18
Aug 19

6 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Recently-Flipped Home


Freshly-painted walls and new hardwood floors might actually be a bright and fresh disguise for shoddy work and a whole mess of other problems lurking beneath the surface.
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17
Aug 19

I Thought A Laundry Hook-Up Would Change My Life—Then This Happened


Sometimes your washer/dryer dreams are bigger than your new condo’s closet.
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07
Jul 19

The Most Googled Tiny House Questions, Answered by Tiny Home Dwellers


I’ve corralled eight of the most Googled questions about tiny homes and spoke with real owners, builders, and dwellers for real answers. Here, they clear up some of the uncertainty.
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05
Jul 19

In-Ground Pools Are Totally Overrated—Here's Why


Although having a pool in your own backyard provides plenty of perks, it also comes with a slew of (expensive) pitfalls—some of which you might not realize until it’s too late.
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01
Jul 19

Why Real Estate Agents Are Warning Against These 4 "Luxury" Upgrades


When it comes to a home’s aesthetics, what you see is not always what you get.
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24
Jun 19

The 7 Landscaping Mistakes That Real Estate Agents See All the Time


You may not have a green thumb, but that’s no reason to let your yard become an eyesore. Not only will maintaining your lot keep your neighbors happy, landscaping can actually also help boost your home’s value.
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23
Jun 19

What Real Estate Marketing Terms Actually Mean


Allow me to decode some common jargon found in real estate listings so you can focus on the fun tasks, like raising your credit score and figuring out how you’re going to pay for those closing costs. Okay, I have a twisted idea of “fun.”
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18
Jun 19

5 Adult Habits That Will Get You That Much Closer To Buying A Home


Let’s be clear: We’re also not suggesting that renting makes you less of an adult. It’s just that some of these habits aren’t very fun and will require you to shuck some of the devil-may-care attitude of your youth.
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17
Jun 19

Why Real Estate Agents Are Warning Homeowners About 'Blooper Rooms'


If your house has been lingering on the market, the reason it hasn’t sold may have nothing to do with price or location.
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16
Jun 19

The 5 Most Important Home Maintenance Tasks You’re Forgetting to Do, According to Home Inspectors


Professional home inspectors see what goes wrong in maintaining a home. Here, the half-dozen tasks and missteps they say homeowners often make when it comes to home maintenance 101.
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