home renovation

Renovation loans: how to finance your home improvements

Renovating a home can be a worthwhile investment. Whether you want more space, new amenities or updated finishes, a renovation can deliver it. While a home improvement project can come with a big price tag, renovation loans are available to help finance the work and make your dream home a reality.

Small home

The art of downsizing your home

Eventually, many homeowners face the same question: to downsize or to stay in the family home? Whether you’re an empty nester or simply want lower expenses and less upkeep, downsizing is a popular move for homeowners who are ready for a change. Here’s what you need to consider to make sure your downsize is done ...

Wall-mounted TV

How big a TV should you get?

Once upon a time, buying a “big screen” TV meant shelling out a small fortune to watch fuzzy video on a bulky appliance the size of a bedroom dresser. Times have certainly changed. Today, less than $400 will score you a 55-inch panel with pristine image quality that you can hang from the wall.

House blueprint

Questions to ask when you outgrow your home

If you’ve outgrown your home and need more space, you have two options: remodel or move. Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding which solution is right for you.

Grill in back yard

Ideas for your outdoor summer party

What’s summer without enjoying the outdoors, and what’s a home without the opportunity to share it with others? These two joys come together when hosting a summer party. Here are some ideas on how to make the most of your summer get-together.

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