Why the 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage is Important

Today’s historically-low mortgage interest rates are good news for both prospective and current home owners. Families looking to buy can afford more home for their money, and home owners may be able to refinance their mortgages and lower their monthly payments...

Add a Porch This Summer

Outdoor living spaces are one of the most popular design trends of the past few years in both new home construction and remodeling, and it’s a trend that looks like it’s going to be around for many years to come. Judges for the 2012 Best in American Living...

Rain Water Collection Fun & Easy!

Cutting my lawn yesterday it occurred to me how nice and green everyone’s lawn is right now. We have not yet experienced the hot, dry weather that summer will ultimately bring. When that dry weather comes everyone will be hooking up hoses to sprinklers to keep...

Fall Home & Remodeling Show at Eastview

The “home show” at Eastview is back! Formerly the Home & Design Show, the Rochester Home Builders’ Association is back in September with the Fall Home & Remodeling Show. It’s a great way for area businesses to market their products and...

Where is Your Summer Vacation Spot?

Someone forwarded this article to me and it got me thinking. Where do Rochesterians take their summer vacations? On the above mentioned ‘top 12 list’ are US destinations like San Francisco, Martha’s Vineyard and Maui. But I started wondering… does...