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 front door a particular color can increase your home’s selling price by more than $6,000. On the flip side, if you’re looking to score a deal on a home in the … [Read more...] about These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag
If you are considering purchasing a home in 2022, you are undoubtedly dreaming of features that are important to you. As more Millennial buyers move into the market and seek out their first space, the housing market is experiencing a shift in demands and expectations in home features. From buyers focusing on green and energy-efficient products to others expecting the … [Read more...] about 8 Home Amenities Buyers Should Look For In 2022
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 of your family. So it’s not surprising that when it comes time to make home buying decisions, pets matter. Most Homebuyers Have Pets America loves … [Read more...] about When It Comes to Buying a Home, Pets Matter
Some people think that Millennials—the generation born roughly from 1981 to 1997—are destined to live at home with their parents forever, or at least, llong after graduating from college and securing full-time jobs. As recently as 2015, Millennials were making 20% less than the generation preceding them. Economic setbacks stemming from the great recession have led to a … [Read more...] about Do Millennials Value Homeownership Over Other Life Events?
Plenty of people rely on tips for some or all of their income. In fact, millions of Americans work in the kinds of service and hospitality industry jobs that have traditionally relied on tips for compensation -- and that number is expected to increase in the coming decade. You might think that buying a home is just for people with desk jobs and salaried gigs. But that’s not the … [Read more...] about 4 Homebuying Tips for Tipped Employees