5 Tips For First Time Buyers

Most first time home buyers are in their early 30’s when they decide to buy.  That’s a young age to make such a huge financial decision. Of course, it’s also a stressful decision no matter how old you are. How can you reduce the stress of buying a home for the first time? Here’s a few things to consider. How … Read More

Buyers – Watch Out For This Email Scam

It’s a nightmare scenario: You’ve been saving to put down a payment on your dream home. You’re about to close the deal, but instead, you’re deceived into wiring your money to an account outside of the country. You lose it all – the money, the new home, and possibly your life savings. This may sound exaggerated, but it’s not. It’s … Read More

The Fun Continues in August & September in Albuquerque

August is coming to a close and September is just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of fun in store in Albuquerque. Whether you love a good baseball game, want to go to the fair, get a taste of the grape, or enjoy fine art, there’s something to keep just about anyone busy for the next month in Albuquerque.  … Read More

How to Keep You Home Secure

Home security is an important consideration when owning or even renting a home. Many people have home security systems to help keep their home secure. But is that enough? A home security system can only do so much. There are other steps you can take to make sure your home is as secure as possible. Here’s a few important precautions … Read More

Can Using Storage Help Your Next Move?

Selling your home can be challenging and stressful. You’re taking on two major tasks at once – getting your home to show to potential buyers and getting ready to move. Will getting a storage unit will help the process go more smoothly? Yes and no, depending on your situation. When you move, it provides a perfect opportunity to clean the … Read More

8 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Have you checked your credit score lately?  Having good credit is important in this world, particularly if you plan on buying a home. Even though there are mortgages available to those with lower credit scores, it’s always a good idea to raise your score as high as you can before you apply for a mortgage. A higher score will yield … Read More

Finding the Perfect Home

Buying a home is likely the biggest decision you’ll make in your life. It’s a decision that you will likely be living with for years. Everyone dreams of finding the perfect home. What is the perfect home, and how can you find it? Defining the “Perfect Home” The perfect home, as it were, is a home that fits your needs … Read More

How to Save Money on Granite Countertops

Nothing looks better than a granite countertop in your bath or kitchen.  They’re tough, always in style, and take less maintenance. It may seem that it would be too expensive to install granite.  Yet you don’t need to buy the most expensive granite to get amazing results. Here’s what you should know about granite counters and how you can cut … Read More

Installing a new garage door

Installing a new garage door isn’t probably the first thing that comes to mind, not until it gets damaged or fails to work. But even if your garage door works fine, it’s probably time to update it, especially if your home is a few decades old. Replacing a garage door, including the opener, can run around $2300.  Of course that … Read More

Protect Your Pets During the 4th

The 4th of July is a time to have fun with friends and family, and our furry friends are part of that fun. You might be tempted to bring your pets to watch fireworks or give them yummy treats from the grill. But fireworks and festive foods can potentially be harmful for pets.  What can you do to make sure … Read More