Owning a home

Millennial Housing Trends: Trends in 2020 and a 2021 Outlook

January 14, 2021 | 2 min read | Owning a home
For the past few years, millennial homebuyers have had a strong influence and impact on the housing market. They will continue to do so well into 2021 as they become one of the fastest-growing home buyers segment. With mortgage rates at all-time low...
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Home Maintenance Checklist: Monthly, Seasonal, and Annual

December 18, 2020 | 7 min read | Owning a home
Home maintenance may seem daunting if you are unsure where to begin and what to do; however, home repairs and improvements may save you from larger potential issues and unexpected costs in the future. Follow this monthly, seasonal, and ann...
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Homebuyers Are Looking for Home Offices

September 10, 2020 | 1 min read | Owning a home
If you don't have an office in your home already, try converting a spare room into your own home office. Here's a breakdown: 1. Measure the space You'll want to make sure you not only have space for a desk and all of the essentials of orga...
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What are the benefits of buying vs. renting a house?

July 27, 2020 | 3 min read | Owning a home
One of the most significant decisions that anyone can make in their life is buying a home. Renters often wonder, “what are the benefits of buying vs. renting?” There are many benefits of buying a house, such as being an excellent long-term inves...
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GuardHill Discusses: Ep.1

June 5, 2020 | 1 min read | GuardHill News, Owning a home, Refinance, The mortgage process
In Case You Missed It! In this webinar, a few mortgage professionals from GuardHill discuss current trends in the mortgage and real estate industry. In this webinar you will learn more about: Navigating the challenging mortgage envi...
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Spring Clean Your At-Home Workspace

April 16, 2020 | 1 min read | Owning a home
Spring is a time of renewal, and it's also a good time to clean and organize your workspace so you're not distracted by clutter. Once you clean and organize, it's easier to focus on tasks and projects. Here are a few tips to help you get started on ...
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How to Prepare Your Home for Allergy Season

April 16, 2020 | 1 min read | Owning a home
As spring approaches, those who suffer from allergies often feel miserable when plants expel pollen into the air. While you can't always escape pollen when outside, these five tips on how to prepare your home during allergy season will provide some ...
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5 Reasons to Renovate Your Kitchen

April 1, 2020 | 2 min read | Owning a home
If you’re looking to renovate some areas of your home, the kitchen is a great place to start. As people say, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Many homebuyers place high importance on the condition and appearance of the kitchen ...
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5 Tips to Create a Positive and Productive Remote Work Environment 

March 23, 2020 | 2 min read | Owning a home
While working remotely, it’s essential to set up your home workspace to create a positive, clean, and productive work environment. No matter if you’re in your spacious suburban home or a smaller city apartment, here are a few tips on how to crea...
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Fed Rate Cuts and What They Mean for Home Loan Rates

March 17, 2020 | 1 min read | GuardHill News, Owning a home, The mortgage process
In response to the uncertainty of the coronavirus and its impact on our country, the Fed has cut the Fed Funds Rate by 1.50% in the last couple of weeks, including 1.00% on Sunday, March 15th alone. The media is confusing many consumers, as w...
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