The Ins & Outs of a Home Inspection

2021-05-13T17:08:54-04:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Homeownership, Interiors, Mortgage Sense, Residential|

The homebuying process looks something like this: Get preapproved for a mortgage, find your dream home and win the bidding war. But before you can move those boxes in and start enjoying your new property, you have one more major step to take: the home inspection. A home inspection isn't an appraisal. In fact, an inspection [...]

Home Improvements Can Increase Your Property Value

2021-03-18T12:36:58-04:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Homeownership, Interiors, Residential|

Efficiency-labeled homes are showing an increase in popularity and preference for new homebuyers, and are improving in visibility across housing markets. If you’re wondering how to increase home value for appraisal, then improving the energy-efficiency of your home is an option that creates benefits for both current and future homeowners. According to the Building Codes Assistance [...]

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7 Paint Colors that can Boost the Value of Your Home

2018-04-05T17:13:33-04:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Homeownership, Interiors, Residential|

A Zillow analysis of more than 32,000 photos from sold residential properties finds specific colors can either boost or crimp a home's selling price. The analysis controlled for square footage, the age of the home, the date of the transaction and location, and then compared the sale prices of homes with white walls versus those [...]

Time to Spring Clean

2018-02-23T16:33:13-05:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Interiors, Mortgage Sense, Residential|

How to Take on Spring Cleaning Obviously, spring cleaning is quite the task. Sometimes I struggle with getting myself to clean the bathroom, yet spring cleaning consists of cleaning the entire house – which isn’t easy. The key is to find the most manageable approach for you.  Here are a couple of ways to go about [...]

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