Home energy upgrades get U.S.-backed loans

Maple Grove, MN. Bathroom Remodeling Contractors. Home owners who have a good credit scores, manageable debt and some equity in their homes can get “PowerSaver” loans. These loans are below market rates. The home owner will use this loan to make their house more energy efficient. This will help people save on their energy bills and create more jobs in construction. This is to also...

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Fully Loaded Laundry Room

Maple Grove, MN. Home Remodeling Contractor. Drag that laundry room out of the dark basement and move it close to the hub of your home. Here are some ideas to boost your laundry rooms functionality with up-to-date products and layouts. “Americans spend more time in the laundry room than in the bathroom: an average of eight hours a week, collectively doing some 35 billion loads of laundry a...

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Does a mortgage refinance make sense?

Maple Grove, MN. Basement Finishing. Low rates are not the only reason for refinancing today. If you have an adjustable-rate mortgage now, it may be a good time to refinance into fixed-rate loan. Also if have a home equity line of credit, you may want to consider refinancing to combine your first mortgage and the home equity line of credit into one loan. “Stability-hungry borrowers are...

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Why home equity loans are scarce

Maple Grove, MN. Basement Finishing. Because of recent changes in the lending industry, it’s getting harder to get a home equity loan. Even if you have equity, good income and a great credit score. Getting a home equity loan or line of credit may be impossible in some areas. “Homeowners in such equity-rich states as New York, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, to...

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20 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Plymouth, MN. Home Remodeling Contractor. It’s finally spring, now is a good time to go through your home to inspect and repair any damage or safety issues that may have developed over the long winter months. Included in this article are over 20 items that you can do to prepare your home for the summer. By following these steps you can help decrease the chance of fire and injury. Saving...

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