The holidays are a cheerful time, but while you’re celebrating, someone may be eyeing those new gifts. Beware of the burglars waiting to get their hands on your presents. Here are some tips to help avoid being a victim of theft over the holidays: 1. Save the status updates for later Four out of … Continue reading 6 Holiday Theft Prevention Tips
Find out where it’s better to spend or save your money when you move into a new home. Moving is considered one of life’s most stressful events. It doesn’t have to cost you your sanity—or an arm and a leg. Some things are worth a few extra bucks, but there are ways to save, too. Packing … Continue reading Save Money When You Move With These Tips
Simple fixes and smart thinking can ensure a safe environment for seniors. Stairs are the most obvious barrier to seniors hoping to stay in their homes as long as possible. But lighting, bath and kitchen design as well as access to home systems all require a top-to-bottom rethinking to ensure the elderly can manage the … Continue reading Home Safety Tips for Seniors
Putting a teenager behind the wheel can be nerve-racking for parents – and justifiably so. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that teens crash three times as often as drivers aged 20 and older. But there are things you can do to help keep them safe. Follow these seven tips to help your kids hit the … Continue reading Seven Tips to Make Your Teen a Better Driver
Houston once again was declared a best place to visit in the world in 2019 by CultureMap Houston. Who would disagree? Most non-native Texans probably all visited Texas at least once in their lives before moving here. In 2013, the Houston Chronicle reported Houston's growth shows no signs of slowing. People are still moving … Continue reading Apartment vs. House: Which is Right for You?
Technology continues to improve fuel efficiency, which means that fuel-efficient cars are no longer synonymous with small, low-horsepower vehicles. Today, larger vehicles are included among the lists of cars that get great gas mileage. As things like hybrid technology continues to evolve, you no longer have to choose between the car that gets the best gas … Continue reading The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2018
Few experiences are more exciting or rewarding than purchasing a new home for the first time. However, the process can be more complex than it may seem. Working with a skilled agent can make things go more smoothly, but it’s important to remain actively involved at all phases. Anticipating and addressing key issues directly can make the … Continue reading Guidelines for First-Time Homebuyers: What to Do and What NOT to Do