Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (or Sidewalk)

If you’ve played the game Monopoly then you’ve probably picked up the Chance card that reads, “Take a walk on the Boardwalk. If you pass Go…” That’s good advice when shopping for a new home. When you see a property you like and you’re thinking of making an offer, spend some time walking around the […]

How Much Can You Afford?

Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? Two reasons. First, you don’t want to buy a property and then find out, only after you’ve moved in, that you can’t financially maintain it. That would mean having to resell it under stressful conditions. Second, you don’t […]

Home safety is more than locked doors and alarms

When it comes to home security, most homeowners think about door locks and alarms. These are, of course, very important.  However, there is also a lot you can do around your property to prevent the possibility of a break-in. One important part of home security is outdoor lighting. Your home doesn’t need to be lit […]

What to take with you when home shopping

You will want to make the process of shopping for a home as productive and enjoyable as possible. After all, you’ll be on a quest to find your next dream home. That’s why it’s important to take the right things with you: A digital camera, so you can take pictures of the features you like […]

Easy Ways to “Go Green”

These days, most people want to do their bit to help the environment.  Unfortunately, not everyone is willing, or able, to install solar panels on their roof or implement an in-ground heat recovery system. Luckily, there are many smaller things you can do that can make a big difference. Here are some ideas that can […]

Simplifying Your Home Life

Let’s face it. Life can get complicated, complex and stressful very easily. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to simplify your life, especially at home. Here are some tips from the experts: Don’t be ruled by the TV guide. Instead, select what you want to see and then record those shows. That way, you can […]