15 Awesome Ways To Save For A House

Nov 24, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Saving for a house is hard. It is a long road to saving for a house but you have to start somewhere. Here are 15 awesome ways to save money for a down payment – some big and some small but every penny counts. Sell your Harley Davidson. Make your own salad dressing. Down size… Keep Reading →

Categories: Saving Tips

When Should I Hire a Real Estate Agent?

Nov 19, 2014 by Feather The Nest

When Should I Hire a Real Estate Agent? The quick answer: it’s never too early. BUT, you need to do something else first. Go talk to a financial planner or mortgage professional, because it’s extremely important for everyone to understand their purchasing power. If you have credit cards, student loans and a car lease, which… Keep Reading →

Categories: Home/Real Estate

Psychology of Asking for Money

Nov 12, 2014 by Feather The Nest

“Mom, can I have $20 bucks?” Asking for money can be scary, awkward and hard. We actually spend a lot of time in throughout our lives asking for money or thinking about asking for money. Teenagers ask their parents all the time for money, or at least I did when I was a teenager.  I… Keep Reading →

Categories: Saving Tips

Decor To Be Thankful For

Nov 11, 2014 by Feather The Nest

You may have seen in your Facebook or Twitter feed over the past few months posts about what people are #thankful for. There are these challenges going around using hash tags like where #30daysofthanks or #365grateful that people use in their social media posts when they share something or someone they are grateful for each… Keep Reading →

Categories: Inspiration

How To: Write A Donation Seeking Email

Nov 05, 2014 by Feather The Nest

An important part of raising funds for your real estate project is reaching out to family and friends by email. Not sure where to start? Here is a sample letter that you can email to your family and friends to ask for donations. We have included personalization suggestions for you! Hello, It’s my  birthday Christmas… Keep Reading →

Six Easy Tips To Start A House Fund

Nov 04, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Time to get serious about saving for a down payment for a house. You will need more than this cute house fund jar to save for your down payment. If you are getting serious about saving for a down payment or a home improvement, here are 6 tips to start your house fund. 1. Create… Keep Reading →

Categories: Saving Tips

Dating App For Finding A House

Nov 03, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Looking for a house but bored with the traditional search engines? Then you should check out Doorsteps Swipe. Doorsteps Swipe is an iPhone app that is modeled after dating apps like Tinder and uses REALTOR.com housing listings to help buyers find a home. How does it work? When you enter you simply see a photo… Keep Reading →

Categories: Home/Real Estate

Hottest Interior Design Trend: Vintage

Oct 27, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Google Trends recently sited “Vintage” as the hottest trend in interior design. In fact Google Search data shows there’s more interest in “vintage” and “antique” than any other styles in the furniture category. So, what is “vintage” exactly? Vintage doesn’t necessarily have to be something old, it can also be something new that is unique… Keep Reading →

4 Signs You Are Ready To Buy A House

Oct 20, 2014 by Feather The Nest

You are sick of renting. Your landlord won’t fix anything. You can’t paint the walls or hang pictures in fear that you won’t get your security deposit back. And you want something you can call your own instead of throwing your money away every month on rent. You have started saving. Saving for a down… Keep Reading →

Categories: Home/Real Estate