Tips For Getting Marker Stains Out Of Your Carpet

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Getting Marker Stains Out Of Your Carpet

Buying markers for your kids may have sounded like a great idea at the time; however, once a marker explodes on your carpet, you may regret your decision to purchase the markers. Kids and carpeting do not always mix well. Kids are known for leaving things on the floor, and they rarely think of the consequences. If you just discovered marker stains on your carpet and want to eliminate the stains, you may find success with one of these methods. At-Home Remedies The first thing you should realize is that stains are easier to eliminate from...

read more

Mice Invading Your House? Mouse-Proof Your Home’s Vinyl Siding

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mice Invading Your House? Mouse-Proof Your Home’s Vinyl Siding

If you see mice in your kitchen and you can’t find holes anywhere in the room or rest of the house, check your home’s vinyl siding for damage. Mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime. Mice have a keen sense of smell and can pick up odors from cereal boxes and other stored food. Mice will also invade your home if it’s not mouse-proofed properly. Here’s more information about mice and siding, and what you can do to keep mice out of your kitchen walls and home once you find them. Can Mice Really...

read more

4 Home Features Ideal For Book Lovers

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Home Features Ideal For Book Lovers

When shopping for a new home, it’s important to consider the various hobbies and activities that you will engage in on a daily basis. If you love to read, then you understand how important it is to have a comfortable reading spot and a place to store all of your books. Instead of adapting a home after you’ve purchased it, looking for specific features beforehand can make a huge difference for your reading situation. As you tour through homes for sale, there are four different features to look for. Each one of these caters directly...

read more

Building Wealth By Buying A Military Home: 3 Tips To Consider For Maximum Profit

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Building Wealth By Buying A Military Home: 3 Tips To Consider For Maximum Profit

Most Americans are quite patriotic and are happy to enlist in the military in order to serve and protect their country. In 2010, 2,266,883 Americans were serving in the U.S. military. If you happen to be serving in the military, this doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to put the rest of your life on hold. In fact, you can still juggle many aspects of your life—especially wealth building. One of the easiest ways to build wealth is to invest in real estate, and there’s no better way than investing in a custom built military home...

read more

How To Inexpensively And Quickly Update A Dated Kitchen

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Inexpensively And Quickly Update A Dated Kitchen

Buyers consider a home’s kitchen is one of the most important selling points of a home. If you are looking to list your home for sale, you will want to make the kitchen stand out. But, if your kitchen is dated, you may not want to invest in a full-blown renovation. This is because most kitchen renovations will only net you about 66 percent of your investment back when it comes time to sell your home. This means, if you invest $20,000 in a renovation, you are only likely to increase your home’s value by about $13,200. As such,...

read more

3 Items To Toss, Store Or Sell Before Moving Abroad

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Items To Toss, Store Or Sell Before Moving Abroad

Moving day can be stressful. This is true whether you’re just changing apartments or going halfway across the world–either way, you’ll still need to make decisions about what to bring and what to get rid of. When moving abroad, these decisions become even more crucial; certain household items and belongings can be extremely expensive to ship overseas, or may not even match the culture found in your destination country. In this short list, you’ll learn about three items you should almost always toss, store, or sell,...

read more

Three Things You Can Do To Make Renting A Home The Best Possible Experience For You

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Things You Can Do To Make Renting A Home The Best Possible Experience For You

Renting a home can be a daunting task for those who are new to the process. However, it doesn’t need to be be that way, especially if a prospective renter is informed about the rental process and is mindful of a few important tactics. Below are three key things that can help ensure you find the best possible rental arrangement for yourself and family: Investigate a prospective landlord’s background Once you find a possible property to rent, it is important to look more closely at the background of your prospective landlord from...

read more

4 Reasons To Connect Your Real Estate Agent With Your Lender

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Reasons To Connect Your Real Estate Agent With Your Lender

If you are purchasing your first home, you may be surprised if your real estate agent asks for contact information for your lender. After all, with a loan approval letter, your real estate agent already knows what houses you qualify for. It makes sense that you would want to keep your financial information private and secure, so you may be hesitant to put your real estate agent in direct contact with your loan officer. However, there are several reasons that you should consider allowing your loan officer and real estate agent to work together...

read more

Termite Spotting 101: How To Spot An Infestation

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Termite Spotting 101: How To Spot An Infestation

Termites may be beneficial in the wild, but in your home, they’re a silent, yet deadly killer of wooden structures and paper products. According to the LSU College of Agriculture, termites contribute to over $2 billion in damage to buildings each year. Add on the fact that termite damage isn’t covered by your homeowner’s insurance, and you’ll understand why you’d want to detect an infestation sooner rather than later. Discarded Wings as a Calling Card When young winged male and female termites (also known as...

read more

5 Extra Ways Tenant Screening Services Help You Find Great Renters

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Extra Ways Tenant Screening Services Help You Find Great Renters

When you’re trying to keep hundreds of apartment units occupied and producing income, the idea of personally screening new tenants can push you over the edge into exhaustion. Outsource at least a little of your property management responsibility to a tenant screening service. These services offer three additional benefits on top of the credit and rental history reports you receive. Gauge Response Time Developing a complete sense of who a renter is requires more than just a report showing their history of paying rent and managing their...

read more