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7 Best Things About Buying A House In The Fall

Posted by on November 3, 2019 at 8:16 am

  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 […]

Setting Priorities In A Senior’s Move

Posted by on October 18, 2019 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 October 2, 2019 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 […]

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Posted by on September 29, 2019 at 10:49 am

Tend to your chimney with care with these expert tips!   Enjoying a warm, cozy fire requires a clean, safe fireplace. Here are some tips for keeping it that way. Fireplaces should not be used as furnaces. Use a fireplace for a short-duration fire — no longer than five hours.Keep the glass open to allow […]

Worthwhile renovations to increase the value of your home

Posted by on September 18, 2019 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 […]

When Should You Retire?

Posted by on September 1, 2019 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 […]

A First Time Home Buyers Story!

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm

  I like to think of the first year of home ownership akin to (what I assume to be) the first year of marriage. It’s often the most difficult, because you don’t know what to expect. You’re used to something different (renting) and the entire year is spent adjusting. It’s just as great at you […]

Millennials Are Waiting to Buy a Home

Posted by on August 22, 2019 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, 2019 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.” […]