Posts Tagged ‘homes’

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” »

The Benefits of Cedar Siding

One unique way to make your home stand out in a neighborhood of homes clad with vinyl siding, is to invest in cedar siding. Cedar siding is not only beautiful but also practical with a variety of benefits for choosing to equip your home with it. Wood shingles are usually made from western red cedar, cypress, pine, and redwood trees according to the National Roofing Contractors Association. Cedar can be cut into planks that are fit together as well as shingles, allowing it to be used for home siding. Here are some of the benefits of cedar siding to help you decide if it is right for your home. Continue reading “The Benefits of Cedar Siding” »

Preparing Your Home for Spring Rainfall

Although it may be hard to believe as we shiver our way through winter, spring showers aren’t really that far away. The sooner you begin to spring-proof your home, the better off you and your basement will be. There are many easy steps you can take that will help ensure that you and your belongings will avoid destruction.

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Will a Swimming Pool Increase Property Value?

Having a backyard pool sounds like that piece of the American Dream puzzle. Your kids will love it, and you can always open your home for pool parties. It’s the perfect addition to your property—or is it really? Before you start digging, let’s study the market and find out if it will help you when you decide to sell your house.
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