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Home Upgrades That Make the Most Financial Sense

In Articles by Nikki Nelson

Thanks to our friend Ben McAffee at First Colony Mortgage for sharing some great tips on which home improvement projects pay back in the long run. If you’re looking to do some home improvements and don’t know where to start to get the best financial sense upgrade these tips are sure to help you make the best decision. One of …

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Why It Pays to Be a Homeowner (Literally)

In Articles by Nikki Nelson

The classic buy vs. rent debate has been going on for ages.  Is buying a home really a valuable investment, or are you better off renting and putting your money into other wealth-building avenues?  While arguments can be made for both, and you should certainly never put all your eggs in one basket, the numbers speak for themselves when it …

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Easy Home Maintenance Tips

In Articles by Nikki Nelson

Keeping your home well maintained is a great way to ensure it retains its value. Here are some easy home maintenance tips that you can do to help take care of your home. Drain your water heater.  Over the course of a year, hard water sediment tends to collect at the bottom of your water heater tank. The sediment deposits …

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Ensuring Moving Day Runs Smoothly When You Have a Dog

In Articles by Nikki Nelson

Article written by Guest Writer Cindy Aldridge from Our Dog Friends While dogs can reduce stress for their owners, being involved in a move with their owners can be nerve-wracking for canines. As the boxes are packed and moved, their environment changes, causing them to feel unsure. Also, some dogs pick up on their owner’s emotions, so they reflect feelings …

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Springtime is Time to Spring

In Articles by Chris Clayton

After such a marvelous turnout with the Southern Utah Parade of Homes, which will be discussed in continuing blog posts, it now is springtime in Southern Utah. Flowers blooming, fragrances wafting in the breeze, smells and sights tickle your senses as you begin to entertain ideas of the upcoming changing seasons. What to do with your home–buy or sale, refinance…or…home improvements, …