Crawl spaces are often out of sight and, consequently, out of mind, making them easy to neglect. But without proper maintenance your crawl space is susceptible to moisture, heat loss, pests, and a host of other complications. These common problems can damage your home’s foundation, cause sky-high energy bills, and introduce toxins into the air you breathe. With as much as 40 percent of the air in your home originating from your crawl space, keeping up on your crawl space maintenance plays a big role in the air you breathe and the long-term health of your home.
The current housing market has many people considering buying or selling a home right now. Maybe you’ve checked to see how much you can afford, and you believe now might be a good time to list your house and upsize to a new one. Or maybe like so many others, your home is already under contract, and it’s time for an appraisal. Whichever the case, being aware of what hurts a home appraisal and how to increase the value of your home is always a great idea.
There are many things you can do to ensure your home is
Home upgrades are always a great way to give your home a fresh new look and feel. They can introduce new functionality, make your home look newer, and improve your quality of life. While major remodeling can sometimes be expensive and time-consuming, making smaller upgrades can be much more cost-efficient. Consider these 8 home upgrades that can help breathe new life into your home.
1. Update your lighting
Replacing your existing lighting for something newer can make a huge difference in your home. They can reduce your electric bill, make your space look better, and potentially reduce heat-related risks that
Buying a new home is an exciting moment in anyone’s life — whether you’re finally ready to make the leap from renter to homeowner or you’re an experienced buyer. However, even if this isn’t your first rodeo, the homebuying process can be complex. From navigating the mortgage approval process to the possibility of a bidding war, it can be tricky to go at it alone.
The good news is, your homebuying journey can be smooth sailing if you have an experienced and talented “team” to guide you through the process. So, if you’re planning on buying a new home in
Updated on October 11th, 2020
In search of affordability and space, people are leaving politically liberal areas for conservative places, a trend that’s more pronounced in swing states. Migration to Arizona could play a part in flipping the swing state blue in this year’s presidential election.
More people moved from blue (Democratic) to red (Republican) counties than from red to blue counties in the spring, according to national Redfin.com user home search data. Specifically, 6.5% more people looked to move to red and swing counties than to blue counties in the