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More people are attending universities in America than ever before, which has caused a great shift in the rental housing market, especially in the cities with the country’s largest universities. ...

Real estate
Rental housing market competition in major US university cities

June 08, 2023

Jun 8, 2023

Saving for a rainy day fund is a great way to prepare yourself for an emergency-like situation. A good rainy day fund saving will also prevent you from getting into ...

Home maintenance
What is a rainy day fund?

June 07, 2023

Jun 7, 2023

Home safety is undoubtedly a top priority for every homeowner. A safe and secure environment not only provides peace of mind but also protects your family, belongings, and property from ...

Simple DIY upgrades for a safer home

June 06, 2023

Jun 6, 2023

An example of residential architecture with many levels that are staggered or “split” in relation to one another is the split-level house. What makes a house a split-level? A split-level ...

Real estate
What is a split-level house?

June 05, 2023

Jun 5, 2023

This pool and patio design allows us to observe elements that may go unnoticed but are part of the environment. Let’s see this design created by our architect: Backyard The ...

Home design
Pool and patio designs by our architect

June 04, 2023

Jun 4, 2023

If you have a lawn, chances are you’ve dealt with crabgrass at some point. This pesky weed can quickly take over your lawn, leaving you with a patchy, unsightly yard. ...

How to get rid of crabgrass: A comprehensive guide

June 03, 2023

Jun 3, 2023

Passive house, aka passive solar house aka Passivhaus in German, is a type of sustainable building design and voluntary construction standard that aims to create highly efficient and comfortable living ...

How to reduce your ecological footprint with a passive house

June 02, 2023

Jun 2, 2023

The following 3D patio design allows us to observe elements that may go unnoticed but are part of the environment. Let’s see this design created by our architect: Front yard ...

Home design
3D patio design ideas from our architect

June 01, 2023

Jun 1, 2023

Home remodeling guides
I want to renovate my house - where do I start?

The thought of starting a home renovation can be overwhelming. Let’s face it, there are a lot of factors to consider and countless sources of information telling you how to manage all the details. At Kukun, our personal mission is to create a sanctuary of knowledge to guide you through every step of the process. Construction, layout, materials, budget, contractors, design and decor. This is home remodeling education at its finest!

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If you’re finally thinking of that long-awaited home improvement project – whether a bathroom remodel or a kitchen renovation – or want to consolidate outstanding debt, a home equity line of ...

How long does the HELOC application process take?

December 13, 2022

Dec 13, 2022

Homeownership is regarded as a smart financial move as it helps build a considerable amount of wealth. According to a new Bankrate.com survey, although most homeowners have good home equity, ...

Lending and mortgage
Why is using HELOC for home renovations a smart idea

February 19, 2022

Feb 19, 2022

If you’re over the age of 62, getting a loan isn’t always an easy thing to do. And if you do find a willing lender, paying it back is going ...

Lending and mortgage
Reverse mortgages: Senior citizen loans

August 29, 2021

Aug 29, 2021

When applying for a mortgage loan, you need to ask important questions like “what is a mortgagee clause?” so you don’t agree with terms that do not fully meet your ...

Lending and mortgage
What’s a protection mortgage clause and is it important?

February 27, 2021

Feb 27, 2021

Want to know, how does credit score affect home loan? Well, your credit score is, without a doubt, one of the most important factors when it comes to your home ...

Lending and mortgage
A Complete Guide on How Does Credit Score Affect Home Loans

December 31, 2020

Dec 31, 2020

So, you’ve picked out the perfect plot of land and chosen your dream home design. But! You’re unable to apply for a standard mortgage, as there’s no collateral or home equity! ...

Lending and mortgage
Complete Guide on How to Get a Construction Loan for a Home

October 07, 2020

Oct 7, 2020

Emergencies can happen, any time, and to anyone. While you cannot predict such dire circumstances, it’s a good idea to know how to deal with such a situation if, God ...

Lending and mortgage
How to Get the Best Emergency Personal Loan

September 02, 2020

Sep 2, 2020

Buying a home is likely to be one of the biggest financial investments that a person will make in a lifetime. Many first-time homebuyers don’t understand the mortgage process or ...

Lending and mortgage
Understanding the Loan: What Home Lenders Should Tell You

June 06, 2020

Jun 6, 2020

Are you looking for first-time personal loans with no credit history? It’s a challenge to find a suitable lender if you need a personal loan, especially in the case of ...

Lending and mortgage
How to Get First Time Personal Loans (No Credit History)?

June 03, 2020

Jun 3, 2020

Buying a home is perhaps the most exciting phase of life. But, figuring out the financing part of the deal may seem a tad overwhelming. Well, you needn’t worry. Choosing ...

Lending and mortgage
Types of Home Loans: Which One Is Right for You?

May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020

Apart from being a sanctuary for you, your home is also an investment. Keeping it updated and maintained is a smart decision and ends up enhancing its value — in ...

Lending and mortgage
Everything You Need to Know About a Home Renovation Loan

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to consolidate a higher-interest credit card debt, or want to finance an expensive home improvement project, or want a student loan — knowing how ...

Lending and mortgage
How to Get a Personal Loan in 10 Easy Steps 

April 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

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