By the time you’re ready to get contractor bids, you'll have invested a lot of effort and time in vetting potential contractors. Why take chances now? Here, we help you learn how to solicit and compare bids so you can confidently decide which contractor is the best match for you, your home, and your project.
Whether it's a bathroom remodel, kitchen renovation, or a brand-new primary bedroom suite, you'll need to hire a contractor to handle the job. Consider this your go-to guide for not only finding a skilled professional, but also one that’s compatible with your communication style and overall project goals.
If you’re thinking about a kitchen renovation, chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration photos and imagining how you want the space to look, function, and feel. But you're also probably wondering: how much will it cost to get the kitchen of your dreams?
When it comes to living comfortably in your home, there are few appliances more important than your HVAC system. We teamed up with InHome Home Services, the leading Massachusetts-based HVAC firm, to dig into seven things that every homeowner should know about HVAC.
Whether you’re dreaming about buying your first home, thinking about selling your current home, or simply exploring your options as a homeowner, there’s probably one thing that’s top of mind: money. Here, we’ll help you understand why your monthly housing budget is important and what factors impact your monthly mortgage payments.
Mortgage payments can be confusing, whether you’re a first-time homeowner or have plenty of experience owning a home. Becoming more familiar with your mortgage payments can help you better understand your investment in your home and make decisions about whether or when it makes sense to refinance.
One of the most important things to understand about your home is how much it’s worth — and how that value changes over time. But if you’re like many other homeowners, home value may seem like a bit of a mystery. If this is the case, don’t worry! Home value is a complicated subject and even longtime homeowners often don’t fully understand all that goes into calculating the true worth of a home.
Some home projects can cost thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. That’s a lot of money, even if you’re a diligent saver. But what you may not know is that your home itself may offer a solution. There’s a way to borrow against your equity using a financial tool called a home equity line of credit (HELOC). Here, we’ll get into the nitty gritty of HELOCs and how they can work for you.
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