Home Decor

23 Creative Ways to Repurpose Plastic Bottles

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Aside from separating your trash and recycling plastic that way, there are endless options to repurpose your plastic bottles, from gardening to decorating to even organizing your knick-knacks! 1. Here’s a new way to garden, use plastic bottles as planters by turning them sideways and hanging them along a wall or gate! You can create […]

Real Estate

Home Insurance 101

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It is important to know the do’s and don’ts of home insurance in order to get the most out of your investment. Here’s some home insurance 101 to help know what is covered and what is not covered. First thing’s first: Talk to multiple agents. David Thompson, an instructor with the Florida Association of Insurance Agents in Tallahassee […]

Activities

Montgomery County, PA Labor Day Guide

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Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner and events are popping up all over Montgomery County to celebrate! Tubing down Montgomery County’s own Schuylkill River is the best way to end summer with an adventurous hurrah! This Labor Day Weekend, Schuylkill River Outdoors will be renting out equipment and sending those who are interested down the […]

Real Estate

Interest-only Mortgages Are Back

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CNBC has informed borrowers that Michigan-based United Wholesale Mortgage, the second-largest lender through brokers in the country, announced that they are offering interest-only loans through brokers, but with important safeguards. These safeguards include; the borrower must put 20 percent down, ensuring that they have the “skin in the game” that many did not during the housing boom, they must […]

Home Decor

Landscape Lighting Tips

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How you light your landscape can make a huge difference in the look of your yard. With the proper lighting, your outdoor space can go a long way. There are some basics to be aware of in order to find the perfect lighting for your landscape. For starters, light has intensity, or quantity emitted, and color. The […]

Activities

Valley Forge in Montgomery County

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Discover all the fun that Valley Forge has to offer all year round! There is a wide variety of events and things to do such as Valley Forge National Historical Park, Spring Mountain, Elmwood Park Zoo along with malls, outlets, restaurants, outdoor concerts and other attractions, the list is endless! Valley Forge is a family-friendly […]

Decorating Tips

Decorating Tips For Renters

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Just because you rent a home, doesn’t mean you have to hold back on your creativity. There are lots of decorating ideas that will make your space look homey without them being permanent or too hard to take with you. 1. Even though you can’t paint your walls, you can still play around with color. […]

Finances

Determining How Much You Can Afford to Borrow

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How can you be certain how much you can afford when applying for a loan? Many home shoppers find a quick fix answer on websites that provide an online calculator. Simply entering your monthly income, expenses and what you believe to be your credit score in a computer program won’t accurately predict what a specific lender will […]