New Homeowners
As a first-time home buyer, no doubt you’re encountering lots of new things all at once. From navigating confusing mortgage lingo to figuring out how everything in your place operates,…
Pros and Cons of Homeowners Associations: What to Know About HOAs Before You Buy
If you’re shopping for a new house, you’re likely to come across at least a few properties that are part of a homeowners association, or HOA. Some 26 million homes…
Door
As a potential home buyer, there’s a lot to consider when you’re looking at different properties. Did you know that a home’s windows and doors can give you a glimpse…
Plumbing
That first visit to a home you’re thinking about buying gives you a great opportunity to get a feel for the home, and there are many factors to consider. One…
Furnace
There’s nothing quite like walking into your toasty-warm home on a cold winter’s night. When looking at a home you might purchase, one thing you may want to do is take…
Water Heater
A water heater may not be at the top of the list of things you’re looking for in a house, but it’s important to at least give it a look…
Sump Pump
If you’ve never owned a home before, you may not be familiar with the sump pump or the sewer ejector pump. Some homes have a sump pump in order to…
Electrical Panel
When you’re looking at a home you’re thinking about buying, you have a lot to consider: The home’s location, its size and layout, and its price are all important factors.…
Air Conditioning
An air conditioner may not be at the top of your priority list if you’re house-hunting in the cooler months, but by the time summer rolls around again, it may…
Gutters
House-hunters have many things to examine in a potential new home, both inside and out, to help ensure they’re making the best decision they can. One thing you might not…