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5 Myths About Selling a Home Right Now

Posted by on November 30, 2020 at 10:55 am
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Are you curious about the state of the housing market? Like many homeowners, especially potential sellers, you may be hesitant to make a move because there’s a lot of uncertainty and speculation these days.  But you don’t want to let false assumptions keep you from reaching your goals, now or in the future.  Let’s clear […]

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Posted by on November 7, 2020 at 8:15 am

Winter weather, especially in northern parts of the country, can cause major damage to homes. Roof leaks, lack of insulation or foundation issues can all have a massive impact on your quality of life and the ability to resell the home in the future. So how can you winterize your home? Here are a few […]

Is This Your Situation: Looking for the Right Destination to Enjoy Your Retirement Years?

Posted by on November 2, 2020 at 9:14 am

It’s tempting to go where most retirees decide to live out their golden years, but that may be the wrong decision for you. Of course, there are good reasons why places like Florida, North Carolina and Arizona are popular locations, but there are other factors to consider besides weather: #1:  Nearby Care Facilities It may […]

5 Ways to Prepare to Buy or Sell Later

Posted by on October 27, 2020 at 11:27 am
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Summer is usually the perfect time to buy or sell a home. And for some people, it still is. After all, there are few things more welcoming than warm weather and fresh flowers blooming in the front yard. But maybe you’re waiting to enter the market. That’s okay too. There are plenty of ways you […]

Essentials to Keep in Your Emergency Kit

Posted by on October 18, 2020 at 11:13 am

Let’s face it: You can’t predict the future. That’s why having a fully stocked emergency kit is so important. No matter the time of year, it’s always better to play it safe.   Would you and your family be prepared, just in case?  Putting essential supplies together doesn’t have to be a chore and can even […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Neighborhood

Posted by on October 12, 2020 at 9:10 am
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Finding a home that suits you is only part of the journey. Another big part? Choosing the right neighborhood. The number of bedrooms and square footage are certainly important when buying a home — but the community might be even more vital.  After all, it’s where you’ll likely exercise and socialize, where your kids will […]

What to Know About Replacing Kitchen Appliances Before Selling Your House

Posted by on October 10, 2020 at 12:25 pm
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While selling a house can pad out your pocketbook, depending on how much equity you have invested in the home, it’s an unfortunate truth that it can also cost you money in the short term to make the sale. Items like home renovations and staging may need to be paid for upfront before you’ve even […]

Kitchen Hacks to Love

Posted by on August 17, 2020 at 5:39 pm

Kitchen design, organization and ease of use are at the top of our minds. Your kitchen might even be the most used room in your house and a lot of activity happens there. It’s not just about meals. It can be a gathering space or a place to work or study. Which of the following […]

Quick Fixes You Can Do This Weekend!

Posted by on August 16, 2020 at 6:17 pm

If you’re short on time during the week, yet your house needs a couple of repairs, it’s easy to set aside a few minutes on a Saturday or Sunday to fix up your home. You can take advantage of a number of easy fixes to get your place back in working order without cutting into […]

Upgrade to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Posted by on August 11, 2020 at 9:34 am
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How have you been spending your summer? Have you been tending to your garden, grilling dinner on the patio or taking dips in the pool? No matter what your property offers or how you and your family like to spend your free time, there’s almost always something you can do to make your outdoor space […]

Tack Some Extra Years Onto Your Lifespan

Posted by on August 6, 2020 at 2:14 pm
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You can do more for your health. And it’s not that hard. Eat healthy foods. Exercise regularly. Don’t smoke. We hear these instructions from doctors, friends, parents, and strangers on the internet so often that the words start to lose their impact. And let’s face it, healthy habits are hard to adhere to. But perhaps […]

7 Ways to Lift Your Mood (Without Leaving Home!)

Posted by on August 3, 2020 at 12:42 pm

COVID-19 has created changes and challenges for us all this season, and has likely affected your mood and daily functions alike. Fortunately, despite the many adjustments we’ve all made so far, there are still things you can do to help yourself, your friends and family, and those who live in your own community. If you […]

Which Smart Home Technology Is Worth It?

Posted by on July 30, 2020 at 10:25 am
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It can be tough to know when to buy, when to hold off, and when to save your money altogether. Let’s go room by room and talk about what’s worth the investment right now—and what’s worth waiting on. Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our team. If you make a […]

DIY Projects to Tackle While You Stay At Home

Posted by on July 28, 2020 at 1:10 pm

If you’re spending more time at home waiting out the current COVID-19 outbreak, you’ve probably spotted a few spots areas around that house that could use some TLC. If so, now may be the perfect time to take on a home improvement project! Not only will this give you something engaging to do, but your […]

6 Projects You Can Tackle During a Weekend at Home

Posted by on July 20, 2020 at 12:53 pm

Households across the world are currently staying at home to protect their communities and loved ones. With so much time being spent at home, it’s natural to begin picking up home improvement projects. Still, maybe you shouldn’t pick too large of a project. The last thing you want to do is turn your home into […]

Securing Your Home

Posted by on July 3, 2020 at 10:36 am
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Do you or any of your friends own a second home? A cabin in the woods or a seaside bungalow near the beach? Perhaps a second property you rent out? If so, you’re among 7.5 million homeowners across the country. Second home ownership started booming in 2014 and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Home

Posted by on June 30, 2020 at 12:12 am
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Many homeowners will tell you how emotional it was to buy their first home, but you rarely hear about their experience selling it. It’s only natural to grow attached after creating so many wonderful memories, which can make selling a challenging process.  Fortunately, you’re not in it alone. Together, we can simplify the process and […]

Spring Maintenance!

Posted by on May 29, 2020 at 12:05 am