Monthly Archives: May 2019

11 “Smart” Home Remodeling Precautions That Actually Make it a Disaster

By |2019-10-24T13:09:24-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

You have decided it's time to remodel your home, and you know you are going to be smart about it.  You have heard the stories about a bad contractor, a kitchen brand new kitchen being ripped out because it's not up to code, and all kinds of other problems with remodeling projects.  You know that

The Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

By |2019-10-24T13:09:24-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

Principal, interest, taxes and insurance are just the beginning. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or thinking about moving up, you should plan for extra costs that could add up to thousands each year. Michael, an accountant from Florida, is no dummy when it comes to money. But he was astonished by how squeezed he felt

Do It Yourself: Fun and Energy Saving Projects!

By |2019-10-24T13:09:25-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

Here are some ways to help cut down on energy costs! And who doesn't love a fun and easy DIY project? DIY Laundry Drying Racks Laundry dryers account for 6% of the electricity used in the United States each year. Try out this flat and compact DIY drying system created by Debbie, from Me and

10 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

By |2019-10-24T13:09:25-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

Ever wondered which cities are cheapest to live in? Look no further – BuckBuys Houses gives you the information for the top 10 most inexpensive U.S. cities! 10. Idaho Falls, ID Cost of Living: 12% below average City Population: 57,646 Median Household Income: $45,990 Median Home Value: $146,900 9. Conway, AK Cost of Living: 12.1% below average City Population: 60,470 Median

Summer Savings: Easy and Affordable Fixes

By |2019-10-24T13:09:25-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

The hot weather has finally arrived! Of course this means blasting the A/C in your house, and spending quite a bit of money doing so. Check out the following tips for quick ways to save money, and energy, during the scorching summer months: Insulate & Seal: According to Energy Star, proper insulation can reduce heating

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