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Will 2019 Be The Year of the Millennial Homebuyer?

Millennials have a reputation for shunning homeownership, but that may change this year. Homeownership may be easier to accomplish for first-time buyers this year. (Getty Images) Only 32 percent of millennials owned a home in 2015, according to a 2018 Millennial Homeownership Report from the Urban Institute. However, that might change in 2019. While interest rates are rising, housing prices are … Read More

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home to Start Now

Don’t wait until the ball drops to start on these projects. Get a jump-start on that 2019 to-do list. The holiday season has arrived, and as you welcome family and friends to your home to celebrate, many of those home improvement projects you haven’t managed to tackle throughout the year can easily end up on the New Year’s resolution list. But … Read More

How to Guard Against 9 Winter Home Hazards

Take care of these maintenance issues before they cause damage or endanger your family and friends. The blustery winter months are already here for some regions of the country, and for others the coldest part of the year is coming fast. Whether you expect to cross-country ski to work in the first few months of the year or you live in a … Read More

5 Temporary Fixes When You Need a Major Winter Home Repair

Avoid a bigger disaster when faced with freezing pipes, a broken window, power outage or roof leak. There’s no such thing as a convenient time for something to break in your home. But winter is particularly risky because the loss of heat in your home or water damage can quickly escalate, which is why it’s important to act fast to avoid further … Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for a Winter Storm

Get your home ready for rough winter weather with these simple tips. In many parts of the northern U.S., a forecast for a winter storm is standard course for the season. It’s only when the car can’t make it down the driveway anymore that it’s time to consider the weather bad. For people in other regions, the first hint of … Read More

The Guide For First-Time Homebuyers

What you need to know about going from full-time renter to homeowner and the process in between. You have a lot of logistical and financial hurdles to clear before you can celebrate the biggest purchase of your life. Owning a home is a major milestone many Americans expect to achieve in their lifetime. It’s not simply about having the ability … Read More

What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2019

Changes in mortgage rates may cause homebuyers and sellers to hesitate about jumping into the market, while renters benefit from higher homeownership rates. Experts predict a slowing growth of home prices across the U.S. (Getty Images) Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in 2019 – or find the perfect rental – it helps to know what you’re up … Read More

The Best Apps for House Hunting

These apps will have you scrolling and swiping listings to your heart’s content. Browse for homes – and maybe even close a deal. The days of picking up a real estate book at your local grocery store are long gone, and house hunting apps are growing in number and sophistication. As the online real estate marketing industry becomes increasingly competitive, … Read More