Your May To-Do List

May is finally here and warmer weather is on the horizon. Warm weather means more time outside. To help you prepare for late Spring and Summer nights in your backyard with friends and family, here is a list of things you can do to spruce up your outdoor living space.

The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years. Some are concerned that the recent run-up in home prices will lead to a situation similar to the housing crash 15 years ago. However, experts say the market is totally different today. For example, Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, tweeted just last week…

Spring Maintenance Checklist

Spring cleaning is a topic on everyone’s mind these days, but most people simply don’t know where to start or what to do. Don’t worry! We’ve crafted a handy checklist of some of the most common and important maintenance tasks to help you jumpstart your cleaning and finish the Spring season with a refreshed home.

Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Spring is right around the corner, and if you’re considering putting your home up for sale sometime this year, then boosting your curb appeal can do wonders. Even if you’re planning on staying exactly where you are, taking some extra steps to improve your home’s exterior is never a bad idea.

Do You Know Your Home’s Love Language?

Houses are like people; Each one is different and they all have their own unique needs. So naturally, one would assume that every home needs to be loved in a different way. This Valentine’s Day, show your home that you truly care by figuring out its love language and completing some of our suggested activities…

Save Money on Your Energy Bill!

Besides exercising and becoming the healthiest version of  yourself, one of the most popular new year’s resolutions is saving money. One of the best and most effective ways you can do that is by lowering the energy bills in your home!

Home Improvements During Labor Shortage

Tight labor markets are affecting industries across the country. Skilled and unskilled jobs remain unfilled as employers struggle to find prospective employees. For anyone ready to hire a contractor or handyman to perform home improvement projects, this shortage is causing frustration. As more people embrace the “staycation” and seek ways to upgrade their homes, many…

What Does a Pending Sale Mean?

Buying a home is a process. Once a buyer writes an offer and has it accepted, the listing is placed in a state called “pending sale.” During this stage, the principals involved perform all the elements of the contract, and once complete, the title is transferred to the new owner. Sounds simple, but this stage…

Fall To-Do List

It’s easy to get bogged down with endless to-do lists this time of year. Not only do you have to finish making your Halloween costume, but you also need to decide what Thanksgiving plans are going to be, whether you need to go buy more seasonal fertilizer for your yard, and even what you want…

Essential Components of the Home Tool Kit

A  well-equipped  home  tool  kit  is  not  just  for  weekend  warriors  and  do-it-yourself types.  Hanging  a  picture,  tightening  a  cabinet  door,  or  assembling  a  Swedish-built cabinet  are  all  moments  when  one  might  reach  for  a  tool  kit.  If  your  toolbox consists of  duct  tape  and  a  hammer,  a  quick,  inexpensive  trip to  the  local hardware …

Best Things To Buy In September!

It’s September! That means fall is right around the corner, and as the seasons change, various products and now out-of-season goodies go on sale to clear the storeroom for all of the new stuff. Plus! Labor Day sales provide great discounts on some special items that you should take advantage of. So, what should you…