Scott E. Moody

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Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth

The New York Times recently published an editorial entitled, <i>“</i><i>Homeownership and Wealth Creation</i><i>.”</i> The housing market has made a strong recovery, not …

Either Way, You’re Still Paying a Mortgage

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize …

Attaining the American Dream: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy

Heading into 2015 many people have their sights set on buying a home. The personal reasons differ for each buyer, with many basic similarities. Eric …

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to …

Homeownership is the “American Dream” for a Reason

There have been some who have voiced doubt as to whether or not the younger generations still consider buying a home as being part of the “American …

Seven Potential Costs of Owning a Home That Should Factor Into Your Budget

<i>Dear Readers,</i><p>I get a lot of questions regarding the costs of owning a home, typically about saving for a down payment or paying off a mortgage. But homeownership involves numerous other costs that can impact your budget. So as the spring home-buying season gets underway, I thought it would be a …

Don’t Get Caught in the ‘Renter’s Trap’

There are many benefits to homeownership, one of top ones, is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the …

The Truth About Rising Prices & Family Wealth

The <i>National Association of Realtors</i> (NAR) recently released a report revealing that the growing wealth gap in this country has been impacted by the …

The Difference Your Interest Rate Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]

• Even a small increase in interest rates drastically impacts your budget.<br>• Securing a mortgage now while rates are still low means you can get more …

Interest Rates

5 Signs That You're Ready To Buy Your First House

I bought my first house within a few months of being married in my early 20's. I honestly had no idea what I was doing, but I knew that I did not …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

main bath full view | Pinterest | Blue green, Small bathroom and Nice

Half Bath Makeover | Pinterest | Small bathroom, House and Wallpaper

An Open and Family-Friendly Home Makeover – Better Homes & Gardens – BHG.com | Pinterest | Room color schemes, Living room colors and Living rooms

Pinterest<p>This once-snug bungalow is transformed into a family's forever …

Little Bits of Home: Hallway Gallery Wall | For the Home | Pinterest | Gallery wall, Walls and Galleries

Little Bits of Home: Hallway Gallery Wall | For the Home | Pinterest | Gallery wall, Walls and Galleries

Articles about 9 tile ideas upgrade your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

When most people consider modernizing their home, they imagine this project is going to set them back a small fortune.<p>The days of relegating yourself to static wall art are over.<p>These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to …

Storage Ideas for Using the IKEA Trofast at Home

IKEA's Trofast system is a storage workhorse and a very popular item for children's spaces. In fact, we found 20 different ways to use the Trofast …

Living Room Gallery Wall | Pinterest | Gallery wall, Decorating and Learning

It feels like forever that I’ve been dreaming of a big, pretty gallery wall in my living room. I must have pinned a thousand inspiration ideas before …

11 New Restaurants To Try in Las Vegas Right Now

<i>Certified Open tracks some of the smaller restaurants that open in Las Vegas. See a new restaurant that deserves some love? Email vegas@eater.com.</i><p>Las Vegas is home to many new restaurants. Some of the smaller ones that open with less than a shebang go unnoticed. Here's a look at <b>11 of the new</b> …

What not to order in a Las Vegas bar

Going to a bar is about more than just getting drunk someplace other than your own house or the cool basement of that neighbor who really shouldn’t …

Alcohol

How mass transit will affect downtown Las Vegas

Light rail would affect the Smith Center and Symphony Park, the city of Las Vegas, Fremont Street and the Arts District ...

Bars and clubs with unbeatable Las Vegas views

The Las Vegas Strip is a place of light and luxury. But when you’re at ground level, you can’t always appreciate the scope. The hotels are bigger …

Sands Corp. Proposes $1 Billion Stadium to Lure NFL Team to Las Vegas

Some bigtime sports news has nearly caused Sin City’s collective head to ‘splode, so here it is: Las Vegas Sands Corp. has proposed a $1 billion, …

Las Vegas

Impress your date at these romantic Vegas restaurants

Hey, guys! This is your two-week warning. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching so if you don’t have a dinner reservation yet, you’d better get on it. …

Dining Rooms

From Sky Ranch Motel to ‘Shark Tank’: A perfect Las Vegas success story

Growing up in a motel along a gritty stretch of Fremont Street, Shaan Patel learned lessons about some of the darker sides of life. But his parents …

Las Vegas

Caesars Palace Plays Red Light, Green Light for Comped Drinks at Sports Book Bar

On the heels of Mirage rolling out a voucher system to regulate how comped drinks are earned by video poker players, Caesars Palace has implemented a …

Casinos

How to do Vegas in your 20s, 30s, & 40s

It’s safe to say that Vegas is a lot of fun no matter how old you are, but the experiences are very different depending on your age. Some of you …

Sin City

Nevada solar customers sue SolarCity over marketing

A Northern Nevada couple is suing SolarCity, alleging that the national rooftop solar installer omitted and failed to disclose information about …

Want to dine out with your dog? Las Vegas health officials are making it possible

Dog lovers, rejoice: You may not have to part with your pooch to dine at Las Vegas Valley restaurants. The Southern Nevada Health District began …

New option to get around is rolling into downtown Las Vegas this year

Expect to see more bicyclists pedaling around the city this year. We explain the ins and outs of bike-sharing program expected to launch by the end …