Oh my…only 20 days until Christmas! ? If you haven’t already done so, now’s the time to deck the halls!?? Whether the decorations are already done or it’s on your long to-do list, be sure to do so safely. Inspecting the decorations for damages, making sure outlets aren’t overloaded, watering live trees, and making sure exterior decorations are weather safe are just a few things you can do to keep your home safe while enjoying the seasons festivities. Click here for more tips on how to safety decorate your home for the holiday!
Baby, it’s cold outside! ❄️ Just like you prepare yourself to brave the low temps, you have to prepare your home as well. ? There are a few quick things you can do to protect and extend the life of one of your largest investments:
(1) Replace HVAC filters and test the furnace for efficiency
(2) Test and change the batteries of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
(3) Drain and turn off the water supply to exterior hosebibs
(4) Examine and prep doors/windows where warm air can escape
(5) Reverse ceiling fans to maximize warm air circulation.
For more tips on how to winterize your home, visit https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-winterization-checklist.
As December nears and the temperature drops…it’s truly beginning to look a lot like Christmas! ?Now is a great time to spice up your Christmas decor with trending colors like pinks, metallics, and blues. Learn more about this seasons decor influences and see what fits your style and tastes. If you’re looking for a new home to put those decorations in, give us a call today – we have some of the best lenders that may be able to get you in before Santa arrives! ?
Paying off your mortgage early can save you a significant amount of money down the line. It may sound like an overwhelming task, but there are several ways (such as set up bi-weekly payments, pay extra each month toward the principal, apply monetary windfalls toward the principal, etc.) to pay off your mortgage quicker that won’t break the bank. Extra bonus – while you’re paying off the mortgage faster, you’re also building equity! Have questions or ready to enjoy the perks of home ownership? Contact us today – we’re here for you! Learn more about how to pay off your mortgage early. Learn more about how to pay off your mortgage early.