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Easy Ways to Improve Your Bathroom

Posted by on July 1, 2021 at 9:34 am
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Remodeling your bathroom can be a great investment. It immediately makes your home more usable and enjoyable, and in the long term, an upgrade could increase your home’s value by thousands of dollars. And a remodel doesn’t have to be a time-consuming or costly event. There are quite a few small, low-cost projects that can […]

Building a Home Wish List

Posted by on June 4, 2021 at 1:40 am
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Whether you’re thinking of buying a home soon or months down the road, you’ll need a carefully considered wish list when the time comes to start your search. Identifying your needs and wants will help you narrow your options and make your home buying journey — which we all know can be stressful —  as […]

Today’s Busy Real Estate Market

Posted by on May 26, 2021 at 9:31 am
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You’re probably well aware that the real estate market is more competitive than ever (due to low inventory, among other things). Still, it’s not a bad time to buy a house. Mortgage rates are low, home values are on the rise and, in many cases, buying is still more affordable than renting. Are you considering […]

Proper Care for a Perfect Deck

Posted by on May 14, 2021 at 9:47 am

How often do you use your deck? Do you host parties with wine or cocktails? Do you have birthday gatherings for a dozen or more small children? Do you serve dinner for your family when the weather is nice? However it is used, every homeowner who takes advantage of their deck must maintain it to […]

Questions About Closing Costs

Posted by on May 12, 2021 at 1:26 am
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If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you’re probably focused on saving as much as you can for the down payment. But don’t forget: You’ll need to cover closing costs, too.  To create a realistic home buying plan, make sure you factor in this additional upfront expense so that you can set yourself up […]

Smart Moving Tips

Posted by on April 27, 2021 at 12:12 pm
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No matter how much you prepare and how excited you are about your new home, moving will always be a bit stressful.  There are endless to-do’s and tiring tasks, and once you’re finished, there’s still unpacking and organizing to be done. Even so, you can take steps to streamline your relocation and minimize problems. Are […]

Add Value to Your Home with Spring Cleaning

Posted by on April 20, 2021 at 6:32 am

Clean Up the Yard You never get a second chance to make a great first impression, so make the most of your home’s first impression by cleaning up the yard. Clear away fall and winter debris such as fallen branches and leaves. Pick up and put away toys and other items that are not lawn […]

Fun Bathroom Ideas for Kids

Posted by on April 3, 2021 at 1:57 am

A bathroom designed exclusively for your kids will make them feel special. It keeps them out of the adult bathroom, giving you a private and relaxing space. Choosing the decor for a child’s bathroom can be difficult with so many fun themes available. If you’re looking for inspiration to design a kid’s bathroom, the following […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Parks

Posted by on April 3, 2021 at 1:55 am

Dog parks can be the best, or worst, places for your dog. Dog owners and their best buddies tend to love dog parks. They can be  terrific places for dogs to socialize, from learning how to be part of a pack to learning doggie social graces. Dog parks are also great places for exercise. However, […]

Spring Planting Guide

Posted by on April 1, 2021 at 5:44 pm

If you’re ready to get outside and get your hands dirty now that winter is over, there is nothing more rewarding than planting flowers. Planting some annuals that will give a pop of color to your yard is a great way to celebrate the spring. Here is our spring planting guide to give you a […]

Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Posted by on March 9, 2021 at 11:46 am
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Your home is an investment — and protecting that investment is probably one of your top priorities.  So as the seasons change and you start to spruce up and refresh your space, be sure to make time for maintenance as well as spring cleaning.  Structure and Foundation Keeping up with essential tasks will help ensure […]

Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Posted by on February 9, 2021 at 10:57 am
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Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster. The right changes appeal to buyers […]

Steps to a Cleaner Kitchen

Posted by on February 5, 2021 at 11:45 am

Your kitchen might not be used just for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. Many families use this space for homework, gathering, crafting and more. Keeping this space clean and clutter-free can feel like a losing battle. With a little planning and some tricks and tips, you can keep your kitchen neat and tidy. Let’s take […]

Things To Know Before Buying A First Home

Posted by on January 25, 2021 at 3:25 pm
Millenials are getting ready to buy their dream homes. Image Via: Wettling Architects

Right now, millennial’s might have a reputation of crazy twenty-somethings not quite ready to settle down. But, a recent report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University found that “the number of households in their 30s should increase by 2.7 million over the next decade.” Ready or not, the millennial boom is […]

Organizational Hacks from the Experts

Posted by on January 23, 2021 at 1:17 am

The age of home organization is upon us. Sorting, editing and retaining joy have become big business for organizational experts around the globe. Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method tells us to keep only those things that bring us joy. The experts at The Home Edit suggest color-coded organization in their signature rainbow pattern. What easy techniques […]

Make Sure Your Remodeling Pays off When It’s Time to Sell?

Posted by on January 18, 2021 at 10:55 am

Now that spring is here, many homeowners are looking to start a remodeling project. And home buyers look at homes with eyes to remodel after purchase or review existing remodeled spaces and decide how much extra—if any—they’re worth. Others are deciding whether spending money to remodel is a good use of funds, or if it’s […]

Ways to Build More Equity in Your Home

Posted by on January 12, 2021 at 10:26 am
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Equity — or the share of your property you actually own — is a benefit to any homeowner. For one, it means more profits when it’s time to sell. On top of that, it can also give you cash when you need it — either through a refinance or home equity loan.  Fortunately, building equity […]

8 DIY Garage Organization Ideas That Will Make the Best Use of Your Space

Posted by on January 6, 2021 at 10:21 am
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Garages can serve a multitude of purposes. Sure, they’re earmarked for cars but the added square footage always makes them an enticing zone for extra storage. It also doubles as a dumping ground for holiday decorations, old furniture, toys, you name it. Naturally, integrating an organizational system can be the difference between a cluttered area […]