Advertiser Disclosure
X

Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card and banking offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies and banks from which MoneyCrashers.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they appear on category pages. MoneyCrashers.com does not include all banks, credit card companies or all available credit card offers, although best efforts are made to include a comprehensive list of offers regardless of compensation. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U.S. Bank, and Barclaycard, among others.

Buying New Construction Home

Buying a New Construction Home – Process, Upgrades & Unexpected Costs

When my husband and I set out to buy a house, we searched high and low for the perfect home. Unfortunately, the more we...
Worst Home Improvement Projects

9 Worst Home Improvement Projects That Decrease Resale Value

Homeowners make upgrades to their property for many reasons: cosmetic face-lifts, mechanical upgrades, and renovations with an eye toward boosting resale value. Regardless of...
Easy Home Updates

8 Easy Home Updates That Increase the Value of Your House

As opposed to expensive and time-consuming remodeling projects, home updates are simple homeowner tasks that can quickly increase a home's marketability and value -...
Essential Tools Diy Projects

18 Essential Tools for Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects

It's not always easy to decide whether to do it yourself (DIY) or hire a contractor. However, one advantage is clear: DIY home repairs...
Cost Build New House

Construction Costs of Building a New House – Contracts & Fees

Before my family began the process of having our home built, I learned that we should expect to go at least 10% to 20%...
Questions Ask Before Building Own House

8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Build Your Own...

Back in 2005, on a whim, my husband and I decided to look at home contractors - and thus began the 18-month process of...
Save Money Bulding New House

7 Ways to Save Money When Building a New House

When my husband and I moved back to Texas almost two years ago, the plan was to build a separate home on a shared...
Small House Living

Living in a Small House – Benefits & Challenges

Drive around many new neighborhoods, and you often see the same thing: street after street of behemoth homes, most that look like they came off an...
Renting Buying House

Renting vs. Buying a House – How to Make a Decision,...

Given the hefty upfront costs associated with purchasing a home, most young people begin their independent lives renting an apartment. As they build careers, save...
Senior Citizen Gardening Vegetables Backyard Lettuce Rain Boots

How to Start a Home Vegetable Garden – Benefits & Tips...

Penny-pinchers and green thumbs alike often tout gardening as a way to save on groceries. Yet it’s equally possible to spend a small fortune...
Going Paperless Home

How to Go Paperless at Home – 11 Tips & Solutions

Before I became a full-time writer, I owned a professional organizing business. Clients often complained about the constant influx of paper into their homes....
Install Gravel Driveway Types Ideas Costs

How to Install a Gravel Driveway – Types, Ideas & Costs

Many detached houses have private driveways. In suburban and rural areas, nearly all do. Improving and maintaining these rights-of-way is a necessary but oft-overlooked cost...