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How to Hire a Reliable Moving Company

How to Hire a Reliable Moving Company

Getting settled into your new home can be a transformative experience. Starting fresh in a new space is like hitting the reset button on your life, sparking fresh energy, new ideas and a buzz of excitement. But the process of…

Is It Time to Downsize Your Home?

Is It Time to Downsize Your Home?

If you’re raising a family, it’s normal to want to purchase a home that can fit your family’s needs down the line – whether it be additional bedrooms for children you want to have or even room to care for…

Staging Your Home on a Budget

Staging Your Home on a Budget

If you’re selling your home, you know how important it is to have it looking its absolute best. First impressions are key, as potential buyers will form opinions about your home before they even step through the front door. While…

Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Now that spring is in the air, you probably want to open your windows to welcome it in. Unfortunately, they likely have a layer of grime on them, leftover from the winter season. You know what that means – time…

How to Reduce Home Buying Stress

How to Reduce Home Buying Stress

There’s no two ways about it – buying a home is stressful. Whether you’re doing it for the first time, or have several purchases under your belt, it’s a complex process that brings up lots of emotions – both good…

Are You Ready for Your Home Inspection?

Are You Ready for Your Home Inspection?

Whether you are a buyer or a seller, a home inspection is going to be part of the process of any real estate transaction. Once an offer is made on a house, the buyer hires a home inspector to review…

4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Home

4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Home

Close your eyes and imagine: a perfectly manicured lawn spreading out in front of a stately Colonial in the suburbs. A pool in the back with a backyard large enough for the kids to play baseball and to host barbecues…

How to Make an Offer a Seller Can’t Refuse

How to Make an Offer a Seller Can’t Refuse

It’s finally happened – you found the perfect house. It has exactly what you are looking for, it’s in the right neighborhood, and it’s actually in your price range. All you have to do now is make an offer and…

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be a complicated process, even for those who have gone through it before. One of the best ways to make the experience as painless as possible is to make sure you don’t sabotage yourself. Be prepared…

Unexpected Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Unexpected Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Are you getting ready to sell your home, but want to make some improvements to add value before putting it on the market? Perhaps you’re thinking you need to overhaul the kitchen or upgrade the master bathroom – or any…

Smart Home Trends

Smart Home Trends

There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes…

How to Create a Functional Home Office

How to Create a Functional Home Office

Are you one of the millions of Americans working from home? Or maybe you have a job outside the home but need a good “command center” from which to run your household? If you’re tired of letting your kitchen table…

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Do you have grand visions of a summer spent outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly…

Quiet Your Noisy Home

Quiet Your Noisy Home

Dogs barking, car alarms shrieking, helicopters buzzing overhead, sirens blaring – sometimes the world just outside your home is a noisy place. Couple that with all the various noises that come from within your house, and you’ve got a potential…

How to Unlock Your Home’s History

How to Unlock Your Home’s History

Have you ever wondered who may have lived in your home before you? Did you discover an interesting relic in the attic and would love to know where it came from? Are you thinking about buying an older home and…

Solar Energy 101

Solar Energy 101

Have you driven around town and noticed that more and more homes have solar panels installed on their rooftops? Were you thinking that it might be time for you to do the same? While solar panels are a great option…

Saving for Your Down Payment

Saving for Your Down Payment

If buying a home is in your future, one of the realities you’ll need to face is the need to save for a down payment. Depending on the type of mortgage you qualify for, you’ll need anywhere from three to…

How to Choose the Best Offer for Your Home

How to Choose the Best Offer for Your Home

You’ve put your house on the market. You had a great open house. And now you’ve gotten an offer – followed by three more. If you’re selling your home, you may find yourself in the position of having to choose…