Lawncare Hacks

Want a beautiful lawn this year? But sick of the WORK required to keep a beautiful lawn? Here are some helpful hacks! Don’t Mow Wet Grass — It’s human nature to just want to go outside and get it done, but wait until the rain stops and give it some time to dry up. Mowing … Continued

Home Security

Concerned about the security of your home? Well — it’s always better to be safe than sorry! At Guardian Property Solutions, we are quite good at securing our own properties in the Greater Philly Area and we thought we’d drop by with some quick tips. Here you go! Befriend The Neighbors — Getting acquainted with … Continued

How to Refinance your Mortgage

Want to refinance your mortgage? Great idea! There are a lot of benefits to doing so: reducing that monthly payment, tapping into equity, paying off the loan faster, getting rid of private mortgage insurance, or switching from an adjustable-rate to a fixed rate. But… How does one go about it? Here are the steps! Know … Continued

Finding a Job in Another State

Trying to find a job in another state? Lots of people move locations for work — sometimes, though, they change jobs to be able to move somewhere else where they want to live. Either way… We thought we’d drop by and offer some advice for finding a job in another state if you’re looking to … Continued

Hiring a Property Management Company

Want to hire a property management company to manage one or several of your properties? At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve been working in real estate for many years in the Greater Philly Area and we’ve worked with quite a few property management companies. And it can be a great experience! Or a horrible experience… And … Continued

Does your House Have Well Water

Does your home use well water? If so, it’s important to understand how to periodically treat and test the water you’re using. At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve bought and sold many properties that use well water in the more rural parts of the Philly Suburbs and there are a few things that people should be … Continued

Which Type of Carpet to Install

Want to install some carpet in your home? Awesome! But what type of carpet is the best to install? What are some of the main qualities to consider? We thought we’d stop by with some advice to help. 🙂 Here are four terms that are important to understand when selecting carpet… Density — This refers … Continued

Warm House for Less Money

Want to keep your home warm without breaking the bank? At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners with a lot of problems… and we’re no spring chicken when it comes to keeping a property heated on a budget. So, we thought we’d come by and drop some tips for you 🙂 Here … Continued

Testing Water Quality

Worried about the quality of water in your home? If so, then for peace of mind consider getting a test kit to test the tap water. At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve been working in real estate in the Greater Philly Area for quite some time and water quality is always something important to consider. Here … Continued

Choosing Hardwood Flooring to Install

Want to install hardwood floors? You’re not the only one! According to multiple sources, hardwood flooring is by far the most popular choice for homeowners. But there are a lot of different types of hardwood floors. Which type should you install in your home? Well, there are basically two options: solid wood or engineered wood. … Continued

Want a Wood Stove?

Want to add a wood stove to your house? Who could blame you! Nothing is cozier than keeping a fire burning inside a home. BUT… It’s not all dry wood and cozy cuddles. Here are a few things to consider BEFORE putting a wood stove in your home… Wood Supply — To use a wood … Continued

Low-cost Home Improvements

Want to increase the value of your home WITHOUT breaking the bank? At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve bought and sold real estate for a long time in the Greater Philly Area. And if there’s one thing, we’ve learned… It’s that perception is everything. Feel free to use the following low-cost strategies to make any home … Continued

Relocating for Job Negotiations

Need to relocate for a job? Then it’s probably a good idea to do some negotiating with your new employer to make the process as seamless and affordable as possible. After all, they want to hire you… so they should be willing to help you move. Here are things to consider negotiating… Full-Service Moving — … Continued

Renting to Friends or Family

Thinking of renting one of your properties out to a friend or family member? The benefits are obvious… Helping out a friend or family member, already having a relationship with the person, and having a pretty good idea whether a trust is a concern or not. Still, that can spell trouble. And the last thing … Continued

Want to Sell a House that Needs Repair

Want to sell a house that needs repairs… … WITHOUT doing a ton of work to it? We get it. At Guardian Property Solutions, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners sell properties that they didn’t want to repair themselves. How? Well, we’re real estate investors. And we buy distressed properties as-is for cash. We can … Continued