How to Lower Your Utility Bills

Different utility bills spread across table while person with calculator figures the cost.With many Americans feeling the effects of high inflation, there’s no doubt that families across the nation are looking for ways to save money where they can. A common spending area they look at? Home utilities. Especially here in New England where the cold and dark winter season demands we turn up the thermostats and use more lighting, homeowners see those increases reflected in their monthly bills. Luckily, there are ways to cut back on energy usage, and therefore, costs. Let’s review ways you can lower your utility bills. [Read more…]

What Do You Do If Your Home Is Robbed?

Burglar opening a door that has a chain lock on itHomeowners insurance is there to protect your home from the costs associated with property damage or destruction, including both the home and your possessions within. This also extends to the theft of your possessions, paying out the funds needed to replace them. If you’re the target of a house invasion and robbery, here are some of the things you should do to help your home insurance company repay you quickly, as well as to help with future break-ins.  [Read more…]

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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