Insurance companies are a fickle friend – you need homeowners insurance for an endless number of reasons, but realtor.com warns of a few pitfalls that can result in hiked insurance rates or worse – policy cancellations. Here are some things to avoid owning, or if you do own, be prepared to pay a higher premium:
Picasso had a blue period, but you don’t have to be a 20th century Cubist artist to appreciate blue kitchen design.
Not all homes are created equal. If history is something you look for in a house, know the difference between an OLD home and a HISTORIC home, and everything that comes with it.
The prediction for mortgage rates and where they will go next (up, down, or remain low) is uncertain, according to economists quoted on realtor.com.
It’s the season to porch-sit.
As summer rolls into fall, there’s nothing like enjoying your outdoor space at home. But if you lack in outdoor seating, you don’t have to break the bank to accommodate your family and friends while watching the leaves change.
As a new homeowner, you may not be abreast of all you need to know about maintaining your home – least of all how to budget for it.
Family tradition of homeownership can influence future generations of home owners, according to a study by Trulia.
Many new home buyers are considering investment properties, such as duplexes, to live in one unit and rent the other. Here are some things to know about duplexes before making the leap to landlord!
Home ownership is a cool new path many are pioneering these days, but it’s sometimes hard to know what you should prepare for, precisely. Here is a list compiled by Yahoo of a few things that will help you be ready to deal with the unexpected!
Chances are you’ve seen them everywhere, and perhaps you’ve wondered, “What’s up with all this pineapple business?”. Pineapples are currently storming interiors and exterior home design, and are pretty much everywhere you turn!