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Bad Cleaning Habits

Bad Cleaning Habits

The New Year is here! For many homeowners, that means cleaning and organizing to start 2019 off on a good foot. Although you may have the best of intentions, you could be making some common cleaning mistakes. By trying to…

2019 Home Design Trends

2019 Home Design Trends

Happy New Year! It’s 2019 – are you ready for a home décor re-boot? It’s that time of year when many homeowners want to declutter, get organized, and try out new looks in their living spaces. Are you one of…

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

The holiday season usually brings with it additional expenses. In fact, if you’re not careful, you may discover that you’ve overextended yourself. Perhaps you’re wondering what would happen if you skipped a mortgage payment this month. While we don’t recommend…

Save Money Over the Holidays

Save Money Over the Holidays

Are you saving money for a down payment on a house? Then you may be wondering how to get through the holiday season with some money left in your pocket. It can be so easy to overspend this time of…

What is a Relocation Specialist?

What is a Relocation Specialist?

If you’re moving out of town for work, then you may want to consider working with a relocation specialist. A relocation specialist is a professional who will help you handle all the details of your move so that’s it’s as…

Is Fall a Good Time to Sell?

Is Fall a Good Time to Sell?

There are so many questions to ask when you’re selling your home. The one that may be at the top of your mind right now is whether or not it’s a good time. While most people tend to think that…

Getting Rid of Tobacco Smoke Residue

Getting Rid of Tobacco Smoke Residue

You’ve probably heard of secondhand smoke. But did you know there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke?  It’s the chemical residue that lingers on indoor surfaces as a result of tobacco smoke. If you’ve just purchased a house from…

Creating Secret Spaces in Your Home

Creating Secret Spaces in Your Home

Since October is the month dedicated to all things mystical, it may have you yearning to add a little magic to your home. Or maybe you just want to create a space that’s quiet and away from activity. Whatever your…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is officially here, which means there’s no time to waste in getting your home ready for the season. This is a great time of year to finish those bigger projects you’ve been meaning to get to as well as…

Use Halloween to Sell Your Home

Use Halloween to Sell Your Home

If you think Halloween isn’t a good time to sell your home, then think again. While it’s a holiday that’s typically associated with ghouls, goblins, and ghastly creatures, it can also be a great time to market your home creatively.…

Does Your Home Have Resale Value?

Does Your Home Have Resale Value?

It may seem counterintuitive, but the best time to think about your home’s resale value is before you buy it. While it’s important to buy a home that suits your needs, you should also consider how attractive it may or…

Selling a House on a Busy Street

Selling a House on a Busy Street

If you’re worried that you’ll be unable to sell your home if it’s on a busy street, don’t be. Although selling a home on a busy street can be a challenge, it doesn’t have to be a losing battle. You…

Always Ask These 5 Questions When Buying

Always Ask These 5 Questions When Buying

Is a new home purchase in your future? Shopping for a new home can be an exciting time, and it’s easy to get swept up in your emotions. But remember that buying a home is one of the biggest financial…

Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

You’ve been searching for a new home for weeks, and you finally found “the one.” You submit an offer and start to daydream about life in your new home. Unfortunately, you get a reply back from your agent saying your…

The Final Walk-Through

The Final Walk-Through

You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final…

Screen in Your Porch

Screen in Your Porch

Do you feel like you’d get more use out of your porch if it were screened in? Screened in porches combine the best of indoor and outdoor rooms, and they can be affordable if you already have a porch. Here’s…

How to Clean a Concrete Patio

How to Clean a Concrete Patio

Patio season is in full swing. Now is the time to enjoy your backyard with friends and family. But do you cringe every time you notice how dirty the concrete floor of your patio is? Not to worry – with…

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Selling a home brings with it a sizable dose of uncertainty as well as a heaping helping of stress. It’s no wonder that home sellers can feel anxious or depressed during the process. Although it’s common to feel a little…