In-law suites have redefined the idea of living together. Over the years, they’ve gained popularity, too. These “homes-within-the-home” are stylish accommodations for in-laws, returning children, or overnight/weekend guests. They come in all shapes and sizes – from a garage studio apartment to a first-floor master bedroom or a refinished basement. Here are three important things to know about homes with in-law suites.
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Negotiating the purchase of your new home is one of the most crucial aspects of your real estate journey. It’s also when your real estate agent’s experience can make the most dramatic difference during the process of buying a home. Read on to learn four ways an agent acts as a professional negotiator, helping to ensure you’ll receive a fair closing agreement for your new home.
Every homeowner should be sure their toolbox has the necessary items to handle common problems around the house. If you don’t already have a well-stocked toolkit, then now’s the time to gear up. Even if you’re already pretty handy, it’s not a bad idea to run through the list below and make sure you aren’t missing any of the essentials. Here are the top 8 tools for every homeowner, along with examples of why you should keep each tool within reach.
When you hire a real estate agent to sell your home, there are obvious things you notice them doing to help your house sell. A huge percentage of your agent’s job takes place behind-the-scenes, and they’re working around the clock to get your house sold — even when you’re not looking. Here are 4 behind-the-scenes way your real estate agent is working to get your house sold.
Last week, we posted about the first step in spring cleaning – 30 ways to get your home de-cluttered. But, the bottom line is cleaning your house from top to bottom can be overwhelming. To help, we compiled these 30 tasks to help you go through your spring cleaning checklist room-by-room or even appliance-by-appliance.
Stuck at home, bothered by the clutter, but you don’t know where to begin? You’re not alone!
Your favorite gym or fitness center may be shut down. But you can still work out at home, as many of these companies are stepping up. Here are 8 offering online options so you can stay fit from the safety of your home.
We’ve heard the term – forbearance – thrown around in the news, which sounds great. It’s usually simply described as delaying your mortgage payments. But before you jump at applying for a forbearance agreement, we want to make sure you fully understand what it means. First, off The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau defines forbearance as a temporary suspension […]
Feeling overwhelmed from all the coronavirus news coverage? You’re not alone. As governments continue to give updates on efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak, it can feel exhausting and like a constant barrage of negative news. And sometimes, that panic is not helped by well-meaning friends and family, all sharing similar information. Here are 4 things to do to make your online experience during these challenging times a more positive one.
You might not have been able to find certain cleaning and disinfectants in stores because of the COVID-19 outbreak. If you can’t find them in your store, don’t fret. Fortunately, you may already have cleaning products that can help combat this virus right in your home. Here are some Consumer Reports highlighted that you can use: