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    The customer comes first at Baudier’s

    Long before she lauched her own company, Debra Price watched her grandmother work with color — helping customers pick fabric styles and textures for their upholstered furniture.  “She would make the room look so inviting, and my paw-paw would make sure the furniture was comfortable and would hold up to any wear and tear,” Price […]

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    The mortgage process — all mapped out

    From Navigator Credit Union Buying a home is one of life’s most exciting milestones. It’s also one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. Whether you’re buying for the first time or moving up to something bigger, this process comes with a lot of moving parts and some crucial financial decisions. Be sure you consider […]

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    ‘Time to get it done’

    Calvin and Misty Stevenson had considered adding a structure to their Gulfport property for a while.  And like so many who found themselves homebound during the pandemic, the couple tackled the home-improvement project in 2020.  “With limited places to go and limited things to do, we figured now would be the time to get it […]

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    Home renovation: Skimping versus spending

    The excitement of a home renovation can quickly be diminished by strained budgets and other unexpected circumstances. The good news is that most of the time, these problems can be avoided by planning properly, setting a realistic budget and always padding your budget for unforeseen issues.  When I rehab homes in my flipping business, I […]

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    Struggling to afford closing or down payment costs?

    By Macie Carney Mississippi Home Corporation’s mission is to enhance Mississippi ‘s long-term economic viability by financing safe, decent and affordable housing and helping working families build wealth. We understand that finding cash for down payment and closing costs is difficult when trying to buy a home. Another obstacle for many homebuyers is past credit […]

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    If these walls could talk

    By Regina Wood Stories, whether true or false, have a way of allowing us to believe, dream and share with others. Homes are a lot like stories. We are invited in through the cover. They give us space to dream. They allow us to share the good times and bad with those who mean the […]

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    Blooming beautiful

    Have you taken up gardening during the pandemic? You’re not alone. The hobby saw a huge boost in popularity worldwide as people sought a productive, relaxing way to pass the time at home. U.S.-based Burpee Seed Co. reported selling more seed last March than any time in their 144-year history, and Johnny’s Selected Seed noted […]

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