Both new and existing home owners sometimes take for granted that their home is safe. Life gets busy, and let’s face it, sometimes we are running around so much that the things that are out of sight (and smell), are literally pushed aside or forgotten. Here we outline aspects of your home itself and things in your home to consider a little more carefully to be sure you have a safe haven for you and your family.
No doubt, fall is a favorite season for many. Sweatshirts, fires and football—they are all sure signs that summer is fading away and cooler temperatures are driving in. But as the temps drop, we often find our heating costs increasing. There are ways we can fight the increased costs, and below we highlight tips to help keep more cash in your wallet.
If you are in the market to buy a new home, the Fall just might prove to be the right time to find the home you’ve been waiting for. While the majority of people hope to be completely moved into a new home by the fall, if you have the option to wait until the temperature start to drop, you might find that things work in your favor. As reported by the National Association of Realtors, you will find April, May, June and July are typically the busiest months for people to purchase new, or “new to them” houses. Families strive to be settled in their new location by the time the new school year begins, especially when moving to a new town.
Fall is often a busy season as teachers, children and parents find themselves getting back into their school routines. Swimsuits and flip-flops get pushed aside and hoodies and winter boots make their debut. As you prepare to enjoy the crisp air and bon fires, it is a good time to start your Fall home maintenance to make sure your house is ready for the falling temperatures.
Whether you’re moving into a new home in another state or you’re moving across town, hiring a moving company is a task that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The company you choose will be in charge of taking take of your possessions and will be responsible for getting them to your new location safely and in a timely manner. Before hiring a moving company, be sure to familiarize yourself with the below questions that you should ask all moving companies you are considering doing business with them.