You secured your mortgage loan, went through a home inspection and closed on the house of your dreams. Now you’ve moved in—and your family quickly noticed something that the home inspection didn’t catch. It smells in here. While this is an unfortunate predicament, it isn’t an uncommon one. Odors may not be obvious when the previous owners are still residing in the house, so your nose may not prick up at them until the building is empty. Read on →

Sometimes when we move into a new home, we think we are going to be there forever. But there are sometimes signs that tell a homeowner that the time has come to once again sell your home and find a new one. That’s what our team at Journey Home Lending is covering in today’s blog—the signs to look for when it comes to selling your home, especially now that we are in the midst of a seller’s market. Read on →

The first official day of summer (June 21) will be here before you know it! If you are considering putting your home on the market during the summer months, one thing you want to make sure you put time into is your home’s curb appeal. Fortunately, our team at Journey Home Lending is here to offer you tips on how you can take your home’s curb appeal to the next level this summer. Read on →

The weather is warming up, and it’s only natural to want to spend more time outside! Looking for ways to get your house ready for the warmer months? Read on as our Journey Home Lending team shares some tips for home maintenance that can set you up for all the fun! Your May To-Do List You’re probably already thinking about breaking out the grill for a meal that doesn’t heat up your kitchen! Read on →

The one thing many people look forward to during tax season is their tax refund. Chances are you might already have ideas on how you want to spend your tax refund, such as by taking a vacation or purchasing a new car. However, for 2022, our team at Journey Home Lending wants to offer another suggestion on how to possibly utilize your tax refund this year—toward a new home. Read on →

There are a number of things that happen in life that are big moments. One of those moments is purchasing your first home. When the time comes to purchase your first home, you might have the urge to run out and start house-hunting as soon as possible. However, there are a few things that need to take care of first before going to look at houses. Our team at Journey Home Lending want to keep the excitement going for you when it comes to buying your first home while also giving you the information needed to make sure you have all your house “ducks” in a row. Read on →

With March 20 right around the corner, the spring season is almost officially here! Spring can be a wonderful time to start on much-needed projects, including home renovations. Our team at Journey Home Lending wants you to consider utilizing your tax refund this year to tackle home projects that can boost your home’s value, especially if you see yourself putting your home up for sale sooner rather than later. It is a hot market, after all. Read on →

It may be hard to believe, but spring starts in a matter of weeks! The official start of spring is March 20. Our team at Journey Home Lending wants you to consider using this month to finally declutter and organize your home so that you are ready for anything that might come your way this year, including moving into a new home. Out With the Clutter You are not the only one if you have put off deep-cleaning your home. Read on →

Who else is counting down the days until spring? Our team at Journey Home Lending has a great idea on how you can pass the time until the warmer weather arrives: gardening! Not only does gardening offer a great way to destress after a long workday or work week, but it can also provide great curb appeal for your home, which is important to have when you put your home on the market. Read on →

Is your home still in chaos from the holiday season? Don’t worry. You are far from alone. Our team at Journey Home Lending want to offer you tips about how you can get your home decluttered this February. Chaos can wreak chaos. The last place that should cause you chaos is your home. Fortunately, getting your home organized can help to provide a sense of peace and calm in your household. Read on →