Looking to lower your costly energy bills? Here are the top eight ways to make your manufactured home more energy efficient.
Are you a first-time homebuyer dreaming of buying a new home in Connecticut? We’ve compiled the statewide and local homeownership programs and incentives to help get you on the property ladder.
Are you dreaming of owning a home in Arkansas but you’re not sure if you can afford it? The Natural State has plenty of statewide and local homeownership assistance programs to help first-time homebuyers.
Are you a first-time homebuyer ready to make Alabama your sweet home? If so, there are plenty of state and local homeownership assistance programs to help you qualify for your dream home.
Smart home technology is a super valuable tool for young families. Here are 8 options of tech to make your family’s busy lives more manageable.
Fireplaces are a great addition to cozy up the house. Read on for our guide to choosing the perfect fireplace for your new home!
Decorating for the holidays can cost homeowners a lot of money in electric bills. Here are five tips to help you save money as the season approaches.
Rural homes are not always the most energy efficient. But we have 8 ways you can transform your rural home into a model of energy efficiency.
Seniors can seriously benefit from user-friendly smart home technology. Here are 11 smart home features that will help aging adults live in comfort.
Before you start shopping for homes, it’s best to know how much home you can afford. We look at what you need to know to calculate a mortgage payment and to help determine how much loan you may qualify for.
For Sale By Owner – or FSBO – is when a homeowner prepares, lists and sells their home without the help of a professional real estate agent. If homeowners want to save on paying for expensive commission fees, here’s a step-by-step look at how to sell your home without enlisting an agent.
Homestead exemptions can protect homeowners from the forced sale of their home to pay off creditors during financial hardship, keep seniors in their homes, and offset your property tax bill. Let’s look at six things you need to know about this exemption.
After all the unpacking, arranging furniture and setting up new services comes another key part of moving: settling into your new community. Getting to know your neighborhood is a key part of making your house feel like a home. For some families, this could fall into place as soon as neighbors see your moving trucks, …
NewHomeSource has the tips you need to deep clean your home if you’re getting ready to sell your house, or you just want to do a thorough spring cleaning.
A big part of the home-buying and homeownership process is paperwork. To help you get familiar with what’s in store, here’s a look at the 10 key documents you’ll come across in the home-selling process that will help you get acquainted with every detail of your home.
From the moving boxes, contracts and costs, to saying goodbye to your old house and neighborhood, moving can be a major cause of stress for homeowners and their families. We look at some ways to help manage all that anxiety.
If you’re thinking of building a home in the suburbs or in a rural part of your state, here are nine benefits awaiting you as your construct your dream home in your low-key locale.
Growing your own food, such as fruits, vegetables and herbs, is one of the most rewarding things you can do in your backyard. You – literally – get to eat the fruit of your labor!
An appraisal is a third-party evaluation that determines the value of your home after you agree to an offer. Here’s what you need to know about this make-or-break step in the home-selling process.
When you trade in your “for sale” sign for “SOLD,” you unlock more steps in the home-selling process, from appraisals to home inspections to closing. Here’s a look at what to expect in the final stages of selling your home.
A lot of work happens behind the scenes before a “for sale” sign goes up outside of a home. From staging your home to preparing a marketing strategy, here’s a look at the first key steps in the home-selling process.
The snow outside is thawing and flowers are in full bloom – Spring has sprung and it’s time to air out our cozy homes, shake off the long winter and usher in the new season! The arrival of Spring signals another annual milestone – Spring cleaning. While it may seem like a chore, Spring cleaning …
With all this financial uncertainty, it may seem odd to consider buying a home. But due to several factors both here and abroad, now might just be the perfect time to buy.
If you’re temporarily working from home, or you want to make better use of your home office, NewHomeSource has nine ways to perfect your home office to maximize your productivity.
With the world grappling with COVID-19 and the resulting economic uncertainty, mortgage rates in the U.S. have dropped to record lows. NewHomeSource examines what they could mean for new homebuyers or homeowners looking to refinance.
Home insurance is a necessary cost of home ownerships. But you can take steps to control how much you pay in premiums. NewHomeSource outlines 8 ways you can lower your home insurance costs.
Private mortgage insurance could help you get qualify for a conventional mortgage and get you into your dream house — but is it worth it? Here are 6 things every home buyer should know about PMI.
Wildfires can quickly spring up and threaten entire neighborhoods. Is your home sufficiently protected against wildfires by your homeowners insurance? NewHomeSource outlines 7 key things you need to know about wildfires and insurance.
As you move into the new year, here are ten things every homeowners should do for their home.
If you don’t live in California, you may not give much thought to earthquakes, but they have occurred in at least 42 states. But do you need earthquake coverage to protect your new home? NewHomeSource outlines 7 key things you need to know about earthquake insurance.