Bold Patterns: Tips for Using the Trend in Your Home

Like florals? Great! Graphic patterns. Awesome. Stripes? Fantastic. Choose your poison. It’s all about graphic patterns today. The trick to making them look fresh is in the scale. Modern patterns are all about the oversized.  Here are the tips to use to make your space sing.  Start with the walls “Forget about blank walls, because…

Why This Might Be the Time to Buy a Condo

Is a condo in the cards for you? Or have you crossed it off your list because it’s too hard to get a decent loan? We have some good news.  New guidelines from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) means more homebuyers may be eligible for a government-backed mortgage. That could mean a lower down payment…

FHA Curbs Cash-Out Refi Limits

Want to tap your home equity? If you have an FHA loan, the amount you can access just shrunk.  “Refinancing your mortgage to take cash out using your home’s equity may not be as easy to do under new limitations on cash-out refinances released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development,” said Realtor Magazine.…

10 Easy Solutions for Creating More Storage at Home

If you’re frustrated with the lack of storage in your home, you’re not alone. Forbes reports that, “Most buyers are looking for extra storage space to organize and declutter their homes. Garage storage solutions and walk-in pantries rank high for organizing and concealing items.” Take a new look at your house Don’t have enough linen…

Now You Can Buy a Home in the Same Place You Buy Your Socks

Underwear, check. New flat-screen TV, check. New house, check. Amazon has often been referred to as a one-stop shop, and now you can add a home to your shopping list.  The online retailer just announced a new partnership with Realogy Holdings, umbrella company of leading real estate brands including Coldwell Banker, ERA, Sotheby’s International Realty,…