A recent survey of homeowners conducted by the National Association of Home Builders revealed some interesting statistics about what people are remodeling and why over the past year. It seems the mindset of a homeowner in 2012 may be different than those just a few years ago when it comes to remodeling.
Everyone likes a good DIY project. Not only can homeowners save money by doing certain projects themselves, but the work can teach valuable home maintenance skills. As great as do-it-yourself projects can be, there are certain undertakings you should leave for the professionals no matter how much money you will save doing it yourself.
Check out these projects we suggest leaving to the professionals to help you draw the line between savvy DIY investments and biting off more than you can chew. See More
Scammers can get crafty.
The unscrupulous people who design schemes that scam homeowners approaching foreclosure don’t need high-tech resources. Mortgage modification scammers find their prey by looking at foreclosure notices on the Internet, in local periodicals and public files.