How Getting a Mortgage Affects Your Credit Score

Experts stress the importance of maintaining good credit before you apply for a mortgage. But after you get that mortgage and close on a new house, what happens to your credit score? Keep working hard on your credit score It takes years of acquiring and faithfully...

Can You Sell a House With No Garage?

You bought your house because it was so appealing you could live with the fact that it had no garage. But should you be worried when it’s time to sell? If you liked your house, so will someone else Priced correctly, most houses will sell even if there’s no garage. You...

She Said She Wants a “She Shed”

Guys have had “man caves” for decades. Now women are finally getting their own private space: the “she shed.” Here are some tips for setting up your personal space. A cozy retreat “She sheds” improve upon the basic shed by enhancing it with more eye appealing...

Choosing Grout for your Tile Project

With today’s new materials and colors, choosing grout for your tile project can be overwhelming. Here’s a breakdown showing the choices available to new homeowners and remodelers. Types of grout From powder to pre-mixed, and even epoxy, grout comes in many types....

How Accurate is a Zestimate?

The real estate website Zillow offers an online home valuation known as a Zestimate. Some homeowners find the Zestimate to be accurate, while others dismiss its findings. What factors affect a Zestimate? Can you rely on one? Algorithm valuations from afar Launched in...