4 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm and Safe This Winter

Woman looking from a window of her house on a cold and snowy winter,With the winter weather, this is the season you’ll be spending the most time in your home, especially if you’re hosting the holidays. With the weather outside so frightful, it’s important that your home is ready for winter, especially when it needs to beat back the freezing temperatures, ice, and snow. Put a little work in right now to avoid issues mid-holiday, as well as to nip any winter home damages in the bud. Here are four places to focus on keeping your home warm – and safe – this winter. [Read more…]

5 Helpful Tips for Selling Your Home

Welcome to the journey of selling your home. This journey can be both exhausting and exciting as you learn the various steps and tasks of putting your home on the market. Today we will go over 5 tips that you will want to know when selling your home, in addition to some ways to make this journey faster and easier. [Read more…]

Buying Your First Home

Bbuying your first homeuying a home for the first time can be a daunting, nerve-wracking experience, especially if you don’t have the proper resources.  You should begin as soon as you can, probably about a year ahead.  If you are purchasing your first home and are not familiar with the process, continue reading to see what you should expect when buying your first home.

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Rent or Buy a Home

rent or buy a homeOwning a home is part of the American dream, but today’s housing market is much different than it was years ago when it was easier to buy. The rent or buy a home debate has been a hot topic. It’s impossible to decide whether renting or buying is better because certain factors come into play depending on your situation.

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Protecting Your Home from Storm Damage

House in bad summer thunderstormFrom floods to falling trees, ensuring that your home is protected during a storm should be at the top of your list as a homeowner. Each year homeowners spend thousands of dollars on repairs that could have been avoided if their homes were protected properly. The number one reason why repairs can be so costly is that homeowners are often not prepared well enough. There’s a famous quote by Benjamin Franklin stating, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”: when it comes to storm preparation, nothing could closer to the truth. Here are some tips on how to make sure that you will be prepared this upcoming storm season for whatever may come your way! [Read more…]

Looking Out for Your Home: Heating Safety

In 2011, according to the National Fire Protection Association, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 53,600 reported U.S. home structure fires, with associated losses of 400 deaths, 1,520 injuries, and $893 million in direct property damage. These fires accounted for 14% of all reported home fires. And these numbers rise with exceptional the brutal and further-reaching winters seen in more recent years. Here are some tips to keep in mind when heating your home to avoid home fires. [Read more…]