Top 12 Confusing Mortgage Terms, Explained

When you start your home loan search, there are a lot of mortgage terms to sort through. Get some clarity the easy way with our roundup of 12 confusing mortgage terms, explained. After all, knowledge is (borrowing) power. 12 Confusing Mortgage Terms Explained Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Amortization Annual Percentage Rate Buydown Default Discount Points Due Diligence Easement […]

Here’s What Not To Fix When Selling a House

Thanks to certain home improvement channels, renovations might seem like a relatively easy way to increase your home’s value. A new door, new floors, a coat of paint, and a few new appliances appear to strap a bottle rocket to the price tag. Never mind the market conditions, price comparisons and other contributing factors — every […]

How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring in 7 Steps

Whether you’re cultivating a vegetable crop or planting some beautiful blooms, a garden is a great way to freshen up your home for the spring (and it doesn’t hurt that it boosts your home equity, either). No matter where you fall on the green thumb spectrum—no judgment for the horticulturally challenged among us—there are some […]