Finding and Fixing Hidden Dangers in Your Home

News reports feed us a steady stream of stories on scary, invisible hazards lurking in our homes, presumably ready strike us down at any second, but how much of it is really cause for alarm? Which hidden dangers are serious and which aren’t? And what should you do to protect yourself and your family? Here’s …

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Homeownership affects your children

Not sure whether to buy or continue renting? Perhaps this infographic from the California Association of Realtors at CAR.org will influence your decision; according to them, owing a home benefits your family–in particular your children–in the following ways: Higher reading scores Higher math scores Higher rate of high school graduates Higher rate of college graduates

Social benefits of homeownership

How being a home owner benefits your life Owning a home is more than just making a financial investment — it’s also about investing in your family’s social benefits. The infographic below from CAR.org sums it up well; being a homeowner provides: Educational success — statistically children of homeowners have higher achievement in reading and …

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Improving Your Home’s Outdoor Space

Finding ways to improve your home’s outdoor space can be a fulfilling way to enjoy nature and spend time with friends and family in the fresh air (when the weather cooperates) as an extension of your home. The confines of your home can be limiting in comparison to the outdoors, so making the most of …

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