10 Over $10 Million: October 2018 Edition

Time passes. Seasons come and go. But, a house? A house feels more permanent. A house will be there, long after you leave it and pass it on to the next owner. The enduring qualities of home are captured to perfection in these fine new real estate offerings over $10 million from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program.  Click here…

The Three Cs of Getting a Mortgage

If you’re confused about what’s needed to get a mortgage, you’re not alone. Mortgage rules are a tricky topic, and the details can vary from situation to situation. However, the requirements you need to meet to get a loan can be summed up with “The Three Cs”: credit, capacity and collateral. Our friends at Draper…

Top Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

As is the case with most household appliances, modern technological advancements can result in massive improvements. Here are the top benefits of installing a tankless water heater in your home: Save Money on Your Energy Bill With a conventional water heater, hot water is stored inside the tank. In theory, this keeps a ready supply…

15 Stylish Tiled Fireplaces

Tiled fireplaces not only establish an eye-catching focal point, but also infuse a touch of personality into a space because of the variety of tile options available. Click here to take a look at Elle Decor’s gallery of unique ideas for incorporating tile onto your fireplace.

9 Bavarian-Style Homes to Inspire Your Oktoberfest

If you can’t make it to Munich for Oktoberfest, you can still enjoy a good beer at one of the American events happening all throughout the country in September. From Frankenmuth, Michigan, to Fredericksburg, Texas, you’re certain to find a spirited group of Germanophiles somewhere during the month celebrating all things Bavarian. To get inspired for Oktoberfest, check out these…

How Much House Can You Afford?

HOUSE POOR [adjective | hous – poo·r] A person who can afford his or her home mortgage payments, but can’t afford much of anything else. Discretionary spending on restaurants, furnishings, travel and clothes are severely cut back, due to a large proportion of his or her income going towards the mortgage payments, upkeep costs, and energy/utility bills.…

Handy Tips for Maintaining a Good Credit Score

Once you’ve taken the time to repair a bad credit score or build up a good one, you’ll still need to put some effort into maintaining this crucial number. Simply getting your score to a solid spot isn’t enough, as any number of wrong moves or poor choices can end up pushing it right back down, making all…