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
5 Simple Home Improvements to Increase Your Home’s Value

5 Simple Home Improvements to Increase Your Home’s Value

Some home improvements cost more than they are worth.  Here are 5 simple home improvements worth more than they cost!   Some projects will protect your dollars more than others if you’re planning to sell in a few years.  Invest your time and money wisely, and your home improvements can increase your home’s value. The Data Want to know how to get the most bang for your buck with a home remodel?  Check out Remodeling’s website.  Since 2002, this trade magazine for contractors and builders has been tracking common home improvement projects and how much of the cost of each...Read more