Home Improvements You Never Knew You Could Do Yourself

by Renee' Anderson 31. May 2013
Spring is here, the weather is beginning to get warmer, and I’m ready to kick back and relax! Wait, there are some things around the house that need to be tended to first. After all, I’d rather kick back and relax on a nice patio than the dirt/mud area in my backyard. Wait, I don’t have the money to pay a contractor to come out to my house, design and build me a patio. Wait, I’ll do it myself. Seriously, how hard can it be? I mean it’s not like my husband and I wor... [More]

5 Home Improvements That Add Value

by Andrew Schreiber 28. May 2013
As a homeowner you need to realize that there are some home improvements that will boost your home’s value and some improvements that are probably not worth it. One general rule of thumb is that luxury-type renovations and renovations that conform to your specific lifestyle might not always improve value. Things like a pool, in-home studio, or extravagant landscaping do not always add value to your home. The majority of buyers find the following items to be more appealing: Kitchen Remodel ... [More]

The Ultimate Question: Buy or Lease?

by Wade Barnes 25. February 2013
So you’ve decided on a new car! You’ve picked the make, model, color and options but the tough question is still looming. Should I buy or lease? Like many financial decisions, the answer is highly dependent on individual situations, but to help narrow the scope of your decision, it is best to consider the benefits of leasing to see if this option is best for your situation.  Benefits of Leasing Perhaps the greatest benefit of leasing is the fact that you can get into a new car... [More]


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