Tag: home

How Much Does Your House Cost You?

In recent years I’ve been following a number of vlogs about living in an RV. This type of lifestyle really intrigues me, and most especially with how housing cost so much in California and New York. For a lot of people, traditional living in a house, townhouse, or apartment isn’t an option. It has just become …

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Try This Tip to Get the Edge On a House Offer

I’m a big fan of negotiating to get a better deal and to save more money. I know it’s not often easy in our society or comfortable – but it can be worth the effort. Like they always say, “it doesn’t hurt to ask“. One of the biggest – and overlooked tactic in negotiating for …

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The Power of Home Equity

This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank  Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and – best …

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3 Little-Known Tips on Buying Your First Home

We bought our third home last year, the third home we’ve owned since we were married 17 years ago, and I have to say, we are still learning lessons about good and smart practices during the home buying process.  You would’ve thought – and we did – that we were pros by now, but even …

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4 Safety Tips Before Doing Your Own Electrical Work

Have you ever wanted to dive in and do your own household electrical work? Even though there was a voice telling you, “you can’t do it – you’ll get electrocuted!” Believe me – I’ve heard them too – and there was one time in particular, I should have listened. We had just moved into our …

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