As adults approach their golden years, the homes they once thought of as sanctuaries can become unsafe. Families wrestle with the decision to keep parents and grandparents in their homes or move them into assisted living facilities or other senior residences.
Real estate can be an incredibly fruitful investment. Buying a property at the right time can provide investors with a substantial return when they decide to sell, and that opportunity compels many men and women to consider investing in real estate.
A home is a safe haven for its residents. No matter what’s going on at school or the office, many people know they can relax in comfort and safety when they arrive home at the end of a day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mortgage rates crept slightly higher this week but remain at low levels that could encourage more home-buying.
Winter weather requires all types of modifications, including donning additional layers of clothing or turning the thermostat up a few ticks. But such adjustments can have an adverse impact on the environment, including increasing a person’s carbon footprint and energy consumption.
Mold and mildew are not only unsightly, but unhealthy. These fungi grow readily in damp areas and are found in the air breathed both indoors and outside. If left unaddressed, mold and mildew can threaten the health of a home’s inhabitants.
Buying a home can be very competitive. A well-maintained property with all of the bells and whistles that today’s buyers demand figures to attract many offers, and buyers who have found their dream homes must be prepared to make an offer that sellers can’t refuse.
Avid gardeners may be enticed by the idea of a greenhouse that allows them to explore their passion for plants year-round. While it’s true that greenhouses afford this luxury, there are important things to consider before erecting a greenhouse in your yard.
Millions of people cannot imagine life at home without their cats. Cats make wonderful pets, bringing their own unique personality into a home and providing companionship to their owners. As great as cats are, millions still enter animal shelters every year.
Many people routinely find themselves confronted with situations that could be made simpler if they were just a little more organized. Whether it’s lost keys, cramped cabinets or misplaced documents, minor yet inconvenient situations can be mitigated if not eliminated if men and women simply…
When shopping for a home, it’s easy for buyers to fall in love with a property. A well-maintained home with updated features can be hard to resist, but buyers must consider more than just a home’s appearance before submitting an offer.
Families will spend time and energy cleaning and organizing for guests visiting their house, but what about making sure the air in their house is safe for others to breathe?
High school students have a lot on their plates. Today’s parents often lament that kids’ schedules are far more hectic than their own schedules were when they were teenagers. But for many high school students, a familiar foe their parents have no doubt encountered is proving a considerable s…
Even real estate agents get a chance to enjoy themselves like was the case of the Spicey Realtors team that competed in the recent Chili Pepper Cookoff. From left are Dawn Dell, Marilyn Stokes, Lisa Terrell, Rona Port and Sharon Byrd, all from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Florida Proper…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans took advantage of lower mortgage rates and purchased more homes in October, though sales were held back by a shortage of available properties.
Real estate transactions often involve significant amounts of money. As a result, it’s common for both buyers and sellers to enlist the services of a host of professionals with real estate experience.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — “It started off with just experiments” are Anne Venable’s famous last words.
This home is located at 3314 Waterwood Drive in Golf Hammock/Cormorant Point located in Sebring, Florida. This property has just been listed for sale at $174,250 and is listed with Kevin and Teresa Bock with Re/Max Realty Plus in Sebring, Florida.
A home is the most substantial investment many people will ever make. Once down payments have been made and closing costs have been paid, homeowners may still be staring down sizable expenses as they begin to tackle any repairs that need to be made.
Your dog is barking like crazy and you hear something shuffling out there in the dark, but you’re not sure what it might be. Grabbing a flash light, you shine the back yard to discover a thick naked tail reminiscent of a huge rat. Moving your light up the rounded body you discover the pointy…
LAKE PLACID — Want to get into the Christmas spirit? Want to go on a caravan? Want to meet lots of nice people? Want to have some fun? Well then, Saturday, Dec. 7 has to be marked off on your calendar. That’s when the Lake Placid Garden Club Christmas tour is scheduled for.