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There could not be a better time to consider buying a home in Texas. Many factors are in play that make choosing Texas real estate a smart decision. Ben Lane, a reporter for HousingWire, writes about what components make this state the right place for your home purchase.Read More
As temperatures drop, your energy bills start to climb. Here is a list from Trulia for an energy efficient home that will help lower your energy bill this winter.
Get Rid of Drafts
If you keep the heat from leaking out of your house, your heating system won’t have to work as hard. Take care of drafty windows and doors you have been avoiding. For a quick fix, try weatherstripping, spray-foam insulation, plastic window film and heavy curtains. For a more permanent fix, upgrade to high performance windows and doors. Upgrading doors and windows will also increase the value of your home.Read More
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What Does it Mean to Buy Green?
Do you know the meaning of LEED, net zero ENERGY STAR and the HERS Index? Do you know the difference? What does it mean to be environmentally-friendly? With help from Trulia, we have created a guide for the most commonly used green standards.Read More