Buying a house is something many Americans dream of their whole lives. It is a real accomplishment to own your own home and many feel a sense of pride when receiving their first set of keys. If you are a first-time home buyer keys are not the only thing you will be receiving. There are certain tax breaks you can take advantage of if this is your first time owning a home. This can be immensely helpful when you consider all the money and planning that goes into buying a new home including savi... read more
Bah Humbug Alert! It’s officially the holiday season and we hope you’re enjoying every merry minute of it! During this time of year, seasonal decorations start popping up on every rooftop and lawn in sight. And while we hate to sound like a real Scrooge, we know that occasionally homeowners go a little too over the top on all things merry and bright. So, what exactly do you do when a neighbor keeps you up at night with bright lights and loud holiday music?
If you have the misfortune of living next to a ... read more
It’s December and the signs of the season are upon us with holiday décor and snow covering pretty much everything. One of the most popular things to see around this time is Christmas lights, both inside the house and out. Almost everyone is familiar with the bright glow emanating from many a home strung up in lights. What may be less familiar to folks though is the story behind this tradition. When you stop to think about it, it is an odd thing to do, so why do we put up lights?
It all started with the... read more