Moving Up to Your Dream Home? Don’t Wait!

Moving Up to Your Dream Home? Don’t Wait!

Mortgage interest rates have risen by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year, and many assume that if mortgage rates rise, home values will fall. History, however, has shown this not to be true. Where are home values today compared to the...

Renters Under 50 Want to Buy a Home!

Renters Under 50 Want to Buy a Home!

Every year, the New York Federal Reserve publishes the results of their Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE). Each survey covers a wide range of topics including inflation, labor market, household finance, credit access and housing. One of the...

WHAT TO DO ABOUT YOUR STAIRS?

WHAT TO DO ABOUT YOUR STAIRS?

Whether or not to carpet interior stairs is a question that haunts many homeowners and some apartment renters. There’s a lot to consider: the look of the stairs, of course, along with comfort, safety, and cleaning issues. Here’s what you should keep in mind. Slipping...

WHAT TO PLANT IN YOUR SUMMER GARDEN

WHAT TO PLANT IN YOUR SUMMER GARDEN

Whether you’re a beginner with a dream and a couple of pots or a long-standing home garden enthusiast, it never hurts to step back and plan your summer garden. Before You Pick the Plants It is a shame to invest time and energy into a garden only to have it fail...

6 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME SMARTER

6 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME SMARTER

While many feel that smart technology for your home is still in its infancy, these gadgets can save you time and money right now. 1.    Energy Monitoring Device The energy monitoring device from CURB Energy gives you real-time energy consumption data for your whole...