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By Emma Sturgis Investing in solar panels for your home can be a big decision. It's an upfront cost that you have to consider, and the big question is whether or not it will pay off in the long run. The answer is yes! There are many long-term benefits of investing in solar panels for your home, from saving money on energy bills to taking advantage of government incentives....

By Brooke Chaplan  When it comes to owning a home, roofing problems can be among the most costly and worrisome issues. From missing shingles to leaks and more, there are a variety of common roofing problems that every homeowner should be aware of. In this blog post, we'll look at some of the most common roofing problems and provide you with tips on how to fix them.  Missing...

By Lizzie Weakley  If you’ve ever tried to tackle a plumbing problem yourself, then you know it can be a daunting task. From clogged toilets to faulty fixtures, there are many DIY projects that can quickly become overwhelming. But when is it time to call in the professionals? Here are five plumbing issues that require the expertise of a certified plumber.  Faulty...

By Emma Sturgis  If you’re in the market for real estate, it’s essential to know what to look for when it comes to contracts. After all, these legal documents are binding and can have a huge impact on your purchase. Your contract should include certain details that ensure your rights as an owner and buyer are fully protected. Let’s take a look at what those...

By Kara Masterson  Moving house can be an exciting but stressful experience. To ensure that the process is as smooth and stress-free as possible, there are several important steps to take before, during, and after the move. Here are five strategies for making a successful transition into your new home.   Make a Plan
Making a plan for your move is essential...

By Lizzie Weakley  Roof repair is an expensive but necessary part of homeownership. Unfortunately, many homeowners are unaware that their homeowners insurance can cover some or all of the costs associated with roof repair. This blog post will explore how to get your homeowners insurance to cover roof repairs and what you need to know before filing a claim.  Determine...

By Meghan Belnap Considering a few major renovations to add value if you're looking to sell your home soon. While it's always a bonus when you can do the work yourself and save money, there are some renovations you should consider hiring a professional. Here are some suggestions that can increase your home's value. Kitchen Renovation
Kitchen renovations are...

By Kara Masterson  So, you're thinking of buying a house? Congratulations! This is a huge milestone in your life. But before you start touring homes and picking out paint colors, there are a few things you need to take care of first. Here are four things you might not realize you need when buying a home. A Good Credit Score
Your credit score is a three-digit...

By Dixie Somers  When you're looking for a new home, the absolute best asset to have is a real estate agent that you can trust. After all, this person will be helping you make one of the biggest financial decisions of your life. But with so many agents out there, how can you be sure you're choosing the right one? Here are some key qualities to look for in a top-notch...

By Lizzie Weakly  Concrete is one of the most commonly used materials in construction projects. It's versatile, durable and relatively inexpensive, which makes it a great choice for a variety of applications. But if you're not careful, concrete can also be a source of stressful surprises. Here are four tips to help you avoid common concrete mishaps. Order Enough...