Home Remodeling Financing Options

joseph-disalvo / May 12th, 2017

Spring and summer are great seasons to make additions to your home, but many people are concerned about how to finance these projects. Did you know it is easier than you think? These are three popular avenues for homeowners to secure money for a home improvement or remodeling project: Home...

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Renter’s Insurance

Ben Freshman / October 9th, 2014

Do you have renter’s insurance for your apartment? If you don’t, then you could be liable for your property as well as your neighbor’s. Learn more here.

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How to Budget for a Kitchen Remodel

Jim Offutt / September 30th, 2014

A kitchen remodel is one of the best investments you can make for an older residence, and it has some of the highest returns of any home renovation. In fact, a major kitchen remodel can recoup as much as 74.20 percent of the total project cost. If you’re considering a kitchen remodel, here are a …

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How to Avoid Seller’s Remorse

Kristen Irons / September 18th, 2014

You’ve probably heard the term “buyer’s remorse,” a feeling of regret after a substantial purchase, but sellers can also get cold feet. When this happens, the seller panics and decides not to sell when a prospective buyer makes an offer. In real estate, seller’s remorse happens because sellers aren’t truly ready to part with their …

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4 Quick Home Renovations that Boost Property Value

John Hogen / August 28th, 2014

You don’t always have to dip into your saving’s to make your home look presentable to potential buyers. In fact, you can boost the property value of your home just by making a few updates. If you’re looking for the most value, renovations to the kitchen and bathroom provide the highest return, yielding an average return …

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Finding a Rental with a Large Dog

Kristen Irons / August 19th, 2014

If you’re the owner a large dog—especially a pup that is considered “high-risk”—you probably already know how difficult it can be to find a pet-friendly rental, let alone one that allows large, high-risk dogs. Property owners are often reluctant to rent to pet owners due to the inevitable wear and tear that occurs, even from smaller animals.

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