Category Archives: Home Ownership

Safety First – Childproofing Your Home

Safety First - Childproofing Your Home

The statistics for household childhood injuries are staggering. Over 3.4 million children experience accidental injury in the home each year.  While there is no way to guarantee child safety at home, there are certainly many things you can do to help prevent accidents and injuries.  Top Causes of Unintentional Injury and Death in Homes and […]

Homeowners Associations – Pros and Cons

You’ve found your dream home!  The neighborhood is lovely, with well-kept lawns and freshly painted exteriors. There is a resort-like pool and a playground for the kids.  Awesome. Oh, and there is a Homeowners Association that will cost you $500 a month.  Didn’t see that coming, did you?  It’s important to be informed about the […]

Home Improvements That Will Increase Your Home Value

Home Improvements That Will Increase Your Home Value

It’s important to understand that some upgrades and features in a house matter more than others.  For example, adding fancy window treatments, door knobs and dimmer switches might impress potential buyers, but they are probably not going to get you more money.  If you want to coax people to write a bigger check, you’ll need […]