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Should You Rent Or Own If You’re Retired?
Posted Thursday December 5, 2019 in Real Estate

For many of us, the decision to rent or buy is dictated by our income. But for retirees, who are typically on a fixed income, deciding between renting and buying isn’t such a simple calculation. Retirees may choose to relocate for a variety of reasons, including downsizing, being closer to family, or to enjoy a […]

Selling Your Maui/San Diego Home? Here’s How To Make It Look Its Best Before Showings
Posted Thursday November 28, 2019 in Home Improvement, Real Estate

While there are many things you can do to make your property look it’s best before showing to a potential buyer, here are four of the most important aspects to highlight: Appeal Appeal reigns supreme when it comes to attracting prospective buyers. They’re looking for an attractive residence that’ll present a welcoming fa├žade and inspire […]

Places Your Home May Be Losing Heat
Posted Thursday November 21, 2019 in DIY Home Improvement

Keeping your home warm while keeping your electric bill low is the goal for most homeowners. If it seems like your home is always chilly but your energy bill is high, you may be losing heat. Here are some of the most common places your home can lose heat: Around Windows Your windows are one […]

Home Maintenance Projects You Shouldn’t Overlook
Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 in Home Improvement

The big improvements always get all the glory, but what about all those little projects around the house? Sure, they may not be as gratifying as ripping out cabinets, but tackling necessary home maintenance chores now will save you big headaches down the road. So before you undertake another huge home improvement, check out these […]

Build A New Home Or Buy An Old One?
Posted Thursday November 7, 2019 in Real Estate

Generally speaking, it makes sense to search for older things rather than their newer counterparts when you want to save money. This doesn’t, however, always hold true when it comes to buying a home. Here are several factors that may lead to older homes costing more than new construction: Energy Efficiency One of the great […]

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring
Posted Tuesday October 29, 2019 in Home Improvement

The flooring of a home is one of its defining features. Wood flooring remains one of the most popular options, as it is a naturally inviting, beautiful and timeless material. While older, more traditional homes often have the original hardwood floors still in place, many newer homes are using laminate. It offers a natural look […]