10 Things to Look for in a House if You Have Children
Your life at home with children will be easier if your house has some version of these features.
Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill
If you have kids (or are planning to) and you’re shopping for a house, your what-to-look-for checklist is probably already a mile long. To avoid getting swamped by the home buying process, focus on what you really want from your home. Beyond the basics of location, price, condition and sc... read more
Before You Fall Head Over Heels for a 100+ Year Old Home
If you want to buy an older home, there are a few important issues you should be aware of before you close the deal. Here are some ways to help avoid future heartache.
There can be something quite romantic about buying an older home. Prospective homebuyers are often smitten when they first encounter the unique character and charm of a 100+ year-old home. Decades of history and stories are reflected in its small imperfections ... read more
Home Renovations & Features for the 2017 Smart Home
Discover the hottest new trends in smart home technology, from voice control to security, to temperature control to lighting and even safety measures like door locks!
Is your home a smart home? If you’re like most U.S. homeowners, the answer is probably yes, or it will be soon. What were once seen only as gimmicks reserved for the tech-savvy homeowners have quickly become the norm. We conducted a survey and fo... read more
What Buying a House Can Do for You: Investment Opportunity and Financial Security
Buying a home can be a great way to build wealth and protect your assets. Learn how home ownership can be a great investment decision for your financial security.
SHARON LEEAPR 10, 2017
Some people may think of buying a home as a stressful experience that comes with an enormous commitment that can burden you for years. However, buying a home can be a great way to build wealth and protect your assets. Learn how homeownersh... read more
Ditch the Sprinkler with These Water-Efficient Landscaping Ideas
From efficient plants to water-smart landscaping, your lawn can certainly do its part to improve water efficiency.
Ready for a shock? The average US household guzzles down 320 gallons of water a day—that’s about nine full bath tubs’ worth of liquid! And about 30 percent of that gets dumped out straight on the lawn. Conventional water sprinklers are so inefficient that about half of all the water th... read more