9 Money-Saving Home Energy Tips to Keep You Cool This Summer

home energy saving tipsSummer will be here before you know it! As you begin prepping your seasonal wardrobe and daydreaming about your annual summer road trip, don’t forget to get your home ready for the upcoming hot months. Doing so will not only help the planet, but it will also help you save some money on your utility bills. Here are 9 ways you can do just that (and stay pretty darn cool!):

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6 Red Flags to Look for at Your Next Open House

open house tipsYou’ve seen the pictures of your potential dream home online. The stylish furniture, natural lighting gleaming through the windows, and stunning architecture all but completely steal your heart. You’ve noticed that the listing has an open house coming up, and you’re planning on seeing it in real life.

But don’t get ahead of yourself – instead of racing in ready to make an offer, you’ll want make sure that this house is definitely the right one for you. After all, open houses are kind of like a first date: meeting in person is often much different than viewing photos online and can help you determine if you should move on or see it again. Here are 6 important red flags to keep your eyes peeled for – and some important questions to ask – at an open house:

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