Youth Bicycle Helmets and Child Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Become Tax Exempt on July 1, 2014

Child Restraint Systems and Booster Seats for use in a Motor Vehicle Effective July 1, 2014, child restraint systems and booster seats for use in motor vehicles are exempt from sales tax. Components or accessories that are sold separately from the child restraint system … [Read more...]

How to Create a Pet-Friendly Home

Whether you’ve just bought a house or welcomed a new pet into your current abode, some updates may be necessary in order for you and your pet to live in harmony. Here are some tips on how to start off your relationship on the right “paw.” Upholster your home with pet … [Read more...]

Throwing a Housewarming Party? Tips for a Successful Soiree

If you recently moved into a new space, you’ve undoubtedly invested a lot of time, energy and money into making your new house a home. And throwing a housewarming party is a great way to get all of your friends, family and neighbors together and show off your new digs. If … [Read more...]

Breaking News: Handyman Services Save Homeowners Money!

Whether you're standing around the water cooler, talking shop in the garage, or sipping wine at a dinner party, there's a lot of talk these days about which home remodeling projects are a good investment, and which ones are best left for better economic times. That said, the … [Read more...]

Home Ownership Pays!

No question about it, home ownership is a big investment, maybe the largest you’ll ever make.  But over time, it’s an investment that pays for itself many times over.  Here’s how: Tax Advantages Mortgage Interest is tax deductible Real estate taxes are tax … [Read more...]

Renting instead of Buying? Read This!

Buying A Home Is Now 38% Cheaper Than Renting Is renting or buying a better financial bet? Every six months, Trulia’s chief economist Jed Kolko runs the numbers to answer that question and help you stay on top of the trends.  So what does Trulia’s Winter 2014 Rent vs. … [Read more...]

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Questions to Answer Before Buying a Home

Taking the first step toward buying your home is both exhilarating and overwhelming. As you delve into the process, it is important to consider several factors. Buying a home is one of the largest financial investments you make in your life, so you’ll want to be … [Read more...]

What House Can You Really Afford?

What does “value” mean to you? To me, the word “value” means priceless—things money cannot buy. The problem with the American mentality is that we put such importance on material things and not on things that are valuable. I cringe when I read inspirational or … [Read more...]

Let’s Find Your Perfect Home!

Purchasing a new home is a journey that requires attention to every detail. Don't worry if you feel like you've changed your mind a million times on what you think you want. To help you best determine your wants and needs, start by making a list: List Must-Haves … [Read more...]

Trivia about Valentine’s Day

  Valentine's Day Trivia about Valentine's Day About three percent of pet owners give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets. One-third of all Valentine's Day cards are accompanied by gifts. Hallmark has more than 1,330 different cards specifically … [Read more...]