Top 10 US Cities With the Highest Rent Rates

While rental prices across the nation are steadily climbing, in many cities they are spiking faster than residents can keep up with. For many, home ownership is just too expensive right now, leading them to opt for rentals in the

5 Tips for Making a TV Part of Your Décor

The average American household now has almost three TVs, a number that has been steadily increasing since the 70s. TVs have long expanded beyond the family room to include children’s bedrooms, kitchens, and even bathrooms. Even with today’s wall-mounted TVs,

Fastest Ways to Build Equity in Your Home

If you’ve got a mortgage on your home, not only do the regular payments you make go towards paying off your property, they also go towards building equity.

Basically, equity is the difference between your home’s value and your outstanding

Stylish & Affordable Furniture for First-Time Homeowners

Going from a renter to a homeowner is a big step, especially if it means going from a tiny, cramped space to a multi-bedroom house. In addition to having an endless expanse of empty wall space to fill, a new

NFL Stadiums Affect Home Values (But Is It Good or Bad?)

With the NFL season upon us, stadiums across the country are already gearing up for rowdy and excited crowds. But how does that activity affect the values and prices of nearby homes? Is it a good or bad thing to

5 Signs of an Upcoming Buyer’s Market

Simply put, a buyer’s market is basically one that favors buyers. While this isn’t exactly rocket science, there’s a little more that goes into officially identifying a buyer’s market. 

If you’re a homebuyer sitting on the sidelines waiting for the

Interior Design Trends That Are Overrated

You don’t wear bellbottoms anymore, nor do you sport a mullet (we hope, anyway). Just like your personal style changes, so does the world of home design. Here are a few decor trends that may have had their 15 minutes

Can You Change Mortgage Lenders Before Your Home Closes?

You’ve found a home that you’ve put an offer on, and have secured a lender to provide you with the mortgage you need to finance the place.

Somewhere down the line, you decide that you’d like to look elsewhere for