Increase your home’s value with central A/C

As a homeowner, there are plenty of projects you can do around the house in order to increase the value of your home. But one of the biggest value-adds? Central air conditioning. According to Zillow’s most recent Consumer Housing Trends Report, a whopping 62% of buyers list central air conditioning as a required feature in…

Spring Selling Season

If you’re looking to sell your home this spring, you are not alone. The number of houses sold tends to peak  mid April to late May, making spring the most popular selling season.  It is beneficial to get your home ready before actual listing. Start with the simple things such as making sure your furnace,…

Rent or Own a Home

 Buying a home is not for everybody, and if you are someone who is not planning to stay in the area you are currently living for at least 4 more years it does not make a lot of sense; the exception to that here in Kingston may being the student  and military residential zones,  where rents…

5 Credit Score Pitfalls to Avoid

 Generating too many inquiries Shopping around before choosing an institution for a car loan can help you find the best rate—and that can translate into thousands of dollars in savings (if not more!) over your loan’s lifetime. But while you may be saving, it’s best to use moderation. Here’s why. When you receive a quote…

An evacuation plan for you pets

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home; there is always a possibility you may need to leave your home quickly. Many homeowners create evacuation plans for their homes and practice them with their kids, but far fewer have considered one for their pets. Take these steps to add your pets to your evacuation plan.…

New Home to do list

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can…

Buying a home of your own

So you’ve decided you want to stop paying rent and buy your first home. You’re not alone. With interest rates at their lowest in decades, many people have discovered that mortgage payments can be significantly lower or at least comparable to the rent they are currently paying. Making the decision to become a homeowner is…