Entries by Thor Barraclough

9 Reasons You Should Buy A House

There’s a myriad of reasons to buy a house. At the same time, there are a couple of bad ones too.  Still, most of the time, people seem to focus only on the investment side of things and forget about all the other benefits of buying a home. This is true even more than ever. […]

How to Sponsor a Home With Habitat for Humanity

Home sponsorship is a great way to help make affordable homeownership a reality for many families in need. Corporations, foundations, faith-based organizations, and even an individual sponsor can leave a massive impact on communities by partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Broward to build sustainable homes and bring hope to the communities that need it […]

Habitat Broward Hosts ‘Delegation Build Day’ at A Rick Case Habitat Community to Support Workforce Housing

Broward Delegation members along with future Habitat homeowners celebrate “Delegation Build Day” at A Rick Case Habitat Community in Pompano Beach. Note: B-roll and photos can be downloaded, here: https://bit.ly/3CcU6lo   POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (November 15, 2021) – The Broward Delegation which includes local state representatives and state senators hosted “Delegation Build Day” at A […]

12 Homeowner Tips and Tricks For House Repair

To many people, buying a home is the biggest investment they will ever make. To prevent that asset from deteriorating to such an extent that a lot of money will be needed to restore it to its original glory, the owner has to make sure that house repair tasks are not neglected. Our home maintenance […]

Giving Back To The Community For The Holidays

Holiday Charitable Giving For many, the holidays are the happiest, most wonderful time of the year. Families are busy shopping for toys and presents, special groceries for holiday feasts, decorating their homes, and more! For others, the holidays can be a lonely, stressful, and difficult time. Not all families can afford to buy gifts, some […]

Volunteering: 10 Ways It Makes Your Life Better

Why People Volunteer Have you considered volunteering in your community or for a cause you care about? You may not have considered the many benefits of volunteering, some of those being unexpected benefits, and how volunteering can positively affect everyone involved. We at Habitat for Humanity know the benefits of volunteering well, so let’s talk […]

How Does Habitat Restore Work and What Do They Accept?

What is Thrift Shopping? If you are not yet familiar or have not yet tried thrift shopping, also called thrifting, you may wonder what it is all about. Thrifting is, simply put, shopping at a flea market, garage sale, storefront, and more to find gently used items at a discounted price. Though these items have […]

Top 8 Benefits of Community Service for Students

Common Barriers in Volunteering When this big transition takes place in your life, college volunteering may feel like it has its barriers. With classes, clubs, sports teams, art projects, and paying jobs being a priority, it is easy for volunteering to suddenly take a back seat on your schedule. At Habitat for Humanity, we empathize […]