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Do you need a realtor?

The short answer is no, but not using a realtor, instead thinking you can use the internet as your only means of information is short-sighted. From researching the projected cost of utilities to local zoning restrictions, you’re going to invest countless hours in research before making an offer. As a buyer, and especially as a …

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What does the government shutdown mean for my mortgage?

When the government shuts down, who gets hit hardest among people needing a home mortgage? The latest version of federal breakdown made one fact painfully clear: It all depends on the type of loan you’re shopping for, or already had in progress. For many borrowers a VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) mortgage or FHA (Federal …

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Most Popular Eco-Friendly Flooring Solutions

There was a time when the term eco-friendly evoked images of bland, boring, and neutral colored materials. Thankfully, that is not the case anymore. As more designers seek out eco-friendly materials for an environmentally aware clientele, manufacturers have given the design world many beautiful options. 1. Cork Cork is relatively new to the flooring world. …

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Energy Efficient Home Improvement Projects

Commonly heard and read about energy-saving advice: Buy only Energy Star-rated appliances, replace incandescent light bulbs with fluorescent twists or LEDs, and choose the cheapest electric provider. But there are many other low-cost, energy-saving strategies that can escape homeowners’ attention. About 35 percent of heating and cooling is lost through the roof, according to energy …

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The Basics of the USDA Loan

Do you seem more comfortable surrounded by pastures than pavement? If so, buying a home in a rural setting might be well within reach, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture mortgage program. In fact, the USDA has one of the government’s least-known mortgage assistance programs. Issued through the USDA loan program, also known as …

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Five Slow Cooker Recipes to Warm You Up This Winter

Easy Slow Cooker Saag Aloo This delightful Indian dish makes a great side. You may have tried a similar version with cheese (called saag paneer) at an Indian restaurant. This vegan version allows everyone to enjoy it. Ingredients 1.5 pounds potatoes ½ onion, thinly sliced ½ cup water ½ vegetable stock cube, crumbled 1 Tbsp …

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