Relocating Made Simple

Relocating Made Simple

Okay, there’s really not a simple way to relocate … after all, you’re uprooting yourself, moving away from friends or family or both, leaving your comfort zone and la....

Thinking About Purchasing a Condo as Your Home?

Thinking About Purchasing a Condo as Your Home?

If you’ve been trying to decide how to finally own your home, buying a condo can be a good first step out of renting and into home ownership. There’s good news about condos....

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread drought problems, installing susta....

Why More Americans Do Not Own Homes

Why More Americans Do Not Own Homes

Even while home prices are on the rise—fueled by the low supply, low mortgage rates and investor buying—the number of Americans that own homes, as a percentage of the populatio....

Holiday Decoration Safety

Holiday Decoration Safety

Each year, fire departments across the country respond to home and structure fires caused by holiday decorations. In a study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2....

Should “Hidden” Costs of Buying a Foreclosure Keep me from Buying One?

Should “Hidden” Costs of Buying a Foreclosure Keep me from Buying One?

While the housing market in most places certainly has improved and the number of foreclosed homes on the market has decrease, they will always be foreclosed homes available for pur....