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Get a Grip: 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Home Improvement Project

 
Get a Grip 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Home Improvement Project

A home improvement project in your house can be incredibly stressful and most people put off a big change such as creating an extension or knocking down walls because they don’t want the inconvenience of dealing with builders or architects.

5 Steps to Buying Your First Home

 
5 Steps to Buying Your First Home credit

Buying a first home is a thrilling prospect. It is a long-term and large financial commitment so it's important to understand what is required and be well prepared . The following are the first steps you will need to follow when buying your first home.

5 Necessary Steps in Cleaning Your Home after a Flood

 
5 Necessary Steps in Cleaning Your Home after a Flood

Floods have a way of causing catastrophic destruction when they happen. Nothing can prepare you to withstand the heartache you experience when your home gets inundated. With so many things running through your mind simultaneously, it is very difficult to decide what you should salvage and what you should leave behind.  

Expanding Family: Do You Stay in Your First Home and Build On?

 
Expanding Family Do You Stay in Your First Home and Build On

Many adults will buy the first home with at least one child in mind when starting a family. The extra bedroom can be set up early as a nursery to ensure that baby has its own room when the time comes. After the first child, a second could be in your future. While the one bedroom can be converted to hold two children, there will come a time when each child may need his or her own space. This is especially true if you have two children of opposite sexes.

Stop Energy Loss by Replacing Your Old Windows: A Get-Started Guide

 
Stop Energy Loss by Replacing Your Old Windows A Get Started Guide

Home heating and cooling account for 54 percent of the average homeowner's energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. If your windows are old and inefficient, this figure is likely higher. Old, drafty windows let warm air escape in winter and cool air escape in summer and cause your HVAC system to work harder to maintain a comfortable indoor temp. Champion Home Exteriors reports that 30 percent of a home's energy loss can be through its windows. If it's time to replace your old windows, learn about the common replacement types and follow these tips:

What to do When Your Mortgage Application is Rejected

 
What to do When Your Mortgage Application is Rejected

Becoming a home owner is a big achievement and the process of becoming one is approached with a lot of excitement. A mortgage application is therefore very discouraging. The question, why was my mortgage application denied lingers on your mind.

What Happens When the Home You Want to Buy Has Mold?

 
What Happens When the Home You Want to Buy Has Mold

Spring has sprung and as temperatures rise, so do the temperatures in VACANT homes that are closed up and listed for sale. The presence of a water source, warm temperatures and stagnant air make perfect conditions for the quick growth of mold. With that said, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage is sharing some "insider information" with our readers.

5 Great Apps for Managing Your "First Home" Landscaping Project

 
5 Great Apps for Managing Your First Home Landscaping Project 1

The explosion of smartphone use and the business and home remodeling opportunities it provides us is growing rapidly in this high-tech world we live in. The power of Android and iPhone based phones offers business and home owners the most effective tools for collaborating, communicating, planning and selling.

3 Easy First Time Homeowner DIY Plumbing Projects With YouTube Clips

 
3 Easy First Time Homeowner DIY Plumbing Projects With YouTube Clips

Dripping faucets, leaky toilets and clogged drains—oh my. No matter how much you wiggle and jiggle the bits and pieces, sometimes there is just no getting around it: You either need to bring in a professional plumber or take matters into your own hands.

Wells Fargo Lowers FICO Scores for FHA Loans: What Does it Mean?

 
Wells Fargo Lowers FICO Scores for FHA Loans What Does it Mean

There’s talk in the news and throughout the housing market industry that lending giant Wells Fargo is lowering credit scores it requires for prospective home buyers financing with FHA loans. While this may seem – on the surface at least - like great news for Americans looking to buy a home … we approach this move with cautious optimism.

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