Houlihan Lawrence Inc.
Kelly Corwen, Houlihan Lawrence Inc.Phone: (914) 262-3639
Email: [email protected]

Kelly Corwen's Blog

Posted on 05/12/2022
Homeowners insurance requirements for veterans: Key info to know
While VA loans come with numerous benefits, they share many of the same requirements as conventional loans. For veterans seeking a VA loan to purchase a home, it's often required to purchase a homeowners insurance policy. Here is the basic info about homeowners insurance requirements: Is homeowners insurance required for a VA loan? Just like most conventional mortgages,...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 05/05/2022
Which to Flip? Comparing Undeveloped Land & Houses
Flipping a house is a common practice among DIY enthusiasts and those wanting to make a quick profit in a hot housing market. Flipping land is also another way to improve and sell an existing property by investing your own time and money. While both options share similar benefits, they are better for some situations than others. Here...
+ 8 more
Read More
Posted on 04/28/2022
Getting preapproved for a mortgage: The basics
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part of the home-buying process. While it’s possible to wait before securing your financing, there are major benefits to getting preapproval early. For more information about preapproval, here are the basics to consider: When to get preapproval It’s recommended that would-be homebuyers obtain a preapproval letter from a mortgage lender...
+ 7 more
Read More
Posted on 04/21/2022
Health & Safety Tips for Backyard Camping
If you want to go on a camping trip without the hassle, camping in your own backyard is a fun and easy alternative. It’s an excellent way to experience the outdoors and indulge in fun camping activities without needing to travel. You also can sleep in your own bed and cook meals in your own kitchen if you...
+ 8 more
Read More
Posted on 04/14/2022
Indoor Gardening: How to Set Up Your Home Hydroponics System
A mini hydroponics system serves as a fun way to grow all your favorite fruits and vegetables all throughout the year. The plants get their nutrients from flowing water instead of soil, letting you skip the dirt in favor of something a little fancier. You can then control every aspect of their nutrient intake and grow a ton...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 04/07/2022
Garage Additions: How to Build a Bump-Out Space
When your garage doesn’t have enough space for your car and storage items, you don’t have to start parking in your driveway. A garage bump-out addition can give you the extra space you need. Building one of these additions can be simple or complex depending on how much space you need and other factors, such as adding features...
+ 8 more
Read More
Posted on 03/31/2022
Potluck for Breakfast? Try These Easy Dishes
Not every potluck is a lunch or evening event. Breakfast potlucks are common in workplaces, schools, churches and many other places where people gather. While it might seem difficult to come up with shareable breakfast foods, there are many simple things you can bring to a breakfast potluck. Here are some ideas: Easy Egg Muffins Egg muffins are...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 03/24/2022
Tips for Decluttering Your Closet
The effort to contain and reduce clutter often begins with the closet. No matter how mindful we are, old clothing items accumulate over time and take up space. A disorganized or overly full closet can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to reduce your closet clutter. Here are some of the best ways...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 03/17/2022
What is umbrella insurance?
Umbrella insurance is a policy that can cover the gaps in many other types of insurance policies by answering some of life’s major “what if” questions. While it’s common to have many types of insurance policies, umbrella coverage can provide financial assistance for a variety of outlying situations. Here is a basic guide to umbrella insurance to help...
+ 4 more
Read More
Posted on 03/10/2022
3 Ways to DIY a Garden Wall
There are many reasons a garden wall can be beneficial to your outdoor space. Garden walls can help define and separate areas of the yard, add privacy and improve the view. You can even combine other features like outdoor fireplaces, lighting or water features to efficiently use the space while adding functionality. If you’re thinking about building a...
+ 7 more
Read More
Posted on 03/03/2022
How to Maximize Storage in Your Tiny Home
Efficient storage is essential for tiny house living. The great thing is that even in a small space there are tons of clever ways to maximize storage potential. Here we’ll go over some tips for increasing your tiny home’s storage. Install Drawers Under the Stairs If you have stairs in your tiny house, you have a huge potential...
+ 9 more
Read More
Posted on 02/24/2022
DIY Furniture guide: How to make your own coffee table
To stretch your crafting skills while saving money on home decor, consider DIY furniture for your living room. From benches to shelving to accent tables, there are many projects for DIY enthusiasts of all experience levels. Here’s a guide for a new DIY hairpin leg coffee table to get you started: DIY Furniture materials you’ll need Scrap wood...
+ 4 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of128