While nearly 40 percent of aspiring homeowners believe they need to put down 20 percent on a home purchase, the truth is the average down payment was just 11 percent in 2016, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Mortgage industry blog MGIC Connects has created a Buy Now vs. Wait calculator that can show […]
Clearing out the gutters gets a (deserved) bad rap for being a total pain. Attach a long PVC pipe to a leaf blower to avoid hauling out the ladder. If your neighbors, coworkers, family or friends are looking to buy or sell, your referral is much appreciated.
A nick on a gorgeous, shellac-ed windowsill that’s original to your 1955 bungalow may go unnoticed for now, but it’ll grow worse over time. Grab a bottle of clear nail polish topcoat and fill in the wood craters for an even surface. Let it dry completely and gently even out any resulting bumps with fine […]