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WayPoints Home Maintenance Edition

posted on Thursday, April 30, 2020 in Realtor News

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When you stay on top of home maintenance jobs, you can prolong your home's lifespan, save money in the long run, and simply enjoy your home more. With the days growing longer, it's time to tackle those maintenance tasks you've been putting off. This summer, give your home the TLC it needs. 

What It Really Costs to Maintain a Home Each Year

It's no secret that the financial commitment of homeownership extends well beyond the loan closing and the monthly mortgage payment. Owning a home requires ongoing upkeep to ensure it remains a safe and comfortable place to live — and to protect your financial investment. 

Show Me the Money


4 Home Upgrades for Low-Maintenance Living 

Your home should be your retreat from the world, your cozy castle. With these low-maintenance upgrades, you can spend more time enjoying your home and less time taking care of it. 

License to Chill


Beware Of These Common Contractor Scams

It's critical to do your due diligence when hiring someone to work on your home, no matter the size of the project. If you spot any of these warning signs, turn around and walk (or run!) away. 

Watch for Red Flags


Home Maintenance Activities That Pay Off ... Big Time! 

By keeping up with low-cost home maintenance and repairs now, you'll end up saving money in the long run. Here are a few basic home maintenance tasks that you can keep up on for a minor expense, and a look at what it might cost you if you ignore them for too long. 

Caulk Now, Cash Later


Maintenance Motivation

Keep yourself and your house in good shape with these calorie-burning maintenance tasks! 

Burn, Baby, Burn


If you need help funding your home improvements, talk to a personal banker today about financing options that may be able to help. 

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