Ding ding ding! School is in session…almost. With the first day of school only a few weeks away, it’s time to get a jump on prepping both yourself and your children for another year of learning. We’ve got a few tips for parents AND students on how to make this year your best yet!
Category: For Homeowners
Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble
With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash like the one in 2008. To really understand what’s happening with real estate today, it’s important to lean on the experts for reliable information. Here’s why economists and industry experts say the housing market is not a bubble ready to pop….
How Homeownership Impacts You
June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes more than just a space you occupy. It’s your stake in the community, an investment, and a place you can put your stamp on. If you’re thinking about buying a…
Let’s Go To…Anywhere Other Than The Beach
A lot of families flock to the beach for summer vacation, but if you’re not a “beach person” then you’ll certainly be looking for other fun, seasonal vacation ideas to keep your kids entertained AND enjoy some quality time together as a family. Lucky for you, we’ve curated a list of some fun vacation ideas…
What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market
While you may have seen recent stories about the volume of foreclosures today, context is important. During the pandemic, many homeowners were able to pause their mortgage payments using the forbearance program. The goal was to help homeowners financially during the uncertainty created by the health crisis. When the forbearance program began, many experts were…
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…
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