Putting Your House on the Market



If you’re planning on selling your home, spring is the time to do it. According to Zillow, early May is the best time to list your home. Start thinking about the process right now so everything goes smoothly.

Celebrating National Homeownership Month



June is National Homeownership Month, celebrating Americans who make their dreams of owning a home a reality. Achieving homeownership is a great accomplishment, but do you know who is currently buying homes in America? Check out these facts about homeownership in the United States.

Is Your Home Secure for Your Winter Travels?



Winter has arrived! As the temperatures drop and wintery conditions appear here in Michigan, many are planning vacations to enjoy the snow on the slopes or avoid the freezing weather with a tropical vacation. Whatever your winter travel plans may be, consider these tips to keep your home protected while you’re away this winter.

The Costs of Moving



Last week, I discussed the pros and cons of buying or renting a home. No matter where you are making your next move—whether it be into a home you are buying or renting—there are many costs to consider while creating a moving budget. Let’s take a look at some of those expenses.

Buying vs. Renting a Home



Now that summer is here—children are out of school and apartment leases are ending—many people are taking advantage of the warm weather and time off to move. When making your next move, there are many decisions that shouldn’t be made lightly, including whether to rent or buy a home. Consider these pros and cons of buying and renting a home when deciding on your next move!

Staging Your House to Sell



Last week, I wrote about listing your home and finding a real estate agent. But what about making sure your house shines during showings? Here’s a more in-depth look at helping your house look its best for every showing.

6 Easy Tips to Save Money on Your Utilities This Winter



With the holidays right around the corner, it feels like I have already blown my December budget. When I spend more in one area, I look for ways to save in others. One of the ways I try to cut down on costs in the winter is by cutting costs on my heat and electric bill. Below are some cool tips to keep your home warm for less!