Over the course of our lives and homeownership, we tend to collect a lot of stuff. Keeping your belongings organized can be quite an undertaking, especially when you have children and schedules can be hectic.
5/18/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
A few weeks ago we told you on Your Home that the market is shifting into a seller’s market. So what does that mean if you are in the market to buy or sell your home right now? We checked with real estate professional Chad Perkins, RealtyUSA, to find out what you should expect. First, what should buyers expect in this changing real estate climate?
5/4/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
With the slow and steady rebound of the economy and the housing market, the home building industry has also seen a recent resurgence.
4/27/2013 - By: Innae Park
The winter doldrums of cold and grey are hopefully gone for the season as spring is starting to show up outside. And with that, you'll want to bring spring in your home as well. How do you do that?
4/14/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
The first few months of the year are normally slow for the real estate market and in 2013, things have been no different. Experts are also predicting that the buyer's market the nation has seen since the real estate market collapse will soon be replaced by a seller's market. What does that mean exactly? If you're looking to buy, now might be the time.
4/6/2013 - By: Innae Park
There are, at any given time, a multitude of mortgage products on the market for perspective home buyers. Depending on which product is best for a person's financial needs, he or she may need PMI.
3/30/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
Do you want to Do Your Part and begin growing some of your own food? If you are worried you don’t have enough space - think again! Terri Bennett shows you the trick to gardening in small spaces.
3/21/2013 - By: Terri Bennett
When is the perfect time to build a home? With winter wrapping up, you may not think that now would be an ideal time, but in fact, there really isn't one.
3/21/2013 - By: Innae Park
Securing a mortgage is not always an easy process, depending on a person's financial history. Solomon Syed talks with a mortgage sales manager who reveals tips of what to do and what not to do in order to ensure an easy mortgage qualification process.
3/16/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
From heating, to plumbing, to the landscape, and everything in between, there is a lot to be aware of when it comes to your home. Window treatments are one element that you may overlook; and, could save you some money, in heating and cooling costs
3/9/2013 - By: Innae Park
You've gotten that yearly W-2 in the mail just recently, reminding you that it is that dreaded time of the year again: tax time. But we've got you covered on Your Home.
2/21/2013 - By: Innae Park
Buying a home can be a daunting endeavor, especially if it is your first time. So it is important to surround yourself with a team of people you can count on and trust to have your best interests in mind. Innae Park has more.
2/20/2013 - By: Innae Park
Innae Park meets with an attorney, who tells us the importance of willing your home to someone
2/14/2013 - By: Innae Park
As the cold weather settles in, many homeowners are worried about their heating costs rising and keeping their houses warm. Another cause for concern, this time of year, is plumbing. Your Home's Solomon Syed has more.
2/9/2013 - By: Solomon Syed
Paint. Flooring. Household cleaners. Even cabinetry and countertops. We have learned how a lot of the things in your home can be made greener and more environmentally friendly. In this edition of Your Home we explore a few burgeoning developments in the green industry.
2/2/2013 - By: Innae Park
With the majority of buyers perusing the web first in their quest to find their home, the pictures you put in listings and on-line can impact how quickly you sell and for how much.
1/19/2013 - By: Innae Park
Most experts will tell you that the heating season is prime time for accidental fires. There is no better time for a few safety and prevention reminders. Ryan Peterson has more.
1/12/2013 - By: Ryan Peterson
As Congress struggles to pull the country back from that so-called fiscal cliff, homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than their house is worth are facing a cliff of their own.
1/5/2013 - By: Ryan Peterson
How did the housing market fair in 2012? We sat down with broker Kevin Clancy for some answers. The National Association of Realtors reported that home sales were up 5.9 percent for the month of November and that sales are on track for a five year high.
12/29/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
As Congress struggles to pull the country back from that so-called fiscal cliff, homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than their house is worth are facing a cliff of their own. Ryan Peterson has more.
12/22/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
A couple of weeks ago here on "Your Home," we talked about how to seal up drafty doors and windows. As the cold weather really starts to take hold, Ryan Peterson thought it'd be beneficial to address the real culprit when it comes to losing heat during the winter.
12/15/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson checks in with builder Jim Sasko about how a whole house renovation is going.
12/8/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
It’s that time of year when many people start decorating the outside of their homes for the holidays. Ryan Peterson gives us a few tips.
12/1/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
The cold weather is here. The snow, not quite yet. One of the benefits of winter is no bugs crawling around, right? But what about mice? Mice, like us, don't like the snow and cold. They're going to try and get in to where it's warm. If you have any gaps in and around your house and garage, the mice will take advantage.
11/24/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
As a homeowner, it is important to properly winterize your home. Ryan Peterson has more about how to seal your windows and doors to keep drafts at bay.
11/17/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
The snow isn't on the ground just yet, but Ryan Peterson has some tips to take care of your yard and landscaping so it will look its best come spring.
11/10/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
As we race toward Election Day on Tuesday, we're also racing toward the possibility of a new administration in the White House. We sat down with our real estate attorney to find out what types of policies have worked and which ones haven't, in regard to the housing market, over the last four years.
11/3/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson checks in on the housing market as we head into the winter months. He spoke with a local real estate broker about how home sales have fare so far in 2012.
10/27/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Painting can be a great way to experiment with new colors and trends, and also a way to make your home stand out when it comes time to sell. Ryan Peterson has all the tips.
10/19/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson tells us about the best way to construct your dream home, and about one customer builder who made his dream home a reality.
10/13/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson tells us about the increasingly popular ranch-style home, and what homeowners can do to make theirs stand apart from the rest.
10/6/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
When building a home, many homeowners are concerned with the floor plan, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the kitchen, and other amenities. Yet, the first thing people will notice about your home isn't what's inside.
9/29/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
As summer draws to a close and the colder temperatures of fall and winter begin to creep in, we're all going to be turning off the AC and kicking the old furnace back on. But before you do, there are some steps to take to ensure your heating system is running as it should.
9/22/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson tells us about making mobility modifications to your home, including wheelchair lifts, stair lifts, and even something as simple as a handicap accessible ramp.
9/15/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
It is important to protect valuable electronics from lightning strikes and power surges. Ryan Peterson provides us with some tips from an electrician.
9/8/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson tell us what you need to look for in a real estate agent, and provides some advice on how to choose the right one.
9/1/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Is refinancing an option for you? Ryan Peterson lets us know why it could be an option.
8/24/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
This week on "Your Home," whether you're looking to sell or buy a new home, one of the lines that will always standout in the listing is replacement windows.
8/18/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
When you are looking for a new house or property, there is an email alert service that will flood your inbox with listings of your choice. Ryan Peterson tells us more.
8/11/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson
Ryan Peterson explains the importance of having a real estate attorney, particularly one that you can trust.
8/4/2012 - By: Ryan Peterson