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Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


This California Home Changes Color with the Position of the Sun

Picking the perfect paint color can be frustrating. Who really has the time to pore over paint chips? Or experiment with a slew of samples? Not these two California homeowners, who refreshed the outside of their home with a coat of prismatic paint ...


5 Things Every New American Should Know about Personal Finance

As the nation celebrates Independence Day, many Americans think about what it was like for the early settlers arriving on our shores for the first time. Those early pioneers faced much uncertainty when it came to basic survival and the ability to provide ...


7 Exterior Home Improvements That Increase Resale Value

Yesterday on Housecall, we discussed ways to increase your home value with indoor décor. Today, we're focusing on what you can do outside the home to give it an added monetary boost. ...


5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

(TNS)—First-time homebuyers often learn the hard way that making a wrong turn during this process is costly and stressful. Sometimes it leads to a failed deal. ...


5 Ways Content Gives Way to More Sales

Despite the continuous cycle that drives housing, there’s one commodity, arguably more valuable than any other, which remains impervious to the ebbs and flows of the market, relentlessly in demand while in an ever-present glut: information. ...


A Hitch on the Way to Your Smart Home

(TNS)—Thanks to increasingly accessible and affordable home automation systems, your house will soon be able to do a lot of neat tricks. ...


Top 7 Eco-Friendly Amenities for Your Home

All you have to do is count the number of driveways with a hybrid vehicle, and you can see at a glance that Americans are embracing the eco-friendly lifestyle. However, a Prius in front of the house is just the beginning. More and ...


Reminder: Check Children’s Online Activities

June is Internet Safety Month, and the Better Business Bureau advises parents to not only check their own online security habits, but also their children’s. ...


Neighbors Confused by Florida House Covered in Aluminum Foil

If your neighbor wrapped up his house and trees in aluminum foil, you’d probably think one flew over the cuckoo's nest, but that’s exactly what one Florida man did recently, lighting up his street and befuddling his neighbors. ...


6 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

In recognition of American Housing Month in June, the American Bankers Association Foundation is reminding consumers of the critical impact credit scores can have on their housing options. ...


Plant Species That Will Spruce Up Your Turf This Summer

Sure, we’re glad it’s here, but did summer creep up a little too quickly on you? Don’t worry, there’s still time to plant your summer garden and enjoy your harvest of basil, kale, beans, corn, and so much more. Warm temperatures and long ...


Top 6 Summer Weekend Projects to Tackle

It’s almost summer! With the weather getting better outside, maybe it’s time to start making a list of weekend projects to complete. While you might not be able to tackle some of the ...


Selling Your Home? How to Live in Staged Surroundings

It’s no secret staging has become synonymous with selling a home. A staged home can boost perceived value by as much as 10 percent, according to listing agents surveyed in the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Profile of ...


Contemporary Homes Can Be a Bargain

(TNC)—When Lama Kabakibi first saw the sunny atrium in the center of a Franklin Lakes, N.J., contemporary house, she was hooked. ...


Real Estate Q&A: Owner Can’t Remove Squatter without Court Order

(TNS)—Q: We rent out a house. After a prior tenant moved out, we spent a few weeks cleaning up and repainting. Over the weekend, someone just moved into the house without permission. I threw him out on his ear, and now I am ...


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