Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

The home improvement experts on TV make everything look so easy. In the course of a 22-minute makeover show, they can transform an entire room or home into a designer’s dream come true. They deftly wield hammers, table saws and…
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Pay Gap: How It Will Affect New Home Construction

Pay Gap: How It Will Affect New Home Construction

After I graduated from college, it was fairly natural to compare wages with my friends and classmates to benchmark ourselves. It was something of a shock to realize the disparity that occurred not only from industry-to-industry, but specifically from my…
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How to Prep Your Home for Winter Travel

How to Prep Your Home for Winter Travel

Winter is a great time to cash in on off-season bargains and enjoy exciting new destinations without having to fight peak-season crowds. Winter travel, however, may require a bit of extra planning on the front end. Before you escape the…
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Buying a House as a Single Woman: What No One Tells You

I paced the floor of my apartment right before midnight — the time when the bid would be final. Did I make the right choice about buying a house? Was I ready for homeownership? Owning a home is a lot…
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Selling Used Appliances: The Do's and Don'ts

Selling Used Appliances: The Do’s and Don’ts

Interested in selling used appliances? With the high sticker price of appliances like washers, dryers, refrigerators and stoves, there’s a burgeoning market for high-quality used goods. Whether you’re thinking of selling your own used appliance or going into business buying…
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How to Begin Flipping Houses

How to Begin Flipping Houses

You’re relatively design-savvy, know a thing or two about home structure and even survived a major kitchen renovation by washing dishes in the bathtub for weeks. Binge-watching “Flip or Flop Atlanta” is your new guilty pleasure. You view the final…
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Tips for Successful House Hunting

Looking for a house can be one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. It’s a chance to realize your dreams, put down roots and build equity while living under your own roof. It can also be daunting, though.…
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How Much Does It Cost to Flip a House-

How Much Does It Cost to Flip a House?

The process of flipping a house is highly popular right now, and somewhat of a spectator sport. You only have to turn on a TV home improvement channel to see the process. Investors purchase shabby or downright distressed properties with…
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First-Time Condo Buyer Tips

First-Time Condo Buyer Tips

Is it your first time buying a condo? If so, you need to be aware of how buying one differs from purchasing a house and who condos might be best for. It also pays to get a sense of what…
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Tips for New Home Buyers

Tips for New Home Buyers

It’s time to make The Decision: to be a homeowner or not to be a homeowner? Should you suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous loan terms, conquer a bad credit score and battle endless paperwork — all to become…
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