15 vs 30 Year Loan

A 15-year loan is usually made at a lower interest rate. Equity is built faster because early payments pay more ...
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203(b) Loan

This is the most commonly used FHA program. It offers a low down payment, flexible qualifying guidelines, limited lender's fees, ...
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203(k) Loan

This is a loan that enables the homebuyer to finance both the purchase and rehabilitation of a home through a ...
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A Good Match

Match the size of the pan to to your stovetop heating element; more heat will get to the pan and ...
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Absorbing Carpet

Pay special attention to carpet on concrete floors. Carpet can absorb moisture and serve as a place for biological pollutants ...
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AC Bugs

Insects love warm electrical components and air conditioners are full of them. If you want to keep insects out, experts ...
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AC Check

Run your air conditioner for a few minutes in the spring, before you need it. If you wait until the ...
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AC Energy Ratios

When shopping or air conditioners, look for seasonal energy ratios (SEER) over 12 for central air conditioners and energy efficiency ...
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AC Exterior

Clean obvious obstructions such as newspaper, leaves, etc. from around the exterior of the unit ...
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AC Fan

Set the fan on your central air conditioner to "on" rather than "auto." This will circulate air continuously, keeping the ...
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AC Filters

Change the filters regularly. Dirty filters restrict air flow, reducing efficiency and worse case, can cause the evaporator to ice ...
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AC Insulation

If you have a room air conditioner, remove it for the winter or seal it up and insulate it. Water ...
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