If you live somewhere with harsh winters, then you know all too well how quickly the temperatures can drop and the snow can pile up. But while you’re busy stocking up on winter clothes and shovels, don’t forget to prepare for some of the pests that are common during this time of year, as well. Below is a list of winter pests to look out for and how to prevent them from making their way into your home.
What to Know Before Building a Guesthouse
What Is an ADU? 6 Things to Know Before Building a Backyard Living Space
Before adding an ADU, a.k.a. accessory dwelling unit, to your property, consider these legal, design and financial implications.
Accessory dwelling units or ADUs — those separate living units tucked inside a single family home or sharing land with one — are having a rock star moment.
A Smaller Home Could be Your Best Option
Many people are reaching the point in their lives when they need to decide where they want to live when they retire. If you’re a homeowner approaching this stage, you have several options to explore.
Senior Property Tax Exemptions 101: How You Can Save Big
Every dollar counts, especially when you’re living on a fixed income. That’s why senior discounts rank among the best perks of aging—aside from wisdom, of course!
Discounts on dining, movie tickets, travel, groceries, and property taxes are yours just for reaching a certain age.
Wait, property taxes?
You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC]
- Many people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent homebuyers actually put down far less on their purchase.
- And with programs like FHA loans, VA loans, and USDA loans, some qualified buyers are able to put down as little as 0-3.5%.
- Connect with a real estate professional and find out if you’re ready to buy a home sooner rather than later.
Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home?
During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in the luxury market, allowed those homeowners to spend more time in their favorite places or with different home features. Keep in mind, a luxury home isn’t only defined by price. In a recent article, Investopedia shares additional factors that push a home into this category: location, such as a home on the water or in a desirable city, and features, the things that make the home itself feel luxurious.
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