YWH Millennial Homebuying Myths

Debunking Millennial Homebuying Myths

The following is a guest article by Kris Lindhal in which he debunks millennial homebuying myths. Enjoy! We've seen the statistics that home ownership hit the lowest point in almost 50 years in 2016. We've also heard stories that the…
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YWH 6-20

R-Values and How They Affect Energy Efficiency

Insulation helps keep your home a steady temperature inside, despite the weather outside, so it’s important to properly insulate your home. How do you know if you’re using the right amount of insulation, and what’s up with these R-values you…
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Easements — What You Should Know About Your Property Rights

Are you planning to add on to your house, buy a home or build one? If so, it’s vital to know the easements on your property. Why? Because the two-story addition you’ve paid tens of thousands of dollars to complete may…
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YWH 6-9-17

Ear Protection: 5 Best Types for Home Improvement Projects

You know how important it is to protect your eyes when working on home improvement projects and to wear gloves for hand protection — but do you also protect your ears? You may think the drill or saw will only…
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YWH 5-29

Construction Contract – What You Need to Know When You Remodel

It’s finally your turn to oust the old kitchen appliances. You’ve drooled over the renovations in every episode of “Fixer Upper,” flipped through every Kitchen and Bath Special Edition magazine, and took notes. You know exactly what your new space…
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Your Wild Home 5-25

Pay Off Your Mortgage Early With These Side Hustles

Want to pay off your mortgage early, but feel like you’ll never be able to? It seems like an unreachable, dream-like goal. You'd have the money you’re now spending on your mortgage as disposable income to fix up your house,…
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Negotiating Contractor Quotes

When the weather turns warm, your thoughts may turn to…home improvement projects! From redoing the tile in the bathroom to having a deck installed, many homeowners and renters upgrade during the warm months. Quotes from contractors can be expensive, and…
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Home Improvement Blogs for The Weekend Warrior

Home Improvement Blogs For the Weekend Warrior

Wow! Can't believe that I've been blogging for over a year now. In that time, I've made some incredible e-connections. I've searched corners of the web that I didn't know existed and found useful, inspiring ideas that have helped me to…
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YWH 3-21

Tiny House: DIY or Buy?

Tiny houses are homes with much less square footage than the average U.S. dwelling, and they are all the rage. Coffee table books extol their beauty. Television shows like Tiny House Hunters and Tiny House Nation take us on the…
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YWH 12-23

Home Improvement Contract Mistakes Most Homeowners Make

You’ve decided! You’re jumping in and hiring a contractor for some much-needed work around your home. As you take the plunge, be sure you don’t get soaked. Unless you’re addicted to renovations, you probably don’t have a lot of experience…
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ADVICE

When you strike out on your own, typically the first step you take is getting an apartment. This section provides some useful tips for ensuring you choose the right apartment for you & avoid any rental nightmares. Transitioning from a renter to a home buyer? You've also come to the right place. Here, you'll find information on everything from researching homes to signing on the dotted line.

After buying a home, unfortunately there’s no landlord to call when something breaks or you need to make repairs around the house. This section will also provide tips for common repairs that most savvy homeowners can handle, along with guidelines for bringing in the big guns (a.k.a., a contractor/ repair professional).

Getting ready to sell? Check out some of the tips that can get your home ready to sell fast! Basically, this is your all-in-one real estate section where you can find advice on any sort of situation.

Here are some of my personal favorites from the “Advice” category:

Have an idea for this section? Shoot me a message via my contact page!