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9 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes

January 14th, 2021

Don't rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary -- know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. As you calculate your tax returns, be careful not to commit any of these nine home-related tax mistakes, which tax pros say are...

HouseLogic's Top-10 List of New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

January 13th, 2021

When the new year arrives, promises and resolutions abound. Here's the top-10 list of what the resolute home owner should accomplish this year. This time, it's going to be different. A brand new year, brimming with possibilities, and you...

What to Expect During a Home Inspection

October 26th, 2020

The first thing you need to know about home inspection: You'll feel all the feels.There's the excitement -- the inspection could be the longest time you're in the house, after the showing.Right behind that comes ... anxiety...

Will My Credit Score Allow Me To Buy A Home?

October 23rd, 2020

Credit scores are critical to the home buying process. Not only does your FICO score determine if you can qualify for a loan in the first place, but it it will also impact your mortgage terms -- the higher your score, the lower y...

At-Home Family Night Activities

June 25th, 2020

During the past couple of months, families have been asked to stay at home. It can bechallenging to keep everyone entertained when we aren’t able to go out of the house except towork in essential jobs, enjoy fresh air,...

Starter Home Vs. Forever Home

June 13th, 2020

Buying a home is exciting. Most people have visualized their dream home—large,inviting kitchen; multiple bedrooms for family and guests; perhaps a backyardwith built-in BBQ, pool, and fireplace. Yet this dream is often...

Tax Advantages Homeowners Get That Renters Don’t

January 20th, 2020

Homebuyers get a host of tax benefits that renters don’t — critical deductions that can lower your overall tax bill. But how much do homeowners really save o...

9 Ways to Avoid Gobbling Up Energy on Thanksgiving

October 16th, 2019

Wasting energy on Thanksgiving? Don’t be a turkey. Try these tips: A Few Days Before Thanksgiving 1. Install a dimmer switch for the dining room chandelier. Every time you dim a bulb’s brightness b...

7 Steps to a Stress-Free Home Closing

October 9th, 2019

This cheat sheet helps you do your homework, so you know what you’re signing when you close the sale of your home. You’ve already cleared several hurdles by finding the right home, negotiating the best price, and getting appr...

10 Tricks for Hosting an Open House That Make Buyers Say

October 6th, 2019

Few words get home buyers more excited than these two: open house. An open house is their opportunity to give your house a whirl. To wiggle the light switches. To admire the crown molding. To, y’know, awkwardly ask to...

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