We just had an election and while everyone was watching the races that interested them most, we here at Homewise had our eye on a different result: voter turn-out. With turnout exceeding the last midterms, the numbers didn’t disappoint. We love voting almost as much as we love homeownership!
Your home is a big investment. Keeping it operating efficiently makes it comfortable for you and your family and keeps energy costs low. Here are some simple tips to reduce your home’s energy consumption.
Air leaks can reduce home energy efficiency by up to 30% per year.
Think back to the last time you moved. There was probably at least one moment in that process when you said to yourself “I’m NEVER doing this again! I will DIE in this house before I pack and unpack all these boxes again!” Although there is near universal agreement that moving is the worst,
Take a spin through the cable channels on any given day (first you have to find someone over the age of 40 who still pays for cable) and you’ll find countless shows about homeownership: buying, selling, searching, flipping, trading, designing and redesigning. If you have the patience to sit through that full half hour of television,
Perhaps you’ve heard ads encouraging you to consolidate all of your debts into one easy payment, telling you this is the way to get rid of your debt. Before you take that road, there are some important questions you should ask.
What’s the rate of a debt consolidation loan? It may only be one rate,
The public use trail system in the northwest hills of Santa Fe will be expanded by an additional five miles through the new Homewise Homes community at Tessera. The newly expanded trail system winds throughout the Tessera neighborhood, and is easily accessible from Highway 599 and the neighboring Aldea and La Tierra communities. The trail system will be available for use by residents of Tessera and the surrounding neighborhoods,
Practically every year starting in March, we are bombarded by advertisements from retailers telling us to spend our tax refunds in their stores. They entice us with discounts and sometimes even offer to cash out our tax refund checks. These promotions sound like a wise investment. However, your tax refund is not mad money. It’s not even free money.
Homeowner’s insurance will protect your house in case of damages to the property or to household items.
If you are financing your home, your lender will require that you carry homeowner insurance, with a clause that the lender will be on the policy as ‘loss payee’. For example, if there is a fire on the property,