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Any recommendations for door locks? Not sure whether smart locks are really better than simple locks. Any thoughts?

I'm relatively new to the US, and deciding between living in Georgia and Texas. From a financial standpoint, TX housing seems more expensive (esp. property tax), but the additional net income in T… more


My house has very hard water, to the point where shower heads and aerators regularly get clogged with mineral deposits. Is a household water softener the best solution, or is there some sort of filter… more


Anyone have thoughts on quality between Samsung and LG for refrigerators? Saw an LG one for 30 cu and Samsung for 28, very similar features but LG makes craft ice; how ever with my corporate discoun… more

New homeowner here, purchased title insurance at closing (required by lender). This isn't something I need to pay to renew right?

Any recommendations for cordless roller blinds for new construction home? Also, should I attempt installing them myself or hire someone?

Has anyone bought a new construction home from the builder Gehan Homes? What's been your experience?

Just moved into a new house. Completely empty at the moment. What are some must have that are quality of life improvers or things that are smart to buy “the good version of”? (I.e. buying an $80 press… more

Anyone has worked with bank to remove PMI payment based in home equity

When submitting your taxes, do you share how much you pay for HOA? Is there a form to fill out or do we get any type of reimbursement for paying HOA?


Own a condo in Sandy Springs GA and recently discovered I have surface mold in my closet… transferring to clothes etc 🤢 anyone worked with a mold removal company and can share estimates? Wondering wh… more


Relocating to work in NYC, and looking for a place to live with an excellent school system. Willing to commute up to 2hrs. Any recommendations (cities, counties, zip codes, etc.) will be much apprecia… more

Compared to DC/NOVA, how's housing market in Chicago?

Has anyone put solar panels on their house? What was the cost? Was your power bill completely removed? Was it worth it?


Hey guys with the current market boom I found a single family home 25 years old in a good school district with in my range . Looks like its decently maintained . Is there any thing specifically needed… more

What’s the best way to finance a remodel? Probably need about $40k on top of what I haves saved. HELOC? I’m not really sure where to start researching.

Well, 1 out of 30 done. The trip to the nursery was fun. Not so sure about this planting part though.

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Just a note that this is a good time to clean their AC coils. Just did mine and they were terribly dirty.


Not a homeowner - but looking to buy in 2-3 years. I feel like I'm saving well, but could save more pre-tax with my 401k.

Can I reasonably access 401k funds to buy a house, or should I keep just p… more


Newer homeowner. Garbage truck didn’t pickup our garbage on trash day. Company said to leave it on the curb and they’d get it by today. Some neighbor moved our can next to our house and garbage missed again.more


Hi all, new to this group and to home buying. Wanted to get advice on whether this is a good time to purchase a condo. Also how do you know which area is best in terms of future appreciation? Thinking… more


Can I buy 2 houses , one in a district with school ratings 4/10 and another house with school district 9/10? And then send kid to school which is 9/10 .

Currently don’t have kids. But would have them soon enoug… more


Any recommendation for washer dryer?
1. Electric vs Gas 2. Front Load Vs Top Load. 3. Actual product recommendation. 4. Where to buy? Also same for refrigerator. Thank you


How is Geico Home owner insurance ? Already have car insurance from them.

Has anyone gotten home owners insurance from Hippo Insurance?

Anyone have generator recommendations? Are there any that aren’t obscenely loud? Moved to a northern state with lots of snow and have a baby arriving during winter. Thinking I’d like to get a backup g… more

Is home warranty for appliances (including air con) worth it? Have quote for $500/yr policy and my 30yo aircon is on its last legs. Do they usually pay out the full $6-7k replacement cost if it dies o… more

Bought a 12 years old condo. First time home owner. Can someone share what all things would need more care(electrical appliances, vents, filters etc) to avoid costly maintenance.


Considering buying a home but was told to account for unexpected maintenance bills that come with owning a home. What’s the biggest bills you guys have received (e.g. broken air conditioning)?


Anyone done DIY attic insulation?

We had a home energy audit done yesterday and the guy said the attic insulation has a whopping R-value of 7 due to age and compression.

Getting a quote for them to do a… more

General advice for first time home buyer. Single, male, 26, lcol- stl mo... let me know what you wish you knew/ tips!
Thanks :)

Anyone have a lake? Has Sonar AS (floridone) worked for your pond weed problem?

Any room for soon to be/aspiring homeowners? I’m buying in SoCal and well.... kinda terrified of the enormity of the purchase.

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