Tips for Starting a Home Search

Tips for Starting a Home Search
Posted October 17, 2019 in Real Estate

In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are some tips to help you get started with your home search. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage One way to show you’re serious about buying your […]

Home Improvement Projects That May Make You Happier

Home Improvement Projects That May Make You Happier
Posted October 10, 2019 in Home Improvement

Certain home remodeling projects are making homeowners happier and proving to be well worth the cost and time when they sell their properties, according to a new survey from the National Association of REALTORS®, which includes insights from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. After completing a home remodeling project, 74% of more than […]

Autumn Home Maintenance Tasks

Autumn Home Maintenance Tasks
Posted October 3, 2019 in Home Improvement

Just because the weather’s cooling off doesn’t mean your to-do list will too. Take on a few home maintenance tasks that will put you in good standing once temperatures dip. Properly store your yard equipment One of the best parts about fall: You can usually put your lawn mower into hibernation mode until spring. But […]

How Local Schools Can Impact Your Home’s Value

How Local Schools Can Impact Your Home’s Value
Posted September 26, 2019 in Real Estate

Schools are, of course, an influence on surrounding home prices. A good school district can increase buyer demand within its boundaries, which in turn increases home values. Homes located in high-scoring school districts attract more buyers, including parents who want their children to go to good schools and others who understand that a good school […]

Tips To Prepare Your Austin Lawn For Winter

Tips To Prepare Your Austin Lawn For Winter
Posted September 19, 2019 in Home Improvement

How homeowners treat their yard this autumn can determine the quality of their yard next spring and summer. Here are some helpful tips to help you lay a strong groundwork for a great yard next spring: Keep Mowing Grass still needs regular care to stay healthy. Grass that is too high may attract lawn-damaging field […]

Warning Signs That Pests May Be Damaging Your Austin Home

Warning Signs That Pests May Be Damaging Your Austin Home
Posted September 12, 2019 in Home Improvement

If you’ve noticed unusual signs of damage around your property, pests may be to blame. Rodents, insects and other types of pests can wreak havoc on properties. Here are some signs of pests possibly causing damage in your home. Unstable Floors The sudden feeling that the floors in your home are unstable could be a […]

How Much Should You Water Your Lawn?

How Much Should You Water Your Lawn?
Posted September 5, 2019 in Home Improvement

Knowing just how much to water your lawn can get tricky. Water it too little, and you end up with a wilting, faded lawn. Water it too much, and you risk fungal growth from too much moisture and runoff that can unnecessarily boost your water bill. Watering your lawn is a task that can run […]

Behr Reveals Its Pick for 2020 Color of the Year

Behr Reveals Its Pick for 2020 Color of the Year
Posted August 29, 2019 in Home Improvement

A meadow-inspired green is paint firm Behr’s top pick for the 2020 Color of the Year. Color forecasters expect the hue, called “Back to Nature,” to surface in more home interiors over the next year to bring a sense of the outdoors to the indoors. “As we look ahead to a new decade, Back To […]

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