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What’s the Origin of Jack-O’-Lanterns?

Posted by on October 30, 2018 at 12:31 am

The term “jack-o’-lantern” was first applied to people, not pumpkins. As far back as 1663, the term meant a man with a lantern, or a night watchman. Just a decade or so later, it began to be used to refer to the mysterious lights sometimes seen at night over bogs, swamps, and marshes. These ghost […]

Setting Priorities In A Senior’s Move

Posted by on September 17, 2018 at 1:17 am

Tips For Whittling Down The Options To Find The Perfect Spot Trying to decide where to live during one’s golden years can be a difficult process. There are many different types of options available and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. When a senior is trying to choose a new place where they will spend their […]

Start an Online Business without Breaking the Bank

Posted by on September 11, 2018 at 2:34 am

Deep down, you know you want this. You want to taste the freedom that other entrepreneurs have. You want to follow your passion and hopefully also make a living at it. You want to…start an online business. But here’s the thing: Instead of jumping on the bandwagon to start an online business, make sure you […]

How Will Millennials Get Into the Housing Market?

Posted by on September 4, 2018 at 12:23 am

Don’t be surprised if the housing market gets tighter next year. The country’s largest generation — millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 — are expected to enter the market for homes in big numbers. In a recent survey at the National Association of Realtors’ Realtor.com website, 61% of millennials surveyed said that they plan […]

7 Best Things About Buying A House In The Fall

Posted by on September 1, 2018 at 11:16 pm

  For the first time in recent history, October surpassed June as the most popular month to get married. And these autumn-loving brides may be on to something: Although the spring months are notoriously the best time to buy real estate (as well as have a wedding), fall may be the new ideal season to […]

Millennials Are Waiting to Buy a Home

Posted by on August 22, 2018 at 2:28 pm
Young couple looking at a new house

Say what you will about millennials and their commitment issues, but when it comes to real estate, younger Americans aren’t shying away from homeownership because they refuse to stay put and settle down. Rather, millennials aren’t buying homes at the same pace of previous generous because they feel they just can’t afford it. To further […]

Nearing retirement – should you downsize to a smaller home?

Posted by on August 15, 2018 at 1:07 pm

As retirement approaches, your lifestyle and priorities begin to change. Chances are the days when you wanted more space– the sizable dream home with the backyard big enough to entertain a growing family – are long gone. Instead, many retirees are looking for convenience, simplicity and accommodations more suited to their needs as “empty nesters.” […]

Selling Your Home for Maximum Value

Posted by on August 13, 2018 at 10:06 am

Selling a home is almost as exciting and nerve-wracking as buying your first property. Fortunately, if you work with an experienced real estate agent and take the time to prepare your home, it will sell faster (and most likely net you an excellent price.) Don’t underestimate the power of home improvement projects and home staging—these […]

How To Become A Millionaire Through Real Estate (Really)

Posted by on August 5, 2018 at 11:06 pm

Real estate can make you a millionaire. Sure, this might sound like the promise of a late-night television salesperson trying to get you to attend the latest “free seminar,” but the reality exists: real estate is a powerful wealth building tool that has made millions of individuals millionaires. Could you be next? Maybe – but […]