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Realtors, sellers, friends, family, and junk mail all have opinions on home warranties, or horror stories of something going wrong just months into a new home. Educating yourself before you buy a home can help you decide if a home warranty is, well, warranted.

Most people hear the words “time share” and immediately think of scam artists and empty bank accounts. But most folks don’t understand what a time share is to begin with. There may be some risks involved, but going in with both eyes open can allow for a profitable decision anyway.

Despite its name, spring cleaning can come any time of the year. Just about everyone’s life could benefit from a good clean out, right? Having a system from the beginning will help get it done, force the unnecessary clutter out, and maybe even help a few people along the way.

There’s still plenty of time to get on track for a productive 2020, and you don’t need to go about this alone. You can use your devices to keep up with your goals — all you need are the right apps.

Working from home is far more complicated than getting paid to “sit around all day”. In fact, there are many remote workers who have let their work life take over their home. It is important to set some boundaries to prevent your work life from creeping into your family life. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to be if you follow these few simple rules of working from home.

Salt, ice melt, and other chemicals are great for safety, but they can take a toll on the vehicle itself. Add to that the natural hazards of extreme cold, snow, ice and the rest, it’s best to take the initiative to keep the car protected from the ravages of winter.

Whether a child has moved into a new stage of life, the cartoon characters have become passé, or it’s just time to shake things up, remodeling a child’s room can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be one that breaks the bank.

Many people see investing as the mystical key to wealth, but at the same time, too complicated for the average investor and requiring a lot of extra income to do successfully. This is not the case. Investing can be complicated, but it does not need to be, and it certainly is not only for the super-rich.

Most people would like to find a way to step away from toxic chemicals for cleaning, and these simple ingredients might just be the solution. With a few tweaks, any house can be scrubbed and shined without leaving behind any hazardous pollutants.

Before searching for a home, it is wise and financially responsible to prepare and determine what is affordable. There are 3 important items that a potential mortgage lender should consider before applying for a mortgage.

As fun as it is to dream of decorating the grand entrance hall of our new mansion for the holidays, reality is often smaller than that. But even in a small space like an apartment or sublet, it’s possible to make a seasonal impression.

Frozen snowscapes are beautiful, but snow and ice affect the house and the car, too. It is best to know what to do in case of an emergency, so that a snow day remains a fun memory, and not a family disaster.

When Refi Isn’t Right

Refinancing while rates are low can be quite tempting, but it’s not always the smartest choice. Before calling up your mortgage lender, consider these reasons why putting your refinance plans on hold may be a better move.

Even though we’re barely stepping into the cooler months and getting prepared for everything from Christmas to blizzards to making sure our pipes don’t freeze up, it’s the perfect time to get prepared for spring remodeling.

There is nothing quite like the ambiance that a fireplace can create, with family gathered around to appreciate its warmth and pleasing light. Of course, an open fire is dangerous, so keep these tips in mind before you light the logs.

Are robot vacuums really worth the hype? Can they replace cleaning services? Are cleaning services really needed? Let’s dive into qualities of both to see which is right for you.

Purchasing a home, especially for first time homebuyers, is an exciting time in life. Style, location, and budget all are at the forefront of every buyer’s mind. However, even for couples who don’t have children, considering schools when purchasing a home is also important.

While home alarm systems have been helpful in notifying police, today’s home security technology is helping to provide even more protection and prevention. Here are five high-tech home security gadgets that can keep your family, home, and everything inside safe and sound.

Traditionally, people shopping for a first home or a new home wait until a large number of homes go on the market in spring and then sell before summer. However, there are 10 reasons you should start house hunting in the fall. 

Roof maintenance or replacement is a necessary part of home ownership. It can be time-consuming and frustrating, but with preventative maintenance, most homeowners can stay ahead of any problems they may have with their roof.

Fall is a great time to take care of basic home maintenance that will help you prevent damage to your property while also avoiding insurance claims. Here are some simple ways to protect your home from seasonal damage!

With many people juggling work, home, and social obligations, self-care often takes a back burner. Following these 5 simple habits will make the balance between physical, mental, and even emotional well-being will make life a little easier.

There are several fire safety tips that every homeowner should be aware of when owning a home.

The tiny house wave has hit America hard, and those who choose to live the tiny lifestyle want to save money, cut their carbon footprint, and are fine living in less than 400 square feet. Is it right for you?

What is the real cost of paper vs plastic? Depending on how you define “cost”, the answer varies.

In an urban setting, an oasis can be hard to find. But what if this area was right in your backyard? With these 5 handy tips, you can turn your own backyard into an urban oasis.

Apartments range widely in style, price, location, and amenities. Here is a breakdown of the cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in these major U.S. cities.

Moving away from home into a dorm room can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. However, college students don’t have to live in bland surroundings while furthering their education. In fact, for less than $500, any student can turn their blah dorm room into a tricked-out space that is stylish and shows off one’s personality.

With over 30 states in the U.S. suffering from some level of drought in the last decade, trends have turned to landscaping that uses less water or are completely water-free. Depending on where you live in the country, the need for water can vary greatly. Here are 6 landscaping ideas that don’t require any water and can improve the look of your home’s exterior.

Do you like to grill? Then focus on an area dedicated to grilling and eating. Rather kick back and watch the football game with a cold one? Then focus on an entertainment area complete with a cooler for beverages. How about a pizza fanatic? Then focus on an Italian style pizzeria complete with a pizza oven.

All winter long, bundled up people have been dreaming of sitting outside in the warm sunshine with shorts and t-shirts with a tall icy beverage in hand soaking in the sun’s rays. Now that summer is here, you may notice that the back yard is, well let’s face it, a little bare. Let’s turn that outdoor living space into your own piece of paradise.

Save money on soaring energy bills by using low-cost, energy-efficient enhancements to stay comfortable even when the temperatures keep rising. As a modern 21st century resident of planet Earth, most of us have become accustomed to staying at a certain comfortable temperature all year round. Even when temperatures drop to below freezing in the winter and climb into the three-digit scorching numbers in summer, we expect to have a certain level of comfort.

Save money on soaring energy bills by using low-cost, energy-efficient enhancements to stay comfortable even when the temperatures keep rising. As a modern 21st century resident of planet Earth, most of us have become accustomed to staying at a certain comfortable temperature all year round. Even when temperatures drop to below freezing in the winter and climb into the three-digit scorching numbers in summer, we expect to have a certain level of comfort.

Lighting sets the mood. Whether it’s indoors for a romantic meal or a full moon shining over a calm sea, lighting is powerful to the senses. When deciding how to enhance your backyard to create the perfect effect, lighting is an important factor.

Buying a new home can fulfill many dreams: the dream to live in the type of home that one has dreamed of for years, the dream to expand to a home with more room, even the dream to live in a particular neighborhood or city. However, before diving into making an offer on that dream house, consider the wants, needs, and must-haves of the home you purchase.

The American lawn has been on a steady decline in overall square footage since the late 70s. In contrast, the average size of the American home has grown since that time. It seems that the modern home buyer is demanding more house and less yard. So, can a smaller yard actually boost a home’s value?

For those who have a spare room, the thought of renting out that room on a site such as Airbnb can seem appealing. However, the unknown of jumping into becoming a host can keep people from taking that leap. If earning extra cash each month for a part of your home that is currently going unused seems appealing, or if you are wondering whether you should Airbnb your extra space, here are a few things you should know about becoming an Airbnb host.

Whether it’s the basement, attic, or an extra room in the house, the Man Cave has come to represent an area where a man can relax and rewind. Most man caves are filled with gadgets and electronics to rival any tech store, but what they really represent are a place where a man can feel like there is a place where he can express himself. No frills or doilies, just a pure testosterone-filled room perfect for the things he truly loves.

Summer is quickly approaching us, which means your kids are going to be out of school. This also means it’s time to keep them entertained until school is back in session. At-home summer camps are a great idea to help keep children entertained while on a budget.

Most individuals think they don’t have the money for a perfectly manicured, elaborately decorated backyard. The good news is that there are many ways to spruce it up yourself, on your own time, and save a little money in the process. With a little elbow grease, there are endless ways you can add a personal touch to your yard. Big yard or small, there’s no reason why your lawn can’t be well-maintained and visually appealing. As an added bonus, investing in your lawn will likely bring you back a return on your investment should you decide to sell your house.

Drowning doesn’t just happen out on open water. It also can happen in the backyard of anyone with a pool. Having a pool comes with a huge responsibility: taking certain measures helps make sure that everyone stays safe.

Experts have found that kitchen remodeling is the second most common remodeling project, next to bathrooms. Considering that a kitchen is an essential component to any home, it’s no wonder that a remodeling job is a worthy investment. But what about the costs?

Experts have found that kitchen remodeling is the second most common remodeling project, next to bathrooms. Considering that a kitchen is an essential component to any home, it’s no wonder that a remodeling job is a worthy investment. But what about the costs?

Any time you purchase a home, there are many things that you have to consider. If you’re thinking about buying a second home or a summer home to spend your vacations at, there’ll be some things to consider that you don’t ordinarily think about when buying a house.

The renting vs buying debate has always included the same considerations: home price, length of time staying, interest rate, type of mortgage, growth rate, taxes, closing costs, HOA fees, maintenance, and other hidden costs.

Love art? Dream of having an original Warhol on your wall, but can only afford to buy a can of Campbell’s soup? Try these decorating tips to bring art to your walls without breaking the bank.

There are two places to spend money when remodeling that will add instant value to a home: the kitchen and the bathroom. However, remodeling can quickly run into tens of thousands of dollars. Follow these kitchen remodeling tips to save money, increase equity, and get the most bang for your buck.

Installing a complete camera security system can run into thousands of dollars, not to mention the monthly fees associated with upkeep and monitoring. Instead, homeowners can use landscaping to beef up their home security and increase their curb appeal.

The choice whether to rent or buy can be confusing, especially in today’s housing market. Fear of rising interest rates, lack of inventory, even where you want to live can factor into the choice of renting or taking on a mortgage.

With television renovation shows’ popularity at an all-time high, it may seem tempting to renovate your home. However, it may actually be less expensive to tear down your home and start from scratch. Before deciding to renovate or rebuild, be aware of the 5 major differences for both before you decide.

Everyone, at one time or another, yearns for a fresh, new bathroom. However, very few of us can afford the average bathroom remodel price of $10,275! In fact, for many of us, at any given time, the maximum amount of money that can be spent is around a hundred dollars.

As the school year approaches and schedules begin to fill up again, we all might be experiencing a little more stress than usual. Amidst the hubbub, it’s important to have a place of rest to return to after a long day. But does coming home make you feel restless rather than relaxed? If so, it may be time for a change of scenery — inside your home. Your physical space has a big impact on your mood and overall well-being, and with a few key changes, you can turn your space into a tranquil paradise that you’ll love coming home to.

If you are a fan of real estate shows, you might think that bigger is always better. On those shows, young couples are routinely encouraged to buy bigger homes than they currently need. The idea behind that advice is that the home will grow with them, and that children will eventually occupy all those empty bedrooms.

As the school year approaches and schedules begin to fill up again, we all might be experiencing a little more stress than usual. Amidst the hubbub, it’s important to have a place of rest to return to after a long day. But does coming home make you feel restless rather than relaxed? If so, it may be time for a change of scenery — inside your home. Your physical space has a big impact on your mood and overall well-being, and with a few key changes, you can turn your space into a tranquil paradise that you’ll love coming home to.

Whether your goal is to make your home life more enjoyable or make your property more valuable, you cannot go wrong with an upgrade to your kitchen or bathroom. Upgrading the kitchen and bathroom can make your home more attractive to potential buyers, but these home improvements will also enhance your life right now.

Moving in with someone is a milestone in your relationship. You’ve dated long enough to know the other person pretty well. You’re confident they’re the one with whom you want to share your life. And, let’s face it, you’re in love, and if possible, you’d like to see them every minute of every day. Of course, you’re not so blinded by love that you don’t think there will be a few disagreements. But did you know that the majority of arguments between new couples are about money? If you’re serious about this relationship, you need to get serious about money too.

One of the issues that comes up frequently among business owners planning for their retirement is whether they should pay off their mortgage before they retire. Of course, the short answer is: It depends. Many factors have to be considered, including your cash flow and liquidity needs in retirement, how your assets are allocated, your tax situation, and your general attitude about debt. While there are several advantages to paying off your mortgage, there may be situations when keeping it can provide more benefits.

As soon as the summer heat really kicks in and you turn on the AC for the first time, you start to dread seeing your next energy bill. But while we know air conditioning can be a major energy sucker, there are also some other not-so-obvious culprits that could be hiking up your energy bills all year round. Since we’re all looking for ways to save energy (and money!), we drew up a list of some of the biggest energy suckers in your home, so you can stop them in their tracks.

Whether your goal is to make your home life more enjoyable or make your property more valuable, you cannot go wrong with an upgrade to your kitchen or bathroom. Upgrading the kitchen and bathroom can make your home more attractive to potential buyers, but these home improvements will also enhance your life right now.

A small living room can feel terribly cramped. But with the price of properties at all-time highs, and many house builders making homes smaller every year, more and more people have to make do with a tiny space. How can you turn a little room into a desirable space? First of all, lighten it up. Heavy curtains and drapes stop the light getting in. Take them down and replace them with thinner fabric, like muslin, or with blinds. Use light colors on the walls, and use matte paint, not gloss: it diffuses the light, instead of reflecting it. Furniture, too, should be light in color; white painted surfaces, rather than wood, are best for tables and shelves, while upholstery should be in pastels, white, or beige and other light natural hues.

The anticipation of a summer vacation is so exciting! Once your lodging, transportation, and sightseeing activities are all lined up, there’s nothing left to do but go, right? Not so fast. There’s one more important detail you should consider before taking off on your summer excursion: your home security. Whether you’ll be gone for a few days or a few weeks, make sure your home is well-protected from a variety of circumstances. From deterring pesky burglars to preventing weather damage, the following tips cover a range of ways to keep home sweet home safe and sound while you’re away.

Artwork is a tricky topic, as it is purely a matter of taste and personal choice, but it’s a key element that will elevate your home into a refined and personalized space. The styles and mediums you choose for your home, and where you place them, reflect your sense of style, as well as your personality.

Looking for a few ways to freshen up your home without breaking the bank or sacrificing too much time? We’ve rounded up three fairly simple home improvement/decorating projects that can be completed in a day, even by beginners. Put aside one day this weekend and make a change that will refresh your home, without having to make a major overhaul!

One of the best parts of being a homeowner is the freedom to customize your space. From painting the walls to knocking them down, there are endless opportunities to put your own personal stamp on your home and make it yours. But before you dive into any renovations, you should know what they will cost you and how much of those costs you can expect to get back through appreciation when you sell.

As the weather heats up, our thoughts turn to fun in the sun, backyard barbecues, and peaceful nights on the patio. Make sure your home is ready for the summer weather by completing these seven summer maintenance tasks. Addressing the repairs and touch-ups and setting up your outdoor space before it’s too warm to do anything but lounge about drinking sun tea will help ensure your summer is an enjoyable one!

It’s your sanctuary, your place of rest, your family’s stomping grounds. Finding and settling into the perfect home brings such a rewarding feeling, but let’s be honest: The process leading up to it is no cakewalk. There’s a lot that goes into buying a home, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a stressful experience. With the right knowledge and preparation, you can ensure the whole process goes off without a hitch.

A well-maintained garden is a joy to homeowners as the spring and early summer temperatures lure us out of our homes to enjoy the outdoors. Beautifully maintained lawns, flowers, and trees are also attractive to homebuyers if your property is going on the market this year. During National Lawn & Garden Month, use these tips to turn your backyard into a relaxing retreat where you can unwind, entertain, and enjoy your home.

Every year, there’s a new crop of gadgetry and smart electronics that affects every part of our lives, from security to health to entertainment. For 2018, homeowners who like to be on the cutting edge of new tech have a lot of time-saving devices to look forward to. For the latest, we looked to the January 2018 CES show in Las Vegas, which showcased cutting-edge devices and upgrades to many appliances and gizmos you have around the house.