Entries by Debra Lopez

What is a Bridge Loan?

  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Bridge Loan as: a short-term loan used to finance an enterprise, investment, or government pending the receipt of other funds. I explain to my customers that a Bridge Loan essentially transfers available equity from your current residence to be used as a down payment, or partial down payment, on […]

HTTP to HTTPS: Now’s the Time.

  When it all comes down to SEO, there are those who simply cannot stand the thought of it, and those who are absolutely in love with all that is technical. If you are an enthusiast of HTTPS, chances are, you have already had a good amount of experience with converting http to https.  If […]

How to Choose the Right Insurance Company for your Home Owners Insurance

  Buying a home is a huge financial decision. Some adequate measures should be taken when choosing the right insurance agency for your homeowners insurance. Properly detailed in this article are some tips to consider when shopping for the perfect home insurance agency. At the inception of your insurance policy, you are offered the option […]

Black Raven Media LLC Announces the Launch of Builders Showcase Television Fox Cities

Contact Information: Builders Showcase Television Fox Cities Debra Lopez Email: dlopez@builders-showcase.com Phone: 262-989-0604 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Appleton-Green Bay, WI – Black Raven Media LLC is excited to announce the launch of Builders Showcase Fox Cities, a local home building, and remodeling television show that will feature the best that Fox Cities has to offer. Builders […]

5 Steps to Buying a Newly Constructed Home

If you’re in the market to purchase a new home, you have an important choice to make – do you buy a previously owned home or one that is newly constructed? Both have definite advantages. With either choice, financing could be a big part of the picture. Additionally, the budget is decidedly different depending on […]

Making a Great Home Buying Experience!

Are you considering уоur first home рurсhаѕе? If ѕо, the fоllоwіng 7 ѕtерѕ wіll help mаkе sure thе process goes wеll fоr уоu.   1: Analyze thе Financial Side оf Rent vѕ. Buу  When уоu’rе considering a mоvе from renting tо owning a home, you muѕt fіrѕt соnѕіdеr thе fіnаnсіаl ramifications of соntіnuіng tо rеnt vеrѕuѕ […]

Do Not DIY: 4 Projects Home Owners Shouldn’t Attempt Themselves

Everyone loves saving money. Why pay someone to do work on your house when you can buy the supplies and do it yourself? Especially when HGTV makes it look so easy! Well, there are plenty of projects you can do on your own at home, but we have compiled four projects that you should never try […]

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

The winter weather can be tough on your home, even when it’s a mild winter, like we had this year. That means, as the weather warms, you should take a look at your home to see if there are any issues that came about during those harsh winter months. Here is a quick checklist that […]

The Rising Trend Of “Design-Build” Remodeling

In most home remodeling projects, the client works with a designer who comes up with the plans. Those plans are then sent over to the builder (or multiple contractors) who will then perform the work. Unfortunately, due to the disconnect with the two steps, there are openings for the end product to not be exactly […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions For Home Owners

It’s a new year, and you know what that means – Resolutions! No, these aren’t the resolutions that everyone breaks, like going to the gym or eating better. We are talking about resolutions for your home. These resolutions aren’t just going to make your life in your home a little easier, they can also save […]