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5 Mortgage Mistakes You Don't Have to Make

Everyone makes mistakes from time to time; after all, to err is human. While they sometimes come out of nowhere, many mistakes are easily avoided if a person is willing to put in a little extra effort or pay a little more attention. This post will highlight five simple errors commonly committed by people before or after acquiring a mortgage. With a good read and a bit of luck, you can make sure that your finances are in the best shape possible for years to come!

New Year Trends For Your Home

couples enjoying wineWith the celebration of a New Year comes a whole new set of predictions and trends that people put forth with gusto. What will 2024 have in store for people in reference to your home and how we live as a society? With 2023 in the rear view mirror it is safe to say that people are hoping for a more positive outlook on their lives and how they make their way in the world. Having to stay at home for long periods of time is not out of the ordinary so it is also safe to say that home upgrades are on most peoples to do lists. What are some things that tops a lot of lists? Let's find out!

Follow These Rules for a Perfect Basement Remodel

Is your home's living space simply not big enough? We have learned during these past few years of lockdowns and stay at home orders that you may want to find every usable space you have in your home. Before you build an addition or move, you might want to look down to find a space for a new home office, recreational space or a new bedroom. A basement that isn't finished, or at least functional, represents a massive amount of untapped potential for your home! Of course, as with any remodel, you'll want to carefully plan the project to make sure that you get the most out of the final result; otherwise, you could end up unnecessarily wasting both time and money. Keep reading to learn about some of the most important rules to follow for a perfect basement remodel!