Homeownership Education & Counseling Archive

Story Ideas: Protect Your Home From the Cold

When the temperature drops and words like “icy conditions” and “blizzard” start appearing in the weather forecast, keeping a house warm and cozy becomes even more important and even more difficult. There are several things homeowners can do to...

Tis the Season to be…Thinking About Remodeling Your Kitchen?

Homeowners across the country are beginning to open their doors for friends and family in celebration of wintertime traditions. Not coincidentally, it is during the holiday season that homeowners pay particularly close attention to necessary home improvements as they...
December 6, 2016

Story Idea: Declutter Your Home

Why do some people think organizing their home is for a must-do only in the spring? With the holiday season approaching, people across the country are preparing their homes for visiting family, holiday parties and cold weather hibernation. All...

2016 Realtors® Conference & Expo: The Need-to-Know in Orlando

It’s hard to believe that the 2016 Realtors® Conference and Expo is only a few days away. With hundreds of sessions and events taking place beginning on Thursday, figuring out which sessions to attend at the massive Orange County Convention...

Story Idea: Prep Your Home for Winter

Winter is coming! It is only a matter of time before most of us will be spending a lot more time indoors, so it is important to make sure that your house is clean for you and prepared for...

Story Idea: Millennials – Where Should They Buy?

Although millennials made up the largest share of recent buyers, homeownership rates for adults under 35 are still at the lowest levels seen in decades. However, this is not a result of young adults not wanting to own a...

Story Idea: Moving With Kids

Moving, no matter your family situation, can be stressful. However, moving with children provides a whole new set of issues and stressors to take into consideration. In school districts across the country, kids are beginning to return to school,...

Story Idea: Can You Do it Yourself?

Being a homeowner means that your home is yours – even the things that need fixing. Is a faucet leaking? Are floor boards squeaky? Is a light-switch not working? Those issues are all yours to tackle. But what projects...

Story Idea: Financing a Home Purchase the Right Way

It’s common knowledge that purchasing a home can be challenging. But while some buyers may lose sleep over home inspections or finding a home in their favorite neighborhood, real estate professionals know that one of the biggest difficulties is...

Story idea: You Bought a House! Now What?

You’ve signed the papers, made the down payment and the keys are in your hand. You own your first home! That’s when the question that all new homeowners face appears: what exactly should you do next? Should you change...