When you buy a home, you’re investing in a community. You’ll spend a significant amount of time and money supporting the schools, community organizations and commercial centers in the area. Before you make the final decision, take a good look at the location and make sure it fits your lifestyle. Read on for MORE…
Now that you know what you’re looking for, the next step is figuring out what type of home you can afford. A review of your income, savings, monthly expenses and debt will be necessary. Click HERE to read more.
A home renovation can be an overwhelming experience with high stakes for your clients. There’s creating the overall vision of the project, gauging its financial feasibility, finding a reliable contractor, and hoping for a smooth construction process. But an important consideration that often falls by the wayside is making sure the project is adequately insured.
Whatever a home remodel entails, it’s important that all the players involved are insured—from the homeowner, to the general contractor, to any subcontractors involved, says Mark Komiskey, Director of Homeowners Products at Esurance.
Here are five insurance tips to help keep financially sound as you consider a home renovation.
Fall lawn maintenance isn’t just about clearing away leaves, says The National Association of Landscape Professionals. Your clients will want to do a few things in their yard not only to prep it for the colder months, but to ensure that it’s in good shape for spring.
Maintaining a healthy lawn is also great for a home’s curb appeal, and just adopting a standard lawn care program can recover 303 percent of the project cost, according to the 2016 Remodeling Impact Report: Outdoor Features.
Consider these lawn tips and remember that lawn care is something you need to think about throughout the year.
Looking for a house to buy? This article will help you create a prioritized list of features to narrow your search.
What makes some neighborhoods healthier than others? Researchers point to several factors, including access to high quality education and higher incomes that have been linked to longer life expectancies. Also, areas that offer residents more opportunities to exercise, walk or bicycle. Read more HERE.
For home shoppers, the fall likely will be the best time to buy.
Why? Read on…
You’ve finally saved up enough for a down payment on a home. Now make sure an innocent mistake with that big chunk of change doesn’t delay the purchase.
To read about these three mistakes, click HERE.