The uninvited pest

The uninvited pest

When you prepare an offer to purchase a home, be sure that “uninvited guests” don’t appear in your home after the closing. The guest...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Two sides of the same coin

Two sides of the same coin

How would you place a value on your home? More critically, how would you put a price on your home? Sounds like the same question, but it suggests the ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Curtain’s up: Fall decor takes the style stage

By Kim CookAssociated PressTheatrical silhouettes. Stirring colors. Compelling patterns. This fall, we’re seeing decor that confidently takes th...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Multipurpose furniture: when a couch isn’t just a couch

By Katherine RothAssociated PressNEW YORK (AP) — It’s not always enough for a couch to be a couch.Sometimes, especially when space is tigh...

August 12th, 2017 |  


This fall, decor’s deep, rich hues are bolder

By Kim CookAssociated PressDeeper, richer hues are often part of decor’s autumnal palette, but this year they’re bigger and bolder than us...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Summer energy conservation tips

COLUMBUS — As the heat index outside rises, the consumption of energy to cool the inside of your home likely increases too. With the help of the...

August 5th, 2017 |  


A truly secure transaction

A truly secure transaction

If there were a health issue in your family, you would turn to your doctor with questions. Likewise, you would consult an attorney if you were facing ...

August 1st, 2017 |  


The quick and the dead

The quick and the dead

When you start planning to put your home on the market, it’s time to show off! Try to imagine that your in-laws are coming for an extended visit...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Freedom from financing fear

Freedom from financing fear

If you’re planning the purchase of your first home, you’re probably experiencing two conflicting emotions — excitement and apprehens...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Back to the nest?

Back to the nest?

Are you among the college graduates who have moved back home this year? Don’t sweat it, because you’re not alone. About 46 percent of rece...

July 15th, 2017 |