Breaking Down Spring Home Project Costs

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Before you grab your toolkit or enlist the help of a professional for spring projects this season, do your wallet a favor and conduct some research. HomeAdvisor’s most recent True Cost Report found that 38 percent of homeowners don’t know how much it will cost to hire a professional for home projects, and nearly 70 Read More

5 Simple Steps to Prep Your Home for Winter

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By John Voket Getting a well-maintained home ready for winter isn’t difficult, but it’s wise to start early. The following pre-winter activities can help protect your home from the elements, make it more comfortable, and help prevent expensive repair bills next spring: 1. Touch up exterior paint.  Peeling or flaking paint can expose bare wood, subjecting Read More

Is It Smart to Buy A Fixer-Upper as Your First Home?

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Buying your first home can be very exciting. Among all the decisions you’ll have to make when you seek that home is whether you want to buy one that’s ready to move into and live in as is, or one that needs a little work. Many people buy fixer-uppers because of the lower cost, but Read More