An improving housing market is spurring homeowners to start tackling repairs.
Consumer spending on home remodeling projects rose slightly last year, for the first time since 2006. The long, slow housing recovery is partly to blame. Experts say many homeowners who want to trade up or who are unable to relocate for a job are realizing they can’t sell in this market and have decided to
Living in an assisted living or other kind of retirement facility costs an average of $2,500 to $3,500 per month if you don’t need extra care. Modifying your current home and staying put can have a significant upfront cost, but you only spend the money once. If you do it right, it can significantly extend
Owning a home these days isn’t always a blessing. Especially as you near retirement, it can get in the way of moving to a place where you’d rather live. Sometimes you can’t sell a house at all. Other times, you can’t sell it for enough to pay off the mortgage. And even if there is