Are We on the Edge of Another Mortgage Crisis?

Real Estate Investors be advised. The US housing market may be in for another mortgage crisis on the level of that ten years ago. Or maybe not. Different sources claim different opinions, and both deserve exploration. So, without further ado: The 2017 (Or Not) Mortgage Bubble.   A History Lesson A number of financial factors caused the infamous 2008 Housing Crisis in...

4 Interior Design Tips to Make Your Home More Livable

The overall construction of your home adds to its ambiance and style, but interior design has a lot to do with the colors, textures and items that you add after the construction phase. Now that you've gone through the construction phase of building your house, it's time to focus on the finer details.

5 States With the Highest Foreclosure Rates

When the subprime mortgage crisis roiled the U.S. housing market from 2007 to 2010, many states saw their number of home foreclosures increase. Nationally, the foreclosure rate peaked at about 3.6% by the beginning of 2011. The overall picture has since improved, with the national rate declining to around .05% at the time of this writing. The recovery hasn't been...

How Do I Fix My Uneven Driveway?

Heavy vehicles, leaky fluids, extreme temperatures and simple age can all take a heavy toll on a driveway, causing it to crack and become uneven. This causes the driveway to become unsightly, makes it hard to use, and can even present a danger to your vehicles. Though it is possible to DYI some of these projects, it...

3 Backyard Additions That Will Add Major Bucks to Your Home’s Value

As a homeowner, you’re not only tasked with maintaining the value of your home but also with adding to it. There are a variety of ways to increase the value of a home, but most are much too expensive and often don't hold a high enough return. However, not all is lost. One of the best ways...

Dealing with the House After a Loved One Passes

It can often be emotional and painful once a loved one passes away and you begin to mourn his or her death. Unfortunately, there are often other matters to work through when planning the funeral or handling the person's affairs. If you have to deal with a house once your loved one passes away, there are a...

Small Fixes That Can Preserve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Doing small things to improve your house's curb appeal can be a great way to make your house more visually appealing. This is especially useful if you're preparing to sell your home. While some projects may sound like they aren't small fixes, there are things you can do that are both manageable and can make your home...

3 Steps to Help You Get Started in Real Estate Investing

When it comes to real estate investing, there are many successful individuals and many skeptical people as well. One of the main issues always seems to be with the word “but.” “I would love to invest in real estate, but…” And then the person puts up roadblocks. “I don’t have enough capital” and “I’m not a handyman”...

How to Smooth Out Your House Hunting Process

House hunting can be an exciting process, but it can also be intimidating. You may have no idea what you’re looking for when you begin, and you might go through five houses before you finally find the house of your dreams. How can you make the process any easier? By focusing on your priorities, you can make...

4 Must-Know Tips for Building Your Dream Home

If you've been hunting for your dream home but coming up short, don't despair. It's still out there, but you might need to be a bit more proactive. Building your dream home might be the best option if you know exactly what you want are able to deal with the construction wait. Before building your dream home,...

How to Add Value to Your Commercial Property

People need space to do their business, and why shouldn’t they do it on your commercial property? Help your property fit potential tenants’ needs by adding value to your commercial property. Below are some ideas to get you started. Add Indoor Amenities To attract businesses to lease on your property, a...

How to Keep Your Tiny Home Eco-Friendly

Tiny homes are naturally inclined to be more eco-friendly than their larger counterparts. It's easy to think that, as the owner of a tiny home, your job is done in that regard. However, even with the smaller footprint of your tiny home, there are still some things you can do to stay eco-friendly. Build...

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(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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Life has a way of throwing curveballs that can put you in tough situations. Combine that with the myriad of laws that...