Investing In A Better Home

3 Benefits Of Keeping Your Horse At Home Vs. A Boarding Stable

As you might already know, there are multiple options that you can use for keeping your horse. Some people choose to keep their horses at home, but there are also a ton of great boarding stables out there that will provide accommodations for your horse as well. Of course, it's not possible for everyone to buy a horse property so that they can keep their horses at home. However, there are a ton of benefits for those who are able to do so. Read More 

3 Steps That Can Help You Find The Right Home For You

It is always more than a little tricky to find the right single family home for you and your family, mostly due to the sheer amount of homes that are available on the market and how difficult it can be to find a home that meets all of your requirements without having to compromise. However, there are a few steps that you can follow that can help you find the right home for you and your family, such as the three listed below. Read More 

Tips To Help You Make An Offer On Your First Home

If you are about to purchase your very first home, it's likely that you may not know a lot about how to make a good offer on the house you want to buy. Your real estate agent can help you with this, but here are several things you should know as you are shopping for a house to purchase. You should avoid insulting the owner The first thing to understand is that the price that is listed for the home is approximately the price the owner will expect or want to get when selling the house. Read More 

Tips For Buying A House In Your 50s

If you are in your 50s and have recently sold your house, you might be in the market for a smaller, more practical home. A lot of people that are in this age group, or slightly older, find that downsizing is a good option. If this is your plan, there are several different factors with homes you might want to consider as you begin shopping for a different house to buy. Read More 

To Stage Or Not To Stage: Here Are Some Lesser-Considered Benefits Of Doing So

Many people who are hoping to sell their homes may consider professional staging at a certain point. The obvious benefits of using a staging professional is that the makeover can potentially help you sell your home faster and for more money because it looks better. However, some people may talk themselves out of using a stager for various reasons. It's important to know that, in addition to the above benefits, there are some other reasons that staging is a good idea — including some reasons that you may not have previously considered. Read More 

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Investing In A Better Home

Few things are more overwhelming than choosing your first home. I would know, because I purchased my first place about a year ago. When we first moved in, we realized that there were a few things that we were going to need to change. Even though we had carefully looked over the listing and walked through the property, the house was riddled with problems like broken outlets, bad paint jobs, and even broken plumbing fixtures. Fortunately, we learned how to fix things on our own, which has saved us a lot of money. This blog is all about real estate, DIY projects, and the joy of home ownership.