5 Problems Your Home Inspector Might Not Catch

You’ve found your dream home, put in an offer that the seller couldn’t refuse, and sealed the deal. But before you head out to buy new furniture, there’s still one little task that needs to be completed: the home inspection.…

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Bathroom Look and Feel Larger Than it Really is

Designing and decorating a teeny tiny bathroom can be a daunting task. Combining both style and function is a lot more challenging when you’re working with a small space. If your budget is tight, you might be tempted to just …

5 Hacks You Can Do Right Now to Jack up Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Mortgage

If you’re thinking of buying a house and applying for a mortgage someday, you might want to work on your credit. Lenders will look at you as nothing but a risky liability if your score is under 600. With a …

Indoor Greenery: Why, What and How?

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The “Why”

The “why” for indoor house plants should be fairly obviously, right? They scrub the air in your home, they lend a tranquil vibe to any room, and as a design element they’re super versatile, adding color, texture, and …

Welcome! 10 Front Door Set-ups That Work

1. Red Door

The fire engine red front door will always be number one. It’s eye catching against your front yard greenery, against your door molding, and against almost any exterior home color. Put simply, you cannot go wrong with …

Ultra-Mod Flooring You Hadn’t Considered (But Should)

Leather Belt Tiles

If you’re someone who enjoys unique home features, we bet you just can’t get enough of this unique design element. It’s very popular in the UK. So if your style leans anglophile, get on this leather …

Top 10 DIY Do’s and Don’ts

HomeownerDIY1.ELECTRICAL DO: Handy dandy dimmers for your lighting.

Obviously, it’s not major electrical work, but you do have to connect some wires. That being said, it’s super easy – just buy the dimmer style you want at any hardware …

8 Uplifting Window Treatments for 2015

Windows treatments are the windows to your…well, your decorating soul. They’re practical, essential, and endlessly versatile. They’ll add glam to your glum or give instant definition to an ill-defined room. They’re also on the front lines of your energy saving …

Six Ideal Ways to Save on Home Heating

It may have been the warmest autumn on record for most parts of the country, but winter is (still) coming. In Southern California alone, the average cost of gas for a small home is at least around $1.50 a day. …

Myth or Fact? Unveiling the Truth Behind 5 Common Misperceptions About Reverse Mortgages

Depending on who you’re talking to, you’ll probably get a different perception about reverse mortgages – just like with almost anything else in life. Unfortunately, not everyone is a practicing mortgage agent, so it’ll take some due diligence to sift …