Archive for the ‘Housing’ Category

Are you shocked every time you look at your electric bill lately? If the monthly charges are much higher than you’re used to paying, or you moved to a new home and you’ve significantly underestimated how much your monthly electric bill would be, it can be very frustrating. After all, if you have a specific […]

Are you thinking about putting your home on the market? With the real estate market being very competitive in some areas, it can sometimes be a challenge to sell property for a price you’re satisfied with, especially if it’s your first time selling a home. We spoke with professionals working in the real industry, and […]

Whether you’re replacing just one item, furnishing a room, or you’ve got a whole home to decorate, the following tips can help you cut down on your furniture shopping costs: Display items If a furniture store is getting ready to replace their inventory, they’ll need to get rid of their display items first. Oftentimes, they’ll […]

The cost of furnishing a home can quickly add up, even if you’re shopping for moderately priced pieces. The cost can really add up if you’ve been living in a smaller place, such as an apartment, and you just bought a large house. Although you might not be starting entirely from scratch, it can sure […]

If you have bad credit, it can be difficult to get approved for rental housing, especially in an area or building that is in high demand. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s impossible, and there are other options available for those with poor credit. If you have bad credit and you need to get approved […]

There’s no denying that moving can be expensive, especially if you’re relocating hundreds (or thousands) of miles away. But many people are surprised at all of the other expenses that tend to pop up during the process. By knowing about some of these expenses ahead of time, you can budget accordingly and won’t be taken […]

For most homeowners, their mortgage loan payment is the largest bill they’ll have coming in every month. Because traditional mortgage loans will also usually mean 30 years of monthly mortgage loan payments, it can be difficult to anticipate how life will change. What may have once been affordable may no longer be the case—for example, […]

Whether you’re moving out on your own for the first time or your current lease is about to run out and you’re ready for a change, there are a lot of options out there when it comes to rental housing. For one, you might have the option to rent from a home that’s privately owned, […]

Whether you’re moving out on your own for the first time or your current lease is about to run out and you’re ready for a change, there are a lot of options out there when it comes to rental housing. For one, you might have the option to rent from a home that’s privately owned, […]

  For many young adults moving out on their own for the first time to attend college, living on campus isn’t their first choice. And depending on the area and the specific college, it’s not unusual for dorm room expenses to be costlier than off-campus housing options. But as a student venturing into the real […]