by learning the signs that you...
3 Health Risks Of Radon: Reasons to Test Your Home

3 Health Risks Of Radon: Reasons to Test Your Home

Health Risks of Radon In Your Home Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in the environment through the breakdown of uranium in the soil. Radon gas has been found in homes across the country. Studies show serious health risks of radon, so it’s...
Prepare Your Home for Fall in 6 Easy Ways

Prepare Your Home for Fall in 6 Easy Ways

The weather may still be warm, but now is the time to prepare your home for the cooler weather of autumn. When the days grow shorter and the nights longer, you will be glad you already got your home ready for the change of seasons. Now, at the end of summer, prepare...