When owning a home it is really important to keep up with the maintenance. It is cheaper if you catch something early on. It also usually requires less work. You want to fix it right away before it turns into something major.

One of those small issues that can turn massive is your foundation on your house. How often are you checking it? Are you giving it a glance once a year? How about a couple times of year? Or are you one that waits until you notice issues. I would highly recommend checking it at least once a year. If you want to be extra cautious you may want to with the turn of the major season. So giving it a glance twice a year is the best.

We have those springs where we get a lot of rain. Moisture can be a big headache when it comes to the status of your foundation. Which is why checking it after a winter would be great too. That extra snow we sometimes get can cause some headaches. So walk around the exterior of your house at the beginning of spring and then again at the beginning of fall.

You will notice the cracks in your walls in the interior of your home right away. Those cracks may be your first indication that something is wrong. You may even notice that your doors are not shutting properly. Maybe not at all. That is another huge red flag.

You should also walk around the outside and make sure there are not any cracks in your brick exterior. You will also need to look for cracks in your siding. The more you inspect your home the easier and quicker you can get to those smaller issues. Call a foundation company right away to get those smaller problems in your foundation looked at before they spread and become a huge headache for you.

1510 S. Rusk

This beautiful home in Amarillo is on the market for $2.4 million.

Located in the Bivins neighborhood, this listing from Triangle Realty, LLC is a large home that covers five lots. The main home has 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, two kitchens, several living areas, a basement converted into a home theater room, climate-controlled wine room and much more. There is a spacious backyard with a pool and hot tub, along with a gorgeous and well-maintained garden and charming greenhouse.

1009 S Girl Scout Rd, Amarillo, TX

This gorgeous residential home is listed with Triangle Realty, LLC and has an asking price of $1,375,000. It's incredible location is sure to take your breath away.

You can view the original listing here.