Affording the House of Your Dreams

If you are thinking about buying a new home, financing is going to be your biggest concern. Dreaming is easy as you consider list after list of homes in the area and pay a visit to your favorites. Once you've narrowed down the selection and chosen the place that is the perfect fit, the next step is affording a home. You're going to need to find a mortgage lender that will guide you through the process and offer you competitive rates. There is a sea of banks and lenders, such as embracehomeloans.com, Read more [...]

Getting Off the Real Estate Roller Coaster: Why Experienced Investors Are Buying Rental Property in Indianapolis in 2014

Are you a speculator or a real estate investor? This will be the most important distinction in terms of whether you win or lose in the real estate game over the next 5 years. Lessons from the Last Housing Boom (and Bust) Cycle Home prices are soaring today and some real estate speculators are trying to jump into the markets that are shooting up the fastest, hoping to benefit from the upside of the real estate roller coaster.   However, more experienced real estate investors—especially Read more [...]

How to Handle and Apply Foam Toppers to Avoid Damage

Memory foam toppers are one of the best ways to get a fantastic night’s sleep, without having to break the bank on a brand-new bed. They soften and cushion, without diminishing support – exactly what bodies need to get their rest. But for many people, toppers are the first major foam purchase they have made, and they may not be aware that there are right and wrong ways to handle them.  The first thing to understand is that foam is completely different than a traditional mattress. When used Read more [...]

How Expensive Is Spray Foam Insulation

When owners think about the different types of spray foam insulation available to them, they likely will be impressed by what it offers. But they will understandably want to be able to anticipate the cost of installing these materials. Nearly all owners will want to work with a service team that has experience managing this process going forward. This will help make sure that this insulation will actually work effectively to retain heat within the walls of a home. Owners should get an initial inspection Read more [...]

Why Is Your Chimney a Fire Hazard?

Before you find a chimney sweep Alpharetta has to offer or buy a cleaning log, one thing to think about is why your chimney could be a fire hazard in the first place. This is something that you may have heard a lot, including hearing it from the home inspector when you bought your house, but do you really know what the danger is? Many people do not, thinking that the brick or stone chimney should be very safe. After all, wasn't it built out of brick in the first place because the builders wanted Read more [...]