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Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017

2017-05-19T13:57:26+00:00 Home Tips|

The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to sell in the next few years, [...]

8 Scams To Watch Out For This Holiday Season

2017-05-19T13:57:27+00:00 Home Tips|

The holidays are a happy time for celebrating with family, friends, and co-workers. Unfortunately, this time of year can also be turned sour by a wide variety of clever frauds, unauthorized debit and credit card transactions, and bogus person-to-person scams. By the end of 2015, individuals, retailers, charitable donors, and companies were victimized to the [...]

Top 12 Tips for a Safer Holiday Home

2017-05-19T13:57:28+00:00 Home Tips|

  Our world is full of risk at every turn—from perilous jobs to dangerous driving conditions. That’s why we all love to get back to our homes and not worry about everyday safety hazards. It’s great to feel comfortable and safe at home, but is it as safe as it can be?   Your home [...]

Schultz Texas Chili Recipe

2017-05-19T13:57:28+00:00 Uncategorized|

We've got an awesome chili recipe that makes a great gift inside a mason jar! Here's the recipe: Ingredients to put in the mason jar: 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dehydrated minced onion 1/2 cup dried black beans 1/2 cup dried kidney beans 1/2 cup [...]

The Home Equity Playbook

2017-05-19T13:57:28+00:00 Home Tips|

What is Home Equity? Home equity seems to be a very simple calculation — the total amount of mortgages owed subtracted from the current market value of a home. Here is a simple example:   Current Home Market Value            $325,000 Existing Mortgage                               $225,000 Homeowner Equity                            $100,000   One side [...]