10 Summer Decorating Ideas

Some travel to a luxury summer home every year, to the mountains or beach or a change of scenery. Perhaps you prefer to stay in sunny San Diego, and some small changes can make a room in your own home feel calm, relaxed, cool and inviting — just the way you like...

Home Prices Hit Nearly 5-Year High

The median price for all residential properties sold in May rose nearly 19 percent from a year ago to $380,000, the highest price since May 2008, when the median value also was $380,000. A 19 percent year-over-year home-price increase for a May is uncharacteristic,...

Top Things To Do To Improve Property Value

A home’s property value, also known as market value, is affected by many different aspects of the home and the land it is located on. A property owner benefits from higher property values when taking out a home equity loan or when selling the home. Here’s...

5 Ways to Pay Down Your Debt Faster

These ideas may seem obvious, and they are. The challenge is making the conscious decision to be disciplined about it. Even if you choose two of the items on this list, if you keep close track, you’ll quickly see progress. 1. Cash Out Your Reward Points Credit Cards...