Monthly Archives: November 2013

How to Improve Your Credit Score to Buy a House

There are obstacles that many people face when buying a home, particularly for the first time. Bad credit is a problem that plagues many potential homeowners. Your credit score is a direct factor in the decision of your loan approval […]

Make Your House Work for You

A home is probably one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. As with all investments, you hope to get the best possible returns. You can make your home work for you and make substantial money from it even while […]

Proper Fence Etiquette

Practicing proper fence etiquette is absolutely essential to avoid disputes with your neighbor. Remember that if you get a fence installed, ensuring that both sides of it are well-maintained is your responsibility. While installing a new fence, following zoning regulations […]

Choose Home Security Systems Smartly

There’s been a steady spate of house burglaries in the recent past. Each break-in costs homeowners dearly. The installation of a home security system provides a strong deterrent. Crooks get the message that your home isn’t an easy target and […]

Top Home Refinancing Tips

If you’ve been waiting for an ideal time to get a home refinance, now is the time to get into action mode. In spite of being slightly underwater on your loan, if you have a good credit rating, some perseverance […]

Cash-Out Refinance or Another Loan?

You need some money and are considering taking a loan against the available equity of your home. Maybe you’re not aware of the different options available. Let me list them for you. You could refinance and get some cash out […]

How to Prepare a Fireplace for Winter

Winter is coming. Now is the time to prepare a great fireplace for your home. A fireplace is the best way to create a relaxing warm ambience and to enhance your interior. An average homeowner should be able to do […]

Everything You Need to Know about Homeowners Insurance

Not a lot of people get excited when they hear the word insurance. But buying a home without a homeowners’ insurance is nearly impossible unless, of course, you are an all-cash buyer. Nearly all mortgage lenders ask their borrowers to […]

Common Mistakes that Homeowners Make

No homeowner is perfect. Owning a home can be difficult, especially if you are a first-time homeowner. Your home is one of the most valuable investments you will ever make, and your decisions as a homeowner could affect your home […]

How to Rent an Apartment with a Prior Eviction

Finding and renting an apartment is an involved process, but what if you have a past eviction? Well, unfortunately, it may make it even more difficult for a tenant to rent an apartment. An eviction will who up on a […]