December 23rd, 2019 at 11:00 am
Sooner or later, many adult homeowners will face a common situation: Should our parents or other older family members move in with us?
While every situation is different, there are several common solutions that can make addressing this crossroad easier and potentially less stressful. (more…)
December 18th, 2019 at 11:00 am
Buying a new home is exciting but nerve wracking at the same time.
If you want to make sure your new home is covered in the event of a disaster, make sure you know what to look for when shopping for homeowners insurance.
December 11th, 2019 at 11:00 am
Sure, you may be familiar with shipping containers, but have you heard of actually living in one? This housing trend is making waves and we can’t help but be intrigued with this new way of living.
They say that your home is a reflection of your personality, something you can show off to people and they will instantly be connected to you in a more intimate way. So imagine the kind of impression you’d make by inviting someone into your shipping container home. Though you and your guests may at first be skeptical, there is a lot more to it than just the shock value.
We’re breaking down all the benefits of making a shipping container into your home below! (more…)
October 23rd, 2019 at 11:00 am
Having a little trouble qualifying to purchase a condo, especially if you’re a first-time buyer? Help could be on the way, thanks to a brand-new rule from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
According to HUD, it’s part of an effort to promote affordable and sustainable homeownership, especially among creditworthy first-time buyers. The new policy will allow certain individual condominium units to be eligible for FHA mortgage insurance, even if the condominium project is not FHA-approved. (more…)
September 6th, 2019 at 11:00 am
Wouldn’t it be great to own a second home? You know, a sunny winter retreat in a desert resort town, or a mountain chalet for ski season? You’re not alone.
According to the National Association of Home Builders, there were 7.4 million second homes in the U.S. in 2016, the last year estimates were calculated. That was 5.6% of the total housing stock in 2016. (more…)