Is now a good time to refinance your mortgage?

With mortgage rates currently near 2017 lows* and not too far from all-time U.S. historic lows, it’s worth asking if now is the right time to refinance your mortgage. Since favorable rates like today’s may not be available in several months or years, now may be a good time for many people to refinance.

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How to – protect plants from frost and freezes

With the arrival of cooler fall weather, gardeners need to be prepared for the threat of freezing temperatures and frost. If the weather dips below freezing (32° F or 0° C) or gets cold enough for frost to form, there’s a good chance that sensitive plants will be harmed or killed. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your plants survive the cold unscathed.

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The basics of condo ownership

The classic image of the American Dream may include a freestanding house (with or without a picket fence), but for a significant number of Americans, condominiums are home sweet home. City residents, singles, couples, seniors and others may find this type of homeownership to be the best fit for their needs and budget.

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#DKMCrecipes – Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup

Now that the leaves are finally changing and the temperatures are starting to dip, it’s the perfect time to indulge in some of fall’s favorite flavors. Try this scrumptious soup recipe over the weekend and enjoy the leftovers throughout the week! 

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How to – rake leaves like a pro

A fall rite of passage for homeowners, raking leaves is as simple as most yardwork comes. Nonetheless, there’s still a smart and a not-so-smart way to do the job. If you’d rather spend less time corralling fallen foliage and more time enjoying the season, here are some tips on how to rake like a pro. 

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