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What is a Bedroom Community?

What is a Bedroom Community?

You may have seen listings that describe a neighborhood as a “bedroom community.” But what does that term really mean? And is a bedroom community the right choice for you? Let us break it down for you. What is a…

Selling Your Home After Labor Day

Selling Your Home After Labor Day

Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of the summer season. If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, you may be wondering if you’ve missed the boat. Spring and summer are often thought of as the best seasons for…

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…

Sell Vs. Renovate

Sell Vs. Renovate

You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suite your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you should consider…

What Stays Behind When You Sell?

What Stays Behind When You Sell?

When you’re selling your home, do you know what items you can take, and which ones you’re supposed to leave behind? While things like furniture and personal items are obvious, there are other things that may not be so cut-and-dried.…

What to Know About Starter Homes

What to Know About Starter Homes

Is it finally time to buy your first home? That’s so exciting – congratulations! While the home buying process can be a little intimidating when you’re doing it for the first time, you’ll worry less if you arm yourself with…

What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

When you’re moving, it seems like unpacking boxes is a chore that never ends. But there will come a day when every last box is empty. The question then becomes – what do you do with all those empty boxes?…

Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Do you wish you could get a handle on the chaos inside your kitchen cabinets? Or maybe you’ve just moved into a new home and want to start off with cabinets that are well organized. Whatever your motivation, it’s actually…

Naming Your New House

Naming Your New House

It may seem silly, but giving your new house a name can give you a real sense of ownership. You don’t have to live in a mansion or on a grand estate to do it. Naming your house gives it…

How To Know You’ve Found the Right House

How To Know You’ve Found the Right House

Is there a decision in life that is more nerve-wracking than choosing which house to buy? You know it’s a major financial decision, and any reasonable person wants to ensure they’re making the right choice before jumping in. But how…

What is an HOA?

What is an HOA?

If you’re considering buying a home in a planned community, townhouse or condo, you’ll more than likely become part of a Homeowners Association (HOA). Maybe you’ve heard this term before, but aren’t sure what an HOA is or what it…

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…

Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

It never hurts to load up on information, especially when you’re preparing to enter the real estate market. And while there’s tons of information online to get educated about buying and selling real estate, sometimes you may want to go…

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…

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…

Is It Time For New Windows?

Is It Time For New Windows?

Replacing the windows on your home is a big job that can potentially come with a high price tag. If your windows are starting to show their age, you may be trying to decide whether or not it’s time to…