10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your First Home for an Upgrade

When you’re ready to upgrade to a nicer home, you usually have to make sure your first house sells. Typically, this means you’ll need to roll up your sleeves and do a little work, as practically no property is ready to showcase without a bit of elbow grease. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here are 10 things to do before selling a home for an upgrade.1. Assess Your Curb Appeal The first impression your house makes on a prospective buyer is from the outside. That means curb appeal Read more [...]

Which Is Cooler, a Fan or Air Conditioner?

With climate change sending temperatures higher and stretching summer weather well beyond the end of the season, it's never too late to consider whether to buy a fan or air conditioner to cool off. The decision ultimately hinges on a person's priorities.Of course, fans usually cost less than air conditioning -- the price of the appliance runs about a digit higher, while the associated electric bills get even costlier.However, you can find a used air conditioner for sale on Craigslist, eBay Read more [...]