15 Home Improvement Ideas To Tackle In 2021

2021 is the perfect time to brush up on your hobbies, and home improvement is no exception. With a little creativity and effort, you can turn your house into a home in no time at all.


Weekend home improvement projects

Home improvement projects ramp up when the weather warms up, as homeowners channel the rejuvenating feelings of spring and tackle their home to-do lists.


Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further.


The Best Floor to Live On in an Apartment Building

When searching for apartments, there's always so much to consider — location, price, proximity to parking or public transportation, closet space — all of which are hugely important when finding that perfect place to live.


The Best Home Renovation Apps of 2021

The Best Home Renovation Apps of 2021


How Top Real Estate Professionals are Responding to COVID-19

How Top Real Estate Professionals are Responding to COVID-19


5 trends Covid-19 has brought on in the real estate industry

5 trends Covid-19 has brought on in the real estate industry


REALTORS® Believe Fairness Is Worth Fighting For

REALTORS® Believe Fairness Is Worth Fighting For


How to Clean Your Dryer Vent: 9 Mistakes to Avoid

Dryer fires are a real and very scary hazard, and they most often originate in the metal tube between your dryer and the wall. That's what you need to clean out. Plus it will help your dryer last longer and run more efficiently. Cleaning a dryer vent goes way beyond wiping off the lint filter between loads. And if you don't do it, your house could catch fire. Just avoid these dangerous mistakes while cleaning out your dryer vent:


5 Clever Closet Conversions

Want more living space without adding on? One of your closets may be just the extra square footage you’re looking for.


Pikas Best of Guam 2020

Pikas Best of Guam 2020


8 Lesser-Known Fees That Factor Into the True Cost of Home Buying

With your focus on building your down payment fund and figuring out what your mortgage payment will be, it’s easy to overlook some of the smaller fees that come along with a home purchase. Here are eight and what they could cost you.


5 Questions To Ask When Buying A House

Home buying seems simple enough: Find a house you like that’s close to work or school, tell someone you want to buy it, and move in.


5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

One of the biggest misconceptions of home buying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down.


Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Oh, cabinets. They're just one part of your kitchen, but they have a huge impact. No matter how chic your new appliances or furniture may be, worn or outdated cabinets can ensure your kitchen looks . . . dumpy. But before you scramble to the showroom, have you checked out the cost of brand new cabinetry these days? (At least several thousand dollars for low-end -- and the price of a car for custom!) Who has the time for such a big project anyway?


You Only Think It’s True: 10 Myths Costing You Time and Money

You can't swing a tool belt without hitting a website or TV network offering tips on taking care of your digs. Save money by watering your lawn at night! No, water it in the morning! No, dig it up and replace it with a drought-hardy meadow!



With the worldwide pandemic, there is enough to worry about in regards to our safety and livelihood — the last thing individuals and communities need to be concerned about are scammers trying to con their way into lives and wallets using the fear of the coronavirus as their “in”.


5 Tips for Moving During COVID-19

Amid travel bans, widespread stay-at-home orders and social-distancing mandates, millions of Americans have adapted to the changes brought about by COVID-19. Countless events have been rescheduled or cancelled, but for a few people — including those who already made plans to move — staying put is simply not an option.


7 Things to Never, Ever Do When Buying a Home

Buying a home is exciting and terrifying. After all, this is the biggest financial move most people ever make. As such, there's a lot of room for error, and even tiny mistakes can translate to tens of thousands of dollars.


Ridiculously Easy DIY Disinfectant Wipes You Can Make at Home

Toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and face masks aren’t the only things in short supply right now. Disinfectant wipes for sanitizing the surfaces of your home—and your hands—have also been harder and harder to get these past few weeks.


Keeping Germs at the Front Door

Le Corbusier’s fixation on modernity and cleanliness is trending as designers reimagine residential life post-Covid. His maxim “A house is a machine for living in,” is particularly apt now.


7 Easy Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into Paradise While Sheltering in Place

According to a recent survey by Wayfair on what its millions of customers are searching for, it’s all about making outdoor spaces more comfy.


6 Easy DIY Projects To Give Your Laundry Room Some Love During Quarantine

In this era of COVID-19, you’re probably doing more laundry than ever before. So why not make your laundry room a brighter and better space to spend time in?


Mortgage FAQ: Essential Answers to All Your Questions About Home Loans in the Coronavirus Era

It depends on the comparison. Mortgage rates are down from a year ago, but up from a few weeks ago. It's unclear whether they'll be headed down again.

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