5 Tips for a Safe Home this Holiday Season

This holiday season brings along fun traditions, time with family, and a festive spirit in the air. It’s a time of joy and celebration, but can also be a common season for home accidents or injuries. To avoid putting a damper on your holiday festivities, here are a few tips to keep your home and…

Putting together a home repair checklist for Selling

Before entering the real estate sales process, many homeowners choose to make a few minor upgrades to their houses as a means of boosting value. However, some experts caution that consumers sometimes get a bit overzealous in these efforts and don’t get the return on investment they might have expected or hoped for. As a…

Elegant DIY decor for your Thanksgiving feast

Halloween has come and gone, and many consumers already look forward to the holiday season. However, there’s still one big get-together before winter officially arrives. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, homeowners can easily spruce up around the house to make the coming weeks a little more festive before Turkey Day. In fact, a lot…

Simple tricks to fix your appliances

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare – you have a pot over the stove and turn the switch to find your burner won’t light. It’s the same idea with your refrigerator. No one wants to swing open the doors for a snack to see that their food is warm and spoiled. While your first reaction may…

6 DIY Cleaning Hacks to Simplify your Life

Everyone knows cleaning the house is not the most exciting task and yet we all find ourselves needing to get it done on a regular basis. Over the years, homeowners have gotten quite clever and innovative by taking common ingredients and using them to clean. Not only is this very cost effective, but also limits…

Halloween is here! Scare up some fun by decorating your front yard

With fall weather officially here in most parts of the country, many homeowners start thinking about the  start of the holiday season that begins with Halloween through the first week of the new year. Traditional holiday decorating can be fun, but for many homeowners, perhaps the most exciting decor is Halloween because it lets them…

Cozy up Your Home this Fall

The weather is cooler and the leaves are starting to change, which means the autumn season is here! There are dozens of simple and cost effective ways to decorate your home both inside and out, and best of all don’t require a whole lot of time to put together. By using a few of the…

Do you need a home warranty?

Many home owners struggle with the decision of purchasing a home warranty plan. You’re probably already paying a mortgage, and likely utilities too. So it’s understandable if adding another monthly payment is unappealing. But investing in the safety of your home with a home warranty could make a huge difference in your family’s financial security and…

Back to School Planning

It’s September!  Time to say goodbye to lazy summer days and hello to hectic mornings, backpacks on the floor and late night school projects.  Exhausted already?  Getting your family back into the school routine doesn’t have to be a looming challenge. Try these simple organizational and planning tips for a smooth transition. Plan Your Outfits…

Simple Tricks May Fix Your Appliances

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare – you have a pot over the stove and turn the switch to find your burner won’t light. It’s the same idea with your refrigerator. No one wants to swing open the doors for a snack to see that their food is warm and spoiled. While your first reaction may be…

Bigger and Livable: What 2016 Has Show Us So Far

The busiest part of the real estate calendar is winding down. If you want to sell your home soon, but skipped listing your home this summer, you can still leverage lessons from recent months to ensure a higher return when you do put your home on the market. It’s never too early to reflect on…

The Perfect Vacation is at Home

If you didn’t squeeze your vacation in yet this summer, time may seem to be running out. Instead of stressing over the planning, money and travel involved, consider a stay-cation, meaning you stay at home rather than vacating. Not sure where to start? Explore the five ideas we put together as a starting point. Do…