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Turn Your Property Into a Dreamy Airbnb Destination

Just as Uber has revolutionized the transportation market, sites like HomeAway and Airbnb have dramatically changed the way travelers search for accommodations. Vacationers are no longer forced to rely on hotels when they need a place to stay while on the road. Homeowners across the country simply rent out their own homes to travelers. Airbnb […]

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6 Ideas for Creative and Unique Housewarming Gifts

As the real estate market picks up, almost everyone knows someone in the process of buying a house. Once the boxes are unpacked and the place starts to feel like home, it’s only natural to start planning a housewarming party. Tradition advises attendees to arrive with items like bread, salt, and wine, but many of […]

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Take Advantage of an Early Mortgage Renewal

Over the life of a mortgage, it’s typical that at some point home owners will have to renew at a higher rate when mortgage terms come due. But for the past few years, homebuyers and owners have been able to take advantage of the lowest mortgage rates in history. Of course, this extended low interest […]

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Classic Characters and Their Living Spaces

People have long been inspired by the lives their favorite fictional characters lead. From the clothing they wear to their personal interests, the women and men of literature and screen can be extremely inspiring, especially to young women seeking inspiration. What can be a better outlet for that inspiration than the furniture and accessories a […]

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8 Things in Your House That Deserve an Upgrade

No home is perfect. Even after buying a brand new home, homeowners often see things they’d like to change. Fortunately, if they stay in those homes for a while, they’ll likely make a few upgrades to make it their own. However, completely redoing an entire room can be expensive and that expense doesn’t always pay […]

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House Passes Bill to Protect Mortgage Industry Experts and Homebuyers Under New Mortgage Disclosure Rules

On October 3rd, the House passed bipartisan legislation to eliminate delays for homebuyers closing on their new homes The bill, named the Homebuyers Assistance Act, passed 303-121 with bipartisan support, and is now headed to the Senate, followed by an imminent threat of veto from the White House. The Act would provide businesses making a […]

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10 Amazing Apps That Will Make Your Next House Move a Breeze

Gearing up for a move in the near future? Everyone who’s been in the middle of a real estate transaction knows that the process can be stressful – from the selling and buying process, to the move itself. That’s why any little bit of help in this department is much appreciated and welcomed. These days, […]

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Should You Expand Your Present Home, or Move to a Larger Home?

Should you move or improve? That is the million dollar question. When your family is growing, or you begin questioning whether or not those little quirks in your home are still charming, you may start to wonder whether you should move to a larger home or simply invest in renovating it. Your home no longer […]

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Don’t Do These Things Before Closing on a Home

You’ve found the home of your dreams, put in an offer, and the sellers accepted. The agreement to purchase is signed, and the closing date is set. You’re ready to crack open that bottle of champagne to celebrate. But then you make a questionable move that could potentially steer the process of closing right off […]

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