How to Make an Open Floor Plan Work for You

By Monica Thomas Once a trend, open floor plans have become a staple of most modern homes. An open floor plan generally means the living room, kitchen, and dining room are combined into a large space or great room. Before taking a hammer to all interior walls, it’s important to know the structure of your…

8 Things to Do Before Listing Your Home on Airbnb

If you own a home you don’t occupy full-time and are seeking to make extra money, consider joining the legions of people who are listing their properties on the ever-growing global marketplace, Airbnb. Founded in 2008, San Francisco-based Airbnb connects leisure and business travelers to short-term apartment, house and room rentals in more than 190…

4 Types of Debt Affecting Mortgage Worthiness

Thanks to my friends at First Centennial Mortgage for this great article! When you prepare to apply for a mortgage, your credit score is really important and can make or break your mortgage approval. Before you start analyzing your credit score, take a look at how your existing debt affects your score. There are two…

How to Decorate With the Ever-Stylish Warm Gray

You may have noticed that gray is everywhere these days when it comes to home design and decor. Just about every product and material supplier is rushing to bring more gray products to the market. There has been a bit of pushback, however, from homeowners who either are growing tired of cool gray hues or find…