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Tidy Your Home With KonMari

Tidy Your Home With KonMari

If you have Netflix, then you may have tuned in to the new show Tidying Up. It’s based on the best-selling book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, written by Marie Kondo. In the show, Marie Kondo demonstrates her…

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

Is Winter a Good Time to Buy?

You’ve probably heard that the real estate market hits it peak in spring and summer, when kids are out of school and families have time to make the transition. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t be in the market…

2019 Home Design Trends

2019 Home Design Trends

Happy New Year! It’s 2019 – are you ready for a home décor re-boot? It’s that time of year when many homeowners want to declutter, get organized, and try out new looks in their living spaces. Are you one of…

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Are you exhausted from trying to live your best, most perfect life? Then maybe it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. So what exactly is wabi-sabi, and how can you apply it to your life at home? Here…

Bad Cleaning Habits

Bad Cleaning Habits

The New Year is here! For many homeowners, that means cleaning and organizing to start 2019 off on a good foot. Although you may have the best of intentions, you could be making some common cleaning mistakes. By trying to…

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

If you bought a home in 2018, it’s time to celebrate! Why not throw a New Year’s Eve party to both welcome in the New Year and show-off your house to your friends and family? You don’t need tons of…

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Is there anything cozier than a wood-burning fireplace on a cold winter’s night? Maybe it’s what sold you on our current house. Or perhaps it’s a wish list item for the house you’d like to buy in 2019. Although fireplaces…

Title Vs. Deed

Title Vs. Deed

If you’re buying a home, then you’ve probably heard the terms “title” and “deed.” While these words are often used interchangeably, they are in fact different. And it’s important to understand the distinction when you’re getting ready to purchase a…

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

The holiday season usually brings with it additional expenses. In fact, if you’re not careful, you may discover that you’ve overextended yourself. Perhaps you’re wondering what would happen if you skipped a mortgage payment this month. While we don’t recommend…

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the…

What is a credit freeze?

What is a credit freeze?

Are you worried about having your sensitive financial information stolen over the holidays? Then you may be considering a credit freeze. But if you’re also preparing to buy a home, a credit freeze could become problematic. Here’s what you need…

Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

It’s the holiday season, which means at some point you’ll probably be entertaining in your home in the next few weeks. If you’re somebody who enjoys being a host, then it’s important to think about that when you’re searching for…

Easy Holiday Decorating

Easy Holiday Decorating

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed this holiday season? If you’re buying or selling a home now or in the near future, then you may not have the time or energy to get into the holiday spirit. Not to worry…

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Prepare to Buy a Home in 2019

Is buying a home your New Years resolution for 2019? Are you unsure where to start? While buying a home can be a complex process, there are steps you can take now so that you’re more prepared when the time…

Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

Holiday Gifts For Neighbors

Do you have an annual tradition of exchanging small gifts with your neighbors over the holidays? Or maybe you’ve just moved and you’d like to give gifts as a way to meet your new neighbors? It’s a wonderful way to…

Finding Gratitude in Times of Transition

Finding Gratitude in Times of Transition

Buying or selling a home can be an emotional transition. Packing up and leaving one home and then getting settled into another is often disorienting. This can be especially tough during the holidays, which is traditionally a time we associate…

Save Money Over the Holidays

Save Money Over the Holidays

Are you saving money for a down payment on a house? Then you may be wondering how to get through the holiday season with some money left in your pocket. It can be so easy to overspend this time of…

Using Your Home to Give Back

Using Your Home to Give Back

The season of giving is upon us. It’s that time of year when we give thanks for what we have and give back to our communities and those in need. But did you know that you could actually use your…