Pros and Cons of Living in Condos

Condos or condominiums are privately owned residences inside of a larger building or a community. All the units share common areas and amenities like pool, fitness center, lawns, etc. Condos are very popular nowadays because of the lower price in comparison with other options, as well as less maintenance. Condos are a real estate concept […]

8 Backyard Features That Boost Your Home’s Value or ‘Chill’ Factor

https://www.homelight.com/blog/backyard-features-that-add-value/ Activities like running, hiking, and camping attract about 13.6 million Americans each year—but perhaps the easiest way to enjoy the outdoors is just chilling in the backyard. “You’re not going to find a better place than your backyard where you can hang out and relax,” said Ida Schwartz, a top selling agent in Miami Beach, Florida, with […]

4 Major Turn-Offs for Prospective Home Buyers

If you’re trying to sell your home, you have a bit of a balancing act ahead of you. After all, you want to be able to still live in your home while also maintaining its appearance so that you can impress prospective buyers. Although prospective buyers may be willing to overlook certain aspects of a […]

Home, at Last: Top Things to Look for in a Starter Home

You’ve thought about it. Dreamt about it. Planned, scrimped, and saved for it. Now it’s here. Time to start the search for the perfect starter home. But there is probably going to be a lot more to finding your first home than you might have expected. Getting Your Financial House in Order You might already […]

The Role of Mobile Apps in Shaping the Future of Smart Homes

When the smartphone made its first appearance in recent decades, it took the world by storm. Everyone wanted a computer in their pocket that gave them access to the internet, music and games. Since their debut, smartphones have become an essential part of daily life, which means apps are more prevalent than ever before. It’s […]

4 Creative Tiny Home Renovations

Tiny homes can be comfortable, cozy, and cute, but they can also feel confining and cluttered. If you relate to  the latter descriptions, then there is still hope for you and your tiny home. The one barrier that stands between you and the home of your dreams is the lack of space. If you want […]

Breaking the Millennial Out of Home Buying Gridlock

Even with encouraging job and wage reports starting in early 2014, many real estate market experts and economists are still less than enthusiastic about the return of the Millennial generation to the real estate buyer market.  The young generation, particularly recent college graduates, have historically been the foundation of first-time new home buying. Better Jobs & […]

5 Household Items That Are Worth Splurging on (and 5 Items That Are Definitely Not)

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/ALpEkP29Eys Designing a home, especially your first one, is both a challenging and marvelous process. Naturally, you want everything to be perfect. Unfortunately, unlike the Hollywood A-listers, you are probably operating on a limited budget and don’t have a professional interior designer to point out the subtle details and help you make all […]

Kitchen Style Trends to Look For in 2020-2021

Image Credits Kitchen the Heart of Your Home While some may consider a kitchen only as a place to store, cook, and prepare your food, we all know that it serves a key role in the house and remodeling your kitchen is something that needs a lot of attention. For families, it’s a meeting place to discuss […]

5 Bedroom Updates That Will Ensure Better Sleep

Image source: https://unsplash.com/photos/vhztm9QC0L0 Apart from being a major obstacle to individual health and wellness, sleep deprivation is becoming an economic issue as well. In fact, lack of sleep had cost the US economy $411 billion in 2016 alone. The logic is simple: when millions of working adults don’t sleep properly, workplace productivity (and consequently, the […]