Technology

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 […]

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 […]

Is the highest bid the best bid?

Posted by on October 15, 2020 at 9:07 am
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An offer on your home moves you one step closer to the finish line in the selling process. And if you’re lucky, you’ll receive multiple offers from a range of bidders.  The highest bid is the obvious choice, right? Not necessarily. Here’s what to consider before moving forward on an offer: Focus on your priorities. […]

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 […]

How A Home Inspection Helps Buyers Evaluate A House

Posted by on September 30, 2020 at 1:06 pm

You’ve found the home of your dreams and you’re ready to make an offer on it – congratulations! After celebrating the moment, it’s important to prepare for the work needed to complete the purchase. This includes completing any inspections on your possible future home. A basic home inspection provides a general overview of the condition […]

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 […]

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 Little Free Library (Adorable AND Affordable!)

Posted by on May 1, 2020 at 11:41 am

A lot of people think they don’t have the skills to build their own Little Free Library book exchange, and don’t have the funds to buy one; maybe you’ve thought that yourself a time or two. After all, so many talented people have built wildly creative Little Libraries that seem like they belong in a […]

How to Identify a Text Scam

Posted by on April 6, 2020 at 1:29 am
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With any new form of communication comes the potential for scammers. Spam texts and text scams can be an unwelcome privacy intrusion and, if you fall for them, they could potentially create havoc in your life. SMS scams generally have the same goal: stealing your money by getting your personal information people across the globe […]

The True Value of a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on December 2, 2019 at 11:47 pm
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With the wealth of information available online, many of today’s consumers are incredibly knowledgeable about the home buying and selling process. Add in the desire to save — or make — as much money as possible, and it’s easy to see why you might be tempted to pass on hiring an agent.  But before flying […]

Real Estate Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Posted by on November 29, 2019 at 1:34 pm
5 Real Estate Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in 2020

Even new entrants can profit from one of the economy’s most dynamic and profitable sectors. Real estate has always been one of the most attractive investment offerings. Its relative stability makes it a good option for capital appreciation, and when done well, it can generate exponential profits. In 2019, the housing market made significant gains, driven […]

Quibi is a built-for-millennials streaming service!

Posted by on November 9, 2019 at 10:25 am

If Hollywood and Silicon Valley created a baby, they might call it Quibi. At least, that’s how veteran film mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg and tech executive Meg Whitman view their fledgling creation. Quibi, a Hollywood-based streaming company that stands for “quick bites” of video, plans to take new, premium films shot by award-winning directors like Steven […]

Selling Your Home for Maximum Value

Posted by on October 10, 2019 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Millennials Are Waiting to Buy a Home

Posted by on August 22, 2019 at 2:28 pm
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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 […]

Upgrades to Make Your Home Smarter

Posted by on July 21, 2019 at 8:00 am

 

Realtor Marketing SEO

Posted by on May 19, 2019 at 9:54 am

SEO for Realtors is a hot topic in Realtor Marketing circles. I spend a lot of time talking to Realtors who are totally confused about what Realtor SEO is today and how they can get their website to the top of the rankings on Google. This post is long, but worth reading in its entirety if […]