Top Load vs. Front Load Washers: Which is Better?

Top load vs. front load washers – it’s a popular debate in the world of home appliances and one that’s spurred passionate opinions on both sides. When it’s time to purchase a new washer, there are plenty of factors to consider, and if you’re in the market, you’re probably wondering if one model is better…

Landscaping Tips That Can Help Your Home Sell

For some properties, landscaping can make or break a deal. Unless you’re selling a real fixer-upper, your home’s yard is an important part of the real estate equation. If you’re looking to put your home on the market, or you’ve already listed and you haven’t had a lot of interest, use these quick and easy…

Top Home Decor Materials of 2018: A Look at This Year’s Trends

We’ve reached 2018’s halfway point, and that means the year’s top fabrics, metallics and woods for home furnishings are coming into focus. What makes current trends so exciting is the sheer variety of materials that have grown in popularity. Whether you prioritize function, comfort or luxury, you’ll likely discover a new favorite material to experiment…

Here Are the Things That Don’t Affect Your Credit Score

Thanks to Tim Galligan and the team at Draper & Kramer Mortgage for this helpful info.  Click here to read the full article. Your credit score is an important number that influences everything from which credit card you can get to how much your next mortgage will cost. While it’s crucial to know which factors affect…

INDIANA REALTORS® RELEASE JUNE HOUSING DATA

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – Indiana REALTORS® have closed the books on June, today releasing their summary of existing-home sales from last month. Most notably, the sales price of homes – single-family, townhomes, condos, and co-ops included – is still on the rise. Statewide, the median sales price of homes is $165,000, a 5.8 percent increase when…

Most Important Summer Home Maintenance Projects

With the bright sunlight and warm temperatures that accompany summer, you may be spending more time outside — and you may be noticing areas of your home’s exterior that need repair. But there’s more reason to tackle your home maintenance projects this summer than simply cosmetic appearance. Maintaining your home will prevent major leaks and…

Is Your Neighborhood Pet Friendly? Here’s How to Tell!

By Elizabeth Roehrig for Coldwell Banker’s Blue Matter Blog When you’re on the hunt for a new home, you want to make sure it’ll be a good fit for every member of the family—including your pup. Of course you’ll be looking at the outdoor space, but it’s smart to think beyond the property line. After all,…