Home Improvement and Renovation Tips and Tricks

Home Warranty vs. Home Insurance: What's the Difference?

Home Warranty vs. Home Insurance: What’s the Difference?

By Embrace Home Loans Staff / April 3, 2024
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In today’s market, owning a home comes with a whole new set of challenges. Rising costs for everything from materials to labor can turn a minor repair into a major financial blow. That’s where a home warranty comes in, and…

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4 Signs There’s Mold in Your House

4 Signs There’s Mold in Your House

By Embrace Home Loans Staff / March 20, 2024
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Mold in a home can indeed be a problem, especially for individuals with allergies, respiratory issues, or weakened immune systems. Mold spores are present everywhere and can enter homes through various means like open windows, doorways, and ventilation systems. When…

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Where to Learn Home Improvement Skills

Where to Learn Home Improvement Skills

By John Chiappetta / February 21, 2024
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Your home is an investment and knowing how to properly maintain it makes good financial sense. By learning easy home repair, you can save money on home maintenance repairs and upgrades. You also have more control over your home projects…

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Winter Warm-Up: Low-Cost Tips for Saving on Heating Costs

Winter Warm-Up: Low-Cost Tips for Saving on Heating Costs

By John Chiappetta / January 19, 2024
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With winter in full swing and the potential for colder-than-average temperatures across various regions in the United States, homeowners are looking for ways to keep warm without breaking the bank. In this blog post, we’ll explore expert-recommended tips to help…

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The Overlooked Essentials: Roof, Gutter, and Foundation Maintenance in Home Sales

The Overlooked Essentials: Roof, Gutter, and Foundation Maintenance in Home Sales

By Kiara Taylor / December 25, 2023
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When considering the factors that add value to a home, we often focus on its size, design, or location. However, there’s a crucial, underlying element that greatly influences a home’s value and structural soundness: the state of its roof, gutters,…

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Love at First Sight - A Comprehensive Guide to Curb Appeal

Love at First Sight – A Comprehensive Guide to Curb Appeal

By Kiara Taylor / December 18, 2023
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We’re all aware of how important and lasting first impressions are — and that doesn’t just apply to people. This isn’t just about a nice paint job or a tidy garden, although those are important. Curb appeal is the first…

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9 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

9 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

By John Chiappetta / November 15, 2023
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Buying a house is an expensive endeavor. The cost of furnishing a new home has increased significantly since 2020. According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), the price of furniture and home furnishings has increased by an average of 15.3%…

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Thinking of Buying an Older Property?

Thinking of Buying an Older Property?

By John Chiappetta / October 4, 2023
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Older homes tend to have distinctive design features and small details that usually can’t be found in new properties today. You may, however, notice that older homes require more maintenance and might have outdated systems that need to be replaced.…

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Fall Curb Appeal Ideas to Help You Sell Your House This Season

Fall Curb Appeal Ideas to Help You Sell Your House This Season

By John Chiappetta / September 6, 2023
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If you’re getting ready to sell your house, it’s important to consider its curb appeal. You should also consider the season you’re selling in — in this case, the fall — because it will impact some of the choices you…

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Best Time to Buy a Home (Updated for 2023!)

Best Time to Buy a Home (Updated for 2023!)

By John Chiappetta / July 26, 2023
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Who doesn’t want to get an edge especially when making a major purchase? Well, it’s time to update one of our most popular blog posts. In 2019 we covered the best days to buy and sell. This year we’ll cover…

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