Escrow 101 for Austin Home Buyers
Posted June 20, 2019 in Real Estate

When you buy a house in , you basically have to learn a whole new language. Between figuring things out with your mortgage lender and navigating the results of the home inspection, you’re probably googling words left and right. It’s important to protect yourself during this major transaction. And that’s why one of the words […]

Lawn Care Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Austin Home’s Curb Appeal
Posted June 13, 2019 in Home Improvement

A great lawn adds instant curb appeal to a home’s first impression, but according to Reviewed.com, homeowners may be making one of these common mistakes in their lawn maintenance: Cutting the grass too short Most grasses should be cut no shorter than 2.5 inches, according to Reviewed.com. Anything shorter could impede the grasses’ ability to […]

Household Items You Should Replace Regularly
Posted June 6, 2019 in Home Improvement

Until Homeownership 101 becomes a prerequisite for obtaining a mortgage, most of us will learn how to handle many household tasks through trial and error. There are certain tasks—like replacing critical items before they reach the end of their life span—that you don’t want to learn the hard way. HVAC filters When to replace: Every […]

Tips For Knowing When to Upsize or Downsize
Posted May 30, 2019 in Real Estate

Are you considering moving to a new home? Perhaps you think a change will make everyone happier, and help you keep up with the cost and upkeep of homeownership. Right-sizing is a common term used to describe the process of choosing a home to fit your current needs. Here are four ways to tell that […]

Home Improvement Projects Perfect for Beginners
Posted May 23, 2019 in Home Improvement

Some projects, like renovating your entire kitchen or turning a closet into a full bathroom, are too ambitious for most beginners. But even if you’re a DIY newbie, there are plenty of projects you can tackle without specialized expertise or experience. Plus, becoming more handy around your home is empowering. You’ll make mistakes along the […]

Repair or Replace Your Home’s HVAC Unit?
Posted May 16, 2019 in Home Improvement

Your HVAC system is one of those unsung heroes in your home. When it’s working well, you hardly notice. When it starts to falter, it becomes a big problem. Your HVAC system is responsible for keeping your home comfortable, no matter the temperature. If you find that your home is too cold in the winter […]

Ways to Utilize Garage Space in Your Austin Home
Posted May 9, 2019 in Home Improvement

Your garage is one of the largest spaces in your home, and can be an invaluable place for storage, when done correctly. Consider what you need to store before planning your storage strategy. Also consider combining one or more of these techniques to make the best use of the garage space in your home. Garage […]

Hire an Inspector When Buying a Home
Posted May 2, 2019 in Real Estate

Hiring a home inspector will be one of the best decisions you make if you’re in the market for a new home. The most qualified inspector can give you all the details that you need to either move forward with the sale or look elsewhere for a different home. Home Valuation The price that a […]

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