By Alena Kairys

Jul 14, 2022

Staycation Inspiration

Summer is the quintessential season to take a vacation, but if you’ve had to make household budget cuts recently, you may have to make the difficult decision of pausing or minimizing your plans. Staying closer to home this summer might just be the next best...

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By Alena Kairys

Jun 28, 2022

Hardscaping for Beginners

Are you looking to spruce up your garden or create more impactful curb appeal? New flowers and shrubs may seem like the obvious answer, but hardscaping is an underrated way to improve the look of your yard. What is Hardscaping? Most people are familiar with...

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By Alena Kairys

Jun 14, 2022

Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

Note: This blog was originally published in September 2014 and has been updated. One of life’s classic conundrums is whether it’s better to rent or buy a home. Making the transition from renter to homeowner is a significant milestone, and it’s one that...

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By Alena Kairys

May 28, 2022

Guide to Downsizing Your Home

Many people dream of having a great, spacious home, but a bigger house isn’t always better. In fact, having a smaller home can be more practical and economical. If you’re ready to move into a cozier space, here’s our guide to downsizing your home....

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By Alena Kairys

May 9, 2022

What is a VA Renovation Loan?

The VA renovation loan doesn’t get as much attention as the regular VA loan, but it should. If you’re an active-duty service member or military Veteran, this loan program can help you buy and repair a home without sacrificing affordability or convenience....

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