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Setting Priorities In A Senior’s Move

Posted by on June 20, 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 […]

Worthwhile renovations to increase the value of your home

Posted by on June 18, 2018 at 4:28 pm

  Home renovations are a headache and they can be expensive. If you’re going to undertake them, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. Some renovations will add more value to the price of selling your home than others. These are the best recommended renovations to increase the sale value of your […]

Start an Online Business without Breaking the Bank

Posted by on June 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 June 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 […]

Millennials Are Waiting to Buy a Home

Posted by on May 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 May 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 May 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 […]

When Should You Retire?

Posted by on April 1, 2018 at 12:33 am

Should you retire at 60? 62? 65? 70? It’s a tough decision. A recent survey from Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research found that the average retirement age is now 62 for women and 64 for men. That has some interesting implications, and it can have each of us pondering our own retirement date. To […]

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

Posted by on October 31, 2017 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 […]