Real Estate

Suggestions when shopping for fencing

A post-and-rail fence can be sufficient if the goal is to mark off property lines but not obscure views. Fences can improve functionality of a yard and provide extra security and privacy. Some fences are decorative while others are functional. Famili… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Student debt delays home ownership and other purchases

Young adults seek college degrees in order to secure well-paying jobs that help establish future financial stability, including fulfilling the dream of home ownership. Too often, however, college graduates are finding student loan debt is hindering t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Simple ways to cut mortgage costs

Monthly mortgage payments are the biggest single expense for many homeowners. So it’s understandable why plenty of homeowners would love to trim those costs. A host of factors determine how much homeowners pay for their mortgages each month. The cost… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Essentia Health warns of carbon monoxide poisoning risks

Whether it’s in your garage, a fish house or your home, you can fall victim to a common threat – carbon monoxide poisoning. The odorless, colorless gas causes sudden illness and can kill within minutes. You can succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning if… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Housing costs account for largest living expenditure

According to a study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), housing is the greatest expense in dollar amount and as a share of total expenditures for households in which a person 55 and older is considered the primary owner or renter of the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

When breaches happen

As the summer of 2017 drew to a close, news broke of a data breach at the credit monitoring agency Equifax. Reports suggested the breach might have compromised the sensitive Servingpersonal informationthe ofIronas manyRangeas 143 million Americans, o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Is it time to update your home’s electrical system?

Faulty wiring is a leading cause of residential fires. Many homeowners, particularly those who live in older homes, might be living in properties that have outdated electrical systems. It can be difficult to gauge exactly when to overhaul an electric… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New Year’s resolution: Get an advanced energy audit

Many people assume there is little they can do to significantly reduce their energy use and increase the efficiency of their homes. In reality, there are many things that typical residents can do themselves and many other things they can hire others … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How humidity makes homes comfortable

Central heating and cooling systems have revolutionized the way homeowners make their homes comfortable. But many people find that heating and cooling systems have a tendency to make areas in their homes more dry than they would be if the windows wer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Beat cabin fever with winter renovations

Brighten up interior spaces with a new coat of paint – a perfect project when cooped up indoors. When the weather outside is frightful, homeowners and renters can turn their interior spaces into something delightful. Residents can banish feelings of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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