Posts Tagged: "homeownership"

Living

Spring Cleaning Checklist

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It’s that time of year again! The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing and your home is in desperate need of a good Spring cleaning! So unless you hire...

Real Estate

Why You Should Always Pay Your HOA Dues

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In most cases, planned communities such as condo complexes, town homes, exclusive neighborhoods or suburban housing developments have homeowners associations – a group that handles the maintenance and operation of...

Real Estate

5 of the Most Expensive Home Repairs

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Home ownership comes with a lot of responsibilities, among which include regular maintenance and making any needed repairs. While many home repairs can be done on a budget, some can...

Mortgage

Americans Still Dream of Homeownership

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You may think that after almost five years of dealing with the mortgage crisis and its aftereffects that many Americans would have soured on the idea of homeownership. Au contraire!...

Living

Tips for Preventing House Fires

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The devastation caused by many fires is preventable. According to the US Fire Administration, 18,000 Americans are injured and 3,500 die each year in fire related accidents. Although some fires...

Living

Remodel or Relocate? Pros and Cons

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Despite it being your domicile for several years, you’re staring to think your home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Perhaps you’re tired of the outdated bathroom, frustrated by...

Real Estate

Homes of United States Presidents

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Susan Galleymore of Inman News put together a really interesting article on the homes of US Presidents. Here are a few interesting tidbits: George and Laura Bush own a 4,000...

Real Estate

What is a Real Estate Survey?

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A real estate survey (commonly called a property survey) is a document that details the boundaries and physical features of a property. In the United States, property surveys must be...