Today's Ask the Expert column features Dan Steward, president of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: Should sellers get a home inspection to help the mortgage process along? A: If you're a seller, it behooves you to get your own home inspection prior to putting your house on the market. But ... » Learn More about Ask the Expert: Can a Home Inspection Help the Mortgage Process Along?
Many Americans pay little mind to their utility bills. But it's important to be aware of what you're paying for, and why. To help, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) issued the following tips on the five questions utility customers should ask about their electric and gas bills. Am I paying for an ... » Learn More about 5 Things to Ask About Your Utility Bills
Looking to give the outside of your home a fresh finish? This can seriously up your curb appeal and create great ambiance before you even step foot inside. To help you get a great exterior paint job, heed this advice from Sara McLean, color expert and stylist for Dunn-Edwards. - The main body ... » Learn More about Tips for Exterior Home Painting
Stainless steel appliances give a renovated kitchen that pop it needs, while stainless steel cookware makes for a durable product that never disturbs flavors yet guarantees a balanced heating of foods. To boot, stainless steel even resists corrosion and rust. However, stainless steel can ... » Learn More about How to Maintain the Beauty of Stainless Steel
If you are looking for a new home and have limited funds, a foreclosed property might be a bargain. Foreclosed homes are often sold below market price. If you find one in good condition, you may be able to get a lot more house than you would otherwise be able to afford, but you need to consider all ... » Learn More about Who Pays Closing Costs When a House in Foreclosure Is Purchased?