Dust is a fact of life. Outside of high-tech factory clean rooms, a bit of dust is the norm, and your health and comfort are usually not affected. Inside the home can be a different story, however. Enclosed spaces can cause the components of dust – tiny bits of cloth, paper, hair, pet dander, skin cells, dirt and more – to build up, causing a cleaning nuisance and potentially triggering allergies.
When you’re getting ready to sell your home, you want to showcase all its positive features. To do this effectively, you may need to take some time to stage your home’s interior and exterior for potential homebuyers in order to sell it quickly and for a great price. Read on to learn about some of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to stage your home!
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, $500 will score you a 55-inch panel with pristine image quality that you can hang from the wall.
If you’re paying for private mortgage insurance (PMI) on your home loan, you may qualify to remove it early. Since mortgage insurance only protects your loan servicer (the company you make your mortgage payments to), not you, the sooner you can get rid of it and stop paying monthly premiums, the better. Here’s an overview of the options for removing mortgage insurance.
If you’re looking to buy your next home, it’s likely that you already have a number of items on your homebuying wish list. As a parent, that list may get a bit longer since children have many unique needs. Check out some of these suggestions for things to consider when buying a home if you have children.