Best Homeowner’s Insurance

Best Homeowner’s Insurance

Best Overall: Allstate Allstate offers some of the best discounts in the business. The company makes insurance easy to obtain while catering to first-time homebuyers, seniors and home sharers. They are on the cutting edge of optimizing their customers’...
5 Proven Ways to Increase Home Value

5 Proven Ways to Increase Home Value

Nearly two-thirds (65%) of U.S. homeowners believe the value of their home will continue to rise over the next 10 years, according to a NerdWallet survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 1,400 homeowners in August 2018. That may be optimistic,...
Ten Most Common House Problems

Ten Most Common House Problems

Recent surveys by U.S. and Canadian home inspectors resulted in this list of the ten problems most frequently found in the homes they have inspected: 1. Improper Surface Grading/Drainage This was by far the most frequently found problem, reported by 35.8% of the...
5 Quirky Homeownership Facts from Around the World

5 Quirky Homeownership Facts from Around the World

1. The levitating houses of Japan Earthquakes don’t harm people, falling debris from earthquakes hurt people. Japanese inventors have engineered a system that effectively levitates entire homes in the event of an earthquake. When the system senses a tremor, a...
10 Hidden Treasures You Can Find Right in Your House

10 Hidden Treasures You Can Find Right in Your House

Crystal While you may associate lead glass candy dishes, vases and candlesticks with Grandma, the knickknacks are officially trending again. “High-quality crystal collectibles are making a comeback and are often overlooked,” explains antique expert Dr....