How To Buy A Fixer

How To Buy A Fixer

  Need a heavily discounted property?  Try a fixer-upper!  But know what you’re getting into ahead of time…   Housing is expensive these days, whether you’re renting or trying to buy.  But our generation is much for handy and DIY-enthusiastic, so many hopeful homeowners are looking at “fixer-uppers” as a way to save some dough on the initial home purchase.  A home that has not been updated in many years, or one that is not habitable in it’s current state will be heavily discounted compared to newly renovated and move-in ready homes.  But beware of the risks and know what...Read more
10 Natural Ways To Combat Ants

10 Natural Ways To Combat Ants

  Have an ant problem?  Avoid harsh chemicals with these 10 all natural and effective solutions!   Ants feel very comfortable inviting themselves into my home.  This summer they seem to have spread the word that my kitchen is the place to be.  Nearly every morning I wake up to a sea of tiny moving black dots.  Yes, cleanliness is key, but those little rascals are relentless in finding any unguarded aromatic morsel in your home.  For those of us who like to avoid harsh chemicals in the home (especially important for homes with pets and/or small children), here are...Read more
10 Renter Remodel Ideas

10 Renter Remodel Ideas

If you are a renter and want to add some personality to your home, or a homeowner remodeling on a tight budget, here are 10 ideas that will upgrade your living space.   Many renters are understandably reluctant to spend money on home improvement features, and it can take homeowners years to save up for remodeling projects.  Even if your living situation is temporary or you are remodeling on a budget, don’t let that inspire a case of improvement paralysis.  There are several things you can do to freshen up your home, and the investment can even travel with you...Read more