Wood furniture is an excellent way to add a unique twist to your home’s décor. When these fixtures start to fade or chip, you might think the only solution is to get rid of them. However, you don’t have to toss them out. Instead, be willing to give your wooden pieces a little extra love so that they can last as long as possible. Read about some of the benefits of refinishing your wood furniture so that you can keep these beautiful furnishings as central pieces of your home for longer.Read More
Are you wondering, “How much house can I afford?”?The answer depends on your debt-to-income ratio (DTI), down payment, and other factors.
Being a homeowner isn’t just about choosing a house. You must also ensure that you can afford the monthly mortgage when it knocks on your door. By following the 28/36 rule, you will save money and ensure that you can afford the purchase.
Choose a home with an affordable monthly payment. Besides saving money, you will avoid the awkward position of having to sell every stick of furniture just to make ends meet.Read More
Perhaps you’ve thought about refinancing your mortgage, but you’re unsure whether or not it’s the right move. Maybe you’re asking yourself if it’s the right time, and wondering if rates will stay low, go lower or even begin to rise.
Truth is, sometimes it’s hard to know when to take the plunge.
Whether you bought a home recently or many years ago, you probably noticed that mortgage rates stayed near historic lows in early 2021.Read More
A home’s lighting system can make a big difference in its overall design, ambiance, and feel.
For example, the right color temperature and brightness for the lighting in your home can accent architectural details as well as impact your mood and wellbeing.
Smart lighting, empowered by ever-evolving LED light technology, can have a positive effect on our lives. And one such benefit is a new approach to lighting design that’s known as “Human-Centric” Lighting (HCL).
Put simply, Human-Centric Lighting gives people a deeper connection with the outdoors by simulating daylight and dusk inside our homes.Read More
Before becoming a homeowner you probably heard one (or more) people tell you how home maintenance can sneak up on you.
However, now that you actually own a home, you may be wondering, “okay, now where do I begin with home maintenance tasks”?
Choosing the right plan (or combination of programs) to fit your lifestyle is the key.
Here are some tips for creating a home maintenance plan.Read More