How Can You Afford a House?

If you feel like you’re ready to buy a house, the first question you’re likely to ask yourself is “how much can I afford?” Answering that question means taking a look at a number of factors.  Are You Ready to Buy a House? Understand Your Debt-to-Income Ratio First. The first and most obvious decision pointContinue reading “How Can You Afford a House?”

How does your septic system work?

Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment structures, commonly used in rural areas without centralized sewer systems. They use a combination of nature and proven technology to treat wastewater from household plumbing produced by bathrooms, kitchen drains, and laundry. A typical septic system consists of a septic tank and a drainfield, or soil absorption field. TheContinue reading “How does your septic system work?”

How to Have a Smart Home?

You can make your home a little more livable—and a lot more automated—by adding appliances and devices you can control from anywhere. Why going “smart” is a smart idea We’ve all heard the term “smart home,” but what does it actually mean? According to Mark Spates, Senior Product Manager and Smart Speaker Product Lead atContinue reading “How to Have a Smart Home?”

Multigenerational Homes.

Choosing to merge generations under one roof reflects a number of changes, some cultural and some financial. According to advocacy group Generations United, which says the 51.4 million Americans who now live in multigenerational households represents a 10% increase since 2007. Some families need physical distance between them to get along. Others manage to coexist peacefully under the sameContinue reading “Multigenerational Homes.”