You can get a loan for a fixer upper

The disadvantages of buying fixer-uppers are obvious: they take time and money to make them livable. The advantages, while not as obvious, may just outweigh the disadvantages for certain buyers or in certain types of markets. Plus, if you play your cards right, you can get an amazing loan that will wrap the cost of the rehab work into the mortgage. You’ll get more house for the money and it will be customized to your tastes and lifestyle.

Making good financial decisions for your home in 2024

Making good financial decisions for your home in 2024

As you plan your spending and saving routine for 2024, you probably have loads of questions. Are interest rates going up? Could the housing market crash? Is inflation finally easing? Those answers are out of your control, but there is one area where you hold the power: your home.

2024 Trends: Embracing Wellness Spaces for Healthy Living

2024 Trends: Embracing Wellness Spaces for Healthy Living

From home design to wellness-inspired communities, the trend for improving our wellness is flourishing. The terms wellness architecture and wellness communities are the buzz these days. These design approaches can enhance health and longevity, which resonates strongly with aging baby boomers and health-conscious Generation Z and millennials. 

Design Recipes: Finished Basements

Design Recipes: Finished Basements

To finish or not finish a home’s basement is an important question. In deciding whether to make the investment, consider the following questions:

How is your HVAC system?

Checking the heating and cooling system is one of the most important parts of routine home maintenance and one that many homeowners pay little attention to.