• Looking to Buy a Home? 3 Ways to Up Your Credit Game

    If you’re in the market for a house then you’re in the market for a loan, and the best way to lock down a good interest rate on that loan is to supercharge your credit score. Without good credit, you ...

  • Retro Decorating Ideas that are Making a Comeback

    Style is cyclical, and everything old becomes new again through fresh eyes. New generations may embrace what the previous generation rejected. The appeal of retro decor has always been in combining historic nostalgia with a modern context. If you’ve been bitten ...

  • Home Renovations that Pay Off

    Whether you are preparing to sell your home or just looking to make some smart renovations as an investment, there are certain upgrades that may have a bigger impact than others. Today’s home buyers can be quite persnickety when it ...

  • 5 Tasks to Tackle Before Closing Day

    You’ve finally reached the home stretch, and Closing Day is right around the corner! Before taking another step, though, be sure to tackle and complete these five tasks.1. Maintain your credit & employmentWhile it is certainly important to have a strong ...

  • How to Get Your Home Show-Ready

    Showing your home to potential buyers isn’t just about square footage. You’re selling the idea of life in your home as much as you are selling any features or amenities. Here are some simple ways to get your home ready for ...

  • Top Tips for Moving with Pets

    Did you know that the U.S. is home to 70 to 80 million dogs? That number is even surpassed by cats, chiming in between 74 and 96 million. Chances are, you are one of these owners and find yourself wondering ...

  • The Scoop on Zero Down Payment Mortgages

    For millions of Americans, the idea of saving upwards of 20% for a down payment on a traditional mortgage seems impossible. After spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on rent each month, you may not have much left over ...

  • How Much Homeowners Insurance Do You Need?

    Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or a complete veteran, the subject of homeowners insurance can still feel overwhelming. There are many factors to consider when deciding on an insurance policy, and one of the most important is determining exactly how ...

  • Quick Ways to Dress Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

    Whether you are selling your home or just want to have the best looking house on the block, you don’t have to invest in expensive or time-consuming projects. Try these quick and easy projects that will dress up your home's ...

  • Top Tips for Buying a Home in Your Twenties

    Making wise investments while you’re still young can be difficult (and rare), but it sets the tone for a bright financial future. That is, if you do it right. Purchasing a home is a multi-faceted process. If you want to ...

  • How Important is Your Credit Score When Getting a Home Loan?

    You are ready to apply for a home loan and make your dreams a reality. You have a great job, little debt, and a wonderful future ahead of you. Perhaps your credit score is not great, or maybe you have ...

  • What You Need to Know about Buying a Condo

    Whether you are looking for a swanky city crash pad, a beach retreat, or a low maintenance space to call home, buying a condo can be an exciting venture. Loaded with perks that single family homes cannot provide, a condo ...

  • How Smart Home Products Can Actually Save You Money

    With the rapid advance in technology, there are always amazing new gadgets entering the market. While you can improve your home greatly with the use of new smart home products, some of the new technologies coming out are costly. Although ...

  • Top Ten Features of a Sustainable Home

    Our homes are more than just a canvas for decoration; they are our biggest expense. The average household can spend $5,575 on utility expenses in just five short years. Investing in sustainable features will save you money, shrink your carbon ...

  • How to Get Your Home Resale Ready

    Preparing your house for resale can be challenging, but the final touches make your home look its best and provide a valuable return on investment. To keep yourself from getting overwhelmed, try this big-picture approach. Your home will be in ...

  • Money Saving Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

    Purchasing a home can be fraught with unexpected expenses, especially for first-time buyers. If you are in the market for your first home, avoid costly mistakes with some advanced planning and by following these money saving tips. Get pre-approved, not ...

  • 10 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Home

    You are just a few hand shakes and signatures away from being the homeowner of the abode of your dreams. Before you pursue sealing the deal, take a moment to ask some key questions that will give you negotiating power ...

  • Which House Style is Right for You?

    Choosing the architectural style that’s best suited for you can be a tough decision. That’s why we’ve put together this helpful guide on some of the most popular home styles.Contemporary or Prairie architectureAre you a minimalist who loves clean lines, ...

  • Thinking of Buying a Second Home?

    Not everyone is in a position to buy a home rather than rent, and even fewer are in a position to buy a second home as an investment property. As a result, it can be even tougher to navigate the ...

  • Get Your Cluttered Garage Organized in 5 Steps

    You can’t truly know how organized a person is until you have seen their garage. Even the perfectionists among us sometimes treat their garage as a catch-all room for permanently paused projects. We’ve learned that where there’s room, there’s room ...

  • Can't Decide Whether to Relocate or Not? Here's Help

    Can't decide if you should relocate or not? You are not alone! Many people contemplate relocating to another city or state, but it's a big decision.

  • Relocating or Moving an Actual House

    Love your home, but wish it were located somewhere else? If you have owned your home for several years, then it may be worthwhile to consider moving the actual house instead of buying another.

  • Let Homes & Land Help You Relocate to a New Area

    Relocating to a new city is a difficult task that most people dread, but Homes & Land and homesandland.com can make the process easier.

  • Adding Up the Costs of Relocating

    The cost of relocating depends on many factors, but to determine how much it will cost you to relocate use this quick checklist.

  • Tips For Preparing To Move Out of a Rental Home

    Ok, Your lease is up in a few months and you are ready to move out of your rental home or apartment, where in the world do you start and what all needs done?

  • 7 Simple Steps to a Stress-Free Move

    Make moving easier. Starting early and breaking down tasks into manageable time frames will reduce the pressure and potential mishaps. To avoid surprises, allow at least four to six weeks to get organized.