Tag Archives: home improvement

These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag

Part of Home Improvement

Hoping to add a few dollars to the selling price of your current home? Then it might be time to break out the rollers, brushes, and painter’s tape. According to a recent study by the folks at Zillow, painting your…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

When It Comes to Buying a Home, Pets Matter

Part of Homebuying 101

About 61% of American households have pets. Last year, American pet owners spent nearly 70 billion dollars on goods and services for their pets. If you’ve got a pet, chances are good that you consider your pet an important part…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...

Is Your Home Halloween-Ready? 9 Tips For How To Haunt Your House!

Part of Home Improvement

It’s a fact: great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating are great places to live year-round. With Halloween just around the corner, that means it’s time for many home owners to get their trick-or-treater game in gear. First Halloween as a homeowner? New…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

8 Ways for New Homeowners to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Part of Home Improvement

Being prepared for emergencies and natural disasters is important for everyone, of course. Fires, floods, and other natural disasters can happen anytime and impact entire communities. As a homeowner, your emergency preparedness to-do list is a bit different than it…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

Decluttering Before Your Next Move

Part of Selling

The secret to a low-stress moving day? Decluttering your home—and your life!—before you move. Think about it: the less stuff you have to move, the less trouble it’ll be to move it. The good news? You don’t need to commit…

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What Does “Pending” Mean on a House?

When you find your dream home online or have your eye on a house in your neighborhood, you might also see a “sale pending” sign on it. But what does pending mean on a house? Does it mean that the...

Five Spring Home Maintenance Tasks for New Homeowners

Part of Home Improvement

The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The weather is finally warming up. If you’re a homeowner, spring heralds not just longer days and warmer temperatures, but a host of home maintenance tasks. And if it’s your first spring…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

7 Home Maintenance Tasks for Autumn (and One to Put Off Until Next Year)

Part of Home Improvement

For most Americans, autumn means falling leaves, cozy fires, and pumpkin-spice everything. For homeowners, the arrival of fall also means it’s time to get cracking on some home maintenance tasks.  Put these items on your to-do list in the coming…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

Keeping Your Home Safe From Fire in Every Room

Part of Home Improvement

Fewer people die in home fires now than they did in decades past, thanks to smoke detectors, building codes that require fire-retardant construction materials, and general fire safety awareness. But fires still cause thousands of deaths every year, and even…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

Part of Home Improvement

It’s that time of year: temperatures are dropping and days are getting shorter. Take a few steps now to get your home ready for winter. You’ll be sitting pretty in the chillier days ahead. Show some love for your heating…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...