Oh, the Joys of Packing

Finding the home of your dreams is fun and exciting. Preparing to leave the old one can be a bigger task then expected. Starting weeks ahead of the move and being organized is the key. Here are some ideas to help you prepare and simplify the process. Items you may need: Boxes Bubble Wrap Packaging…

Tis’ the Season…To Sell or Not to Sell?

Ask any Realtor® if you should keep your home on the market over the holidays, and their answer will most definitely be, YES! Their belief is that buyers who are home-shopping this time of year are serious buyers. If you decide to make the commitment to have your home listed, here are some helpful tips…

SAFETY Tips for Deep Frying your Holiday Turkey (w/ Video)

Each year more than 45 million turkeys are prepared for Thanksgiving holiday feasts. And each year fire fighters are called to at least 1,000 major fires and explosions due to DEEP FRYING TURKEY accidents!! These fires have caused more than $15 MILLION in property damage! Deep frying a turkey is a cooking fad that took…

Holiday Decorating Tips

 Spruce up your home this holiday season with these simple suggestions. In a few easy steps, your home will be full of holiday charm and cheer. Gearing up for the winter holidays? Check out our blog on winterizing your home to help keep your house warm and save you money. Also give our Fall clean…

Home Equity Loan$

A new car, home improvements, debt consolidation, a dream vacation; one of these could be the reason you are considering a loan. Perhaps a home equity loan would be the most practical type of loan for your personal financial situation. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ A home is a source of great pride and satisfaction; it can also be…

How to Avoid Potential Deal Breakers

It is highly beneficial to work with a knowledgeable real estate professional who can advise and guide you through your home buying or selling experience. Since the unexpected is still a possibility, below are steps on how to avoid potential deal breakers. Foreclosure date falls before buy date: With the high number of foreclosures in…

Be a Savvy Home Buyer

When searching for a home, you will find some things you can live with, but others should raise a red flag! Read on to discover the pitfalls you’ll want to avoid and which ones you can fix! Some Red Flags   Asbestos – Asbestos has been proven to pose serious health risks. Check attics and around…

Winterizing Your Home

For those of you dreading the long, cold months of winter that lie ahead, taking the time this fall to follow these simple steps will save you money on heating while keeping you warm. Block the leaks – With energy costs on the rise, nothing makes more sense to homeowners than checking for any and…