Spring Fever: How to Detect If Allergy Hotspots Are Developing in Your Home

March 31, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

The spring season may be a time of cherry blossoms and longer days, but it’s also common for allergies to ramp up. While you won’t be able to stop the season, there are things you can do to limit the impact of allergies in your home. If you’re wondering what has the greatest impact on your sinus health in the home, here are a few places you’ll want to check out.

Selling an Apartment or Condo? How to Use Snapchat to Target First-time Buyers

March 30, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

There are plenty of ways to market your home online, but social media has become one of the best ways to catch the attention of interested homebuyers in the past few years. If you’re currently determining a marketing strategy for your home and are wondering about social media, here are a few ways you can use Snapchat and see your chances for selling increase in an instant.

Predicting a Hefty Tax Refund This Spring? 3 Reasons You Should Use It for Home Renovations

March 29, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

There’s a burden that comes along with having to do your taxes every spring, but it can actually be a great benefit if you’re getting a sizeable refund this year. While many people like the idea of going on a trip or spending the extra funds, here’s why you may want to consider investing it back into your home for a profit you’ll be able to see!

Going on a Nice Vacation? Protect Your Home and Valuables With These 3 Key Tips

March 28, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

It’s always exciting to pack up and get away from your home for the sake of escape, but going on vacation also means leaving your home behind. While a good neighborhood can go a long way towards making sure your home stays safe in your absence, here are some additional tips for how to ensure you’ll be coming back from your trip without incident.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic news included releases on new and pre-owned home sales and weekly readings on average mortgage rates and new unemployment claims.

Student Loans vs. Down Payments: 3 Ways You Can Manage Both and Buy a New Home

March 24, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

The idea of paying off your student loans and buying a home at the same time can seem like an impossible feat given the impact on your Debt-to-Income (DTI) ratio. However, there are ways it’s possible to have enough funds and good enough credit to make your dream of home ownership come true a little more quickly.

DIY Home Improvement: A Much Better Bedroom in Just a Few Hours

March 23, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Taking on the task of renovating your home can seem like an awful lot of work, but there are ways to do this that require a lot less energy and just a little bit of money. Whether you’re looking for an instant home revamp or are readying your home to sell, here are some ideas for how you can improve your bedroom in no time.

Spring Is Real Estate’s ‘Rush Hour’ — Here’s How to Tell If You’re Prepared

March 22, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

The most popular time of year to buy a home is in the spring, and this means that if you’re preparing yourself for getting into the real estate market, you may be experiencing a time crunch. If you’re wondering if you’ll be ready to put your home up for sale in time to take advantage of the season, here are few things you’ll want to think about.

Hosting an Open House? Try These 3 Mood-boosting Aromatherapy Scents

March 21, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

From making sure the exterior looks impeccable to touching up the paint, there are a lot of things that go into the kind of open house that will draw in potential buyers. Instead of leaving your home sale up to a clutter free space and an elegant exterior, try out the following aromatherapy scents to make an even better impression.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic readings included reports on inflation and core inflation, the National Association of Home Builders Association Housing Market Index and Federal Reserve FOMC statement and press conference by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The Commerce Department released reports on housing starts and building permits issued.

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