Tamper-resistant electrical receptacles have become a more permanent and standardized method of childproofing. The National Fire Protection Association says this device has been required starting with the 2008 edition of the National Electrical...
Lawn spots, holes, or wear and tear caused by Fido can sometimes be fairly easy to repair, while others will require more of an overhaul. Any fixes should also be made in tandem with efforts to improve your dog's behavior.
More than eight out of 10 tenants see renting a residence as a more affordable option than homeownership, according to a recent survey by Freddie Mac. However, the report also found that renters were more likely to spend a greater share of their...
The youngest group of potential homebuyers is diverse, eager to buy a home, and more likely to be concerned about affording regular mortgage payments than saving up for a down payment, according to a recent survey by Homes.com.
Pending sales of homes in the United States rebounded in May after a 1.5 percent drop in April, according to the National Association of Realtors. However, pending transactions were once again below last year's levels.
If you're just getting started with a home workshop, you'll want to make sure you have ample room for your materials. Given that you'll be working with potentially dangerous tools, you should also ensure that the workshop is as safe as possible.
The pace of existing home sales rose for the first time in two months in May, according to the National Association of Realtors. However, the sales rate was still down on an annual basis for the 15th consecutive month.
When you take out a mortgage to buy a home, you won't necessarily have to stick with the same terms for the life of the loan. Refinancing the mortgage can help make it more affordable or save you a considerable amount of money.
A majority of people who bought a home in need of repairs said they were hoping to save money, and more than half said the needed work came in on budget. However, the cost of these renovations often made the home about as expensive as a move-in...
Elevating the height of the ceilings won't be an option unless you want to do a major overhaul of your home. However, you can make use of optical illusions and other tricks to help make the ceilings seem higher than they really are.
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