The spring real estate market is on the way

The calendar may say it’s winter, but the spring real estate market isn’t far off. This period is one of the most popular times to buy or sell a home, and in some regions, it begins as early as January or February. If you’re planning to make a move, spring can be the ideal time ...

Tips for reducing your winter heating bill

Heating costs are expected to surge this winter. While you can’t control utility prices, there are several things you can do to minimize your heating bill. Here’s some advice that should help you stay cozy through winter without burning through too much cash.

What rising mortgage rates mean for you

Mortgage rates have been making a move. After a period of record lows that roughly spanned the previous two years, rates have been on their way up in 2022. The U.S. central bank has announced its intention to fight inflation with higher interest rates, which means mortgage rates seem poised to continue their rise. If ...

How to create a workspace in your home

Whether you work from home, have school-aged children or just want a conducive space for computer use or household paperwork, a dedicated home workspace can be a worthwhile investment. How you set up your space can impact mood, focus, creativity, productivity, comfort and even health. With that in mind, here’s what to consider when creating ...

Common Mortgage Questions Answered

Buying a home will most likely be the largest purchase of your life, so you want to make sure you know what you’re doing so that you still have some money in your wallet. The national median price of a single family home for the third quarter of 2014 is $217,300. Depending on where you ...

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