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Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

Back to School: Getting Your Home Ready

Back-to-school season is officially here. This time of year can often be hectic for parents, and it’s doubly so if you’ve just moved into a new house. Somehow, in the midst of unpacking, you’re supposed to get prepared for the…

Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

Open concept homes remain popular amongst homebuyers today, and it’s easy to see why. These layouts make homes seem even more spacious and allow families to spend time together without being cramped into one room. And while open concepts are…

Sneaky Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Sneaky Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Do you dream of owning your own home, but feel like you’ll never have the money for a down payment? While saving for a down payment can seem like a daunting task, it isn’t impossible. In fact, there are ways…

First Night Must-Haves For Your New Home

First Night Must-Haves For Your New Home

In the flurry to prepare for your big move, don’t forget to have what you need for that first night. Moving can be stressful, and it’s comforting to know that you’ve got your essentials taken care of. You’ll no doubt…

Summertime Staging Tips

Summertime Staging Tips

Summer home-selling season is here! The next few months are a great time to sell your home as many buyers wait until summer to make a move. While it means there are potentially more people who may be interested in…

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in a lifetime. As such, it’s one you shouldn’t enter into without being fully informed. By being armed with knowledge, you’ll make better decisions and feel more…

Best Uses For a Smart Home Assistant

Best Uses For a Smart Home Assistant

If you haven’t jumped on the smart home assistant bandwagon yet, what are you waiting for? We understand that there may be a learning curve when using these new devices for the first time, like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home.…

How To Fall in Love With Your New Neighborhood

How To Fall in Love With Your New Neighborhood

Moving to a new neighborhood can be a little like dating a new person. There’s the get-to-know-you phase where everything seems foreign. That’s followed by the honeymoon phase where life is so exciting and you couldn’t imagine being happier. Hopefully,…

Declutter Your Home in One Weekend

Declutter Your Home in One Weekend

Now that the holidays are over, are you looking around your home wondering how you’ll ever clear it of clutter? It can be a daunting task, to say the least. And while some organizing experts say it can take weeks…

Top 6 Websites for Researching a City

Top 6 Websites for Researching a City

Buying a house can be an intimidating process. Buying a house and moving to a new city can be even more stressful. Thankfully, there is so much information available online, you can now learn all about your new home before…

2018 Housing Trends

2018 Housing Trends

Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to look ahead at what the year may bring for the real estate market. Though there’s no way to predict exactly what will happen, housing experts and economic forecasters can make educated guesses…

New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

The New Year brings a fresh start and the opportunity to set goals and intentions for the coming months. If you’re going to be buying or selling a home in 2018, now is the time to strategize. Here are some…

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to…

Will Hygge Sell Your Home?

Will Hygge Sell Your Home?

Have you heard about hygge? It’s the Danish concept of creating warmth and enjoying everyday life, and it’s been a huge trend in home design this year. It’s especially popular during the cold, winter months where a little extra coziness…

Holiday Staging Tips

Holiday Staging Tips

Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you…

Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

Do you have any first time homebuyers on your holiday gift list this year? Show them how much you care and celebrate their big achievement by giving them something perfect for their new home. Here’s our list of some of…

Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 1 of 3)

Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Va

When preparing to sell their home, a common question pops up. Homeowners want to know what they can do to get the maximum selling price on their home. Of course, the answer to “What can I do to increase my…

Home Selling Myths Debunked

Home Selling Myths Debunked

If you’re selling your home, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may not always be accurate. And in some cases, the “facts” they tell…