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Our Guide to Hiring the Best Painting Contractor
December 20, 2016

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home...

Is Buying a Vacant Home Risky?
December 19, 2016

A vacant home might be for sale for any number of reasons. Perhaps the previous occupant decided to take that job on the other side of the country. Maybe the owner passed away recently, or the family moved out in...

Investing 101: Why It’s Easier Than You Think
December 13, 2016

This article is brought to you by our friends at Stash. Stash is a mobile app that breaks down complicated financial language and makes it easier to start investing. In 2 minutes, with just $5, you can become an investor today. We all...

Headed to an Open House? Start Here.
December 12, 2016

When you go to an open house in search of your dream home, it’s easy to be distracted by carefully staged furniture or cheerful, chatty listing agents. But an open house is your chance to really get a good look...

Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter
December 5, 2016

Spring and summer are peak homebuying seasons: lots of people look for homes when the weather is nice, and many families try to move in the summer to avoid disrupting their children’s schooling. But if you’re ready to sell now,...

The Importance of Picking the Right Banking Relationship
December 1, 2016

At first thought, picking a bank might not seem like a big deal. All banks are the same, right? Actually, not really. I think part of the problem is that we’ve gotten fairly used to banks not offering us much....

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
November 28, 2016

It’s that time of year: temperatures are dropping and days are getting shorter. Take a few steps now to get your home ready for winter, and you’ll be sitting pretty in the chillier days ahead. Show some love for your...

How To Buy A Home While Paying Student Loan Debt
November 22, 2016

This post is by Credible.com, a marketplace where borrowers can see personalized rates from multiple, vetted lenders who offer student loan refinancing. With rents rising in hot job markets around the country, many millennials who are paying down student loan debt...

Save Money on Your Taxes with These End-Of-The-Year Home Improvements
November 21, 2016

General home improvement projects don’t usually help homeowners when tax time rolls around, but there are a few home improvements that entitle homeowners to tax breaks. With a few weeks left in the year, you still have some time to...

Homeowner’s Toolbox: 20 Tools Everyone Should Have
November 19, 2016

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home...