Posts Tagged ‘homeowners’

What You Should Know About Owning a Beach Property

93794_428201142255PM97166Owning a coastal, beachfront property is very exciting. For most, it’s their second home, and for some, it could be their first. Either way, a beachfront property has a lot of perks, but there are many things you should know about living in a beach property. Beach houses are typically in locations that offer recreation and close proximity to the town, two advantages to a beachfront property. Whether you’re in the market for a short-term beach property or looking to purchase your own, here’s what you should know about owning a beach property: Continue reading “What You Should Know About Owning a Beach Property” »

Why You Need Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurnace is the thing that you hope to never use, however if you ever have to use it, it’s probably to cover something unexpected. Unlike owning a vehicle, you are not required to have insurance if you own a home, however, it is often highly suggested or in some cases depending on the lender, you might be required to have homeowner’s insurance. Here’s why it’s a good idea to make sure your house is covered: Continue reading “Why You Need Homeowner’s Insurance” »

What to Look For in a New Home

Shaking-Hands-Over-Sold-SignIt’s all about the details and checklists when it comes to finding that perfect dream home. When you’re searching for a new place to call yours, there are several factors weighing in on the decision, and even some that should definitely not be ignored. Often times, house hunters remember the main concepts of buying a new home–location, neighborhood, curb appeal–but they forget about some of the more important components when searching for a new property. Here are a few things to consider while looking to buy a new home. Continue reading “What to Look For in a New Home” »

Five Home Organization and Storage Methods

It’s not easy to tackle clutter. After a while, however, it’s hard to live in a space where constant mess overwhelms you and something has to be done. It can be difficult in a very small space and even more difficult in a large home where clutter spreads. It’s even harder when you go to a friend’s and see their home neatly organized and put together. So how do they do it? Each homeowner has his or her own method of organizating their items because they choose what works best for them. Here are five unique methods for storing and organizing your senseless mess, and getting your life back in order.3985839229_071cafa948_o Continue reading “Five Home Organization and Storage Methods” »

Carpet or Hardwood for the Bedroom?

Homeowners have two popular questions about flooring in the bedroom: Which is better, carpet or hardwood? Will installing a carpet decrease the value of my property? I’m sure you also find yourself asking these never-ending questions when you are moving into a new home or thinking of remodeling it. Well, you’re not the only one. Let’s attempt to answer them and find out what works best for you. Continue reading “Carpet or Hardwood for the Bedroom?” »

DIY: Tile Backsplash

recycled backsplashWhy pay lots of money to have someone work on your home if you can do it yourself? If you’re like a lot of homeowners in the digital age who have Internet access and want to save some cash, you might head to YouTube or another DIY site when it’s time for a new home project. One great way to add a unique touch to a kitchen or bathroom is to add a tile backsplash.

What’s so great about a backsplash? Well, as the name suggests, they’re great to have in areas where water, food, or other substances are likely to splash on the wall. Rather than scrubbing something off of a painted surface, you just have to wipe down tile instead. They also double as great decorations, as you can make them match the wall or choose to get pretty creative with the colors. And, as cool as they look, surprisingly they’re not to difficult to install if you have the right tools and guide.

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