Secrets To Successfully Funding Your Nest

Oct 14, 2014 by Feather The Nest

So you have started your nest and are on your way to crowd funding your home improvement or down payment. Now it is time to raise some money! Here are some secrets to successfully funding your nest. Tell your story. Your family and friends are more likely to donate to your cause if you tell… Keep Reading →

CNN Money featured Feather The Nest in a recent article about crowd funding down payment and home repairs. Here is an excerpt from the article: The website allows users to create campaigns, known as “nests,” to request donations to help fulfill home-related needs: whether it’s a down payment, closing costs or home improvement projects. The… Keep Reading →

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The countdown to Christmas is officially on. So what’s on your list this year? A new sweater, maybe a new iPhone. What if you asked your friends and family to donate to a fund for a home improvement instead? That is what one of our nesters is doing this year. Alicia Figeroa plans to include… Keep Reading →

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Trulia's Giving Away A Freakin' House

Sep 29, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Trulia, a real estate search engine, is hosting a “Finder’s Keepers” sweepstakes in partnership with Wayfair to giveaway a “freakin’ house”! The sweepstakes is not a simple fill-out-a-form-to-enter to win sweepstakes,  it is interactive with weekly challenges and giveaways. There are a series of five challenges and with each challenge, Trulia releases a short and… Keep Reading →

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ABC News profiled Feather The Nest in a recent article about funding a down payment. Here is an excerpt from the article: It’s a common conundrum. You want to buy a house or make improvements on your current one, but there’s just no money in the bank to make your dream home dreams a reality…. Keep Reading →

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Master Of Mom Talks Crowd Funding

Sep 24, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Master of Mom featured Feather The Nest is a post about crowd funding a down payment or a home improvement on her site. She is also raising money with her very own nest to save for a home on the site! Here is what she had to say about Feather The Nest: I think they… Keep Reading →

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How secure is it to use Feather The Nest?

Sep 18, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Q: How secure is it to use Feather The Nest? A: At Feather The Nest, security is extremely important to us. We ensure that all donations and transfers are secure. What makes it so secure? Third Party Authentication We rely on a trusted third-party provider, Stripe, for the security of all banking and credit card… Keep Reading →

Personalize your thank you notes

Sep 16, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Writing a thank you note is a nice thing to do. It is a simple way to show your gratitude to someone who has done something kind for you. A good thank you note has a few key components, it is: personal, heartfelt and short. Try using Paperless Post for your wedding gift thank you… Keep Reading →

Categories: Wedding Tips

Custom Watercolor of Your New Home

Sep 10, 2014 by Feather The Nest

A candle? A bottle of wine? Stumped on what to give as a house warming gift? Look no further. Tim Reidy, a Pittsburgh based architect, will paint a beautiful watercolor of the new home for you. He learned to sketch by hand and practiced watercolor painting everywhere from Indiana to Rome, Italy. He will paint… Keep Reading →

Crowdfund your down payment

Sep 08, 2014 by Feather The Nest

Photo credit: Saving enough for a down payment on a house can be difficult, but Feather The Nest can help you fund your down payment through the generosity of your friends and family. In lieu of receiving gifts for an upcoming wedding, baby shower, birthday or even Christmas – use Feather The Nest to… Keep Reading →