Tips on starting your home search

Owning your own home is a very important mile marker in our lives and most of us grow up with that dream always in our minds. The search for the perfect home can be very time consuming and as a potential buyer you’ll need to make sure that you are absolutely ready. Here are 4 tips to help ensure that your home search goes well… Read More

What to do when you are moving with kids

Sooner or later in life, many families have to move. It can be a big adjustment for everyone, especially kids. Often, kids feel left out of the decision to move and don’t really understand why it is happening.

10 tips for decluttering your home or garage

Do you find yourself drowning in clutter? Are you wondering how to finally get things under control? Here are some tips on things you should do, as well as some things you should not do when decluttering.

Home Staging Tips from the Pros

You are familiar with the term ‘staging’ from the many shows regarding makeover, makeunder, flipping houses and finding your dream home. You have heard the advice to declutter and depersonalize your home and get rid of any bad odors, but what tips do professional home stagers offer?

Why you need to create a cleaning calendar

It is hard with the busy lives we all lead to find time to keep the house clean. We work, carpool, help with homework and prepare meals. Often it feels like you are the only one in the house who can even see that it’s filthy and because you are the only one who sees it, you feel like you are the only one who… Read More

Spice Up your Holiday Decor with these Easy Hacks

Every year Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier, or maybe that’s just us. If you already have your Christmas shopping done, presents wrapped under the tree and cookies baking in the oven, you might not need these hacks because you clearly have it all together. But, if you are still rushing around with your list (or maybe you don’t have a list yet), you… Read More

Prepare Your Home to Sell

If you have decided to sell your home, now is a great time to begin working on the checklist to make sure you are prepared this spring to list your house and attract buyers who will fall in love and make it theirs. Your home has endured some wear and tear through your time of ownership and sometimes we don’t always recognize the changes in… Read More

Using Virtual Reality in Real Estate

By now you have seen the virtual reality headsets that allow the wearer to virtually be a part of a game, travel around the globe, and visit history. What better way to teach kids about what it was like with the dinosaurs than to put them in the world with them and see for themselves just how big a T-rex was?

4 Reasons Why to Buy in the Winter

The weather is cooling, leaves are falling, pumpkins are sprouting. It’s the time of year when a lot of house hunters begin gathering hibernating supplies for a long winter’s nap. But you are not like most house hunters. You are smart, you know that the advantages to finding a home in the winter far outweigh the disadvantages. You know that this is the time of… Read More

Have You Put Aside Enough for Closing Costs?

As a prospective homebuyer, you have scrimped, saved and sacrificed to have a good down payment on your home. After a few rough years you are ready to buy your first home, or if you have already purchased a home you are ready to move into the home that better fits your needs. After making your list and checking it twice you find out there… Read More