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How to Recognize Mold Problems

How to Recognize Mold Problems

When buying a new home, one of the problems you should be on the lookout for is mold. Even the cleanest homes have some mold, but if the problem has gotten out of control it could cause serious health issues.…

New Empty Nesters – Now What?

New Empty Nesters – Now What?

As the summer comes to a close, it’s time for the kids to head back to school. But for some people, that means seeing their youngest child off to college and suddenly becoming empty nesters. This transition is a major…

Fall Garden Tips for a Better Spring

Fall Garden Tips for a Better Spring

Changing leaves and falling temperatures may not make you think of spring. But chores you do in your garden now can have a big impact during next year’s growing season. Fall is a great time to do some work in…

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…

How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

When buying a house, you don’t just have to consider the purchase price. You also need to factor in the cost of homeowners insurance. The good news is — there are ways you can save on your monthly premium. Here’s…

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…

The Benefits of Going to Open Houses

The Benefits of Going to Open Houses

Are you getting ready to buy a home? Or maybe homeownership is something you’re planning for in the not-too-distant future? Then you’ve no doubt stumbled across open houses and wondered if you should go. Whether you’re ready to buy or…

Get Organized for Your Home Sale

Get Organized for Your Home Sale

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, it’s time to get organized. Selling your home is a big undertaking, and you can help yourself in the long run if you get organized beforehand. Here are our best tips for…

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Does your outdoor space make a good first impression? Your home’s exterior is the first thing that potential buyers will see when they take a tour. Are you making the most of it? If you think your outdoor spaces could…

Choosing a Front Door Color

Choosing a Front Door Color

Front doors make an undeniable first impression. Whether it’s a cheerful yellow, an on-trend purple or a welcoming red, the color of your front door can have a major impact on how your home is perceived. If you’re ready to…

Selling During a Divorce

Selling During a Divorce

Getting a divorce is a stressful and emotionally draining process. Add to it the prospect of selling your home, and now you’ve got a challenging situation even under the best of circumstances. If you and your former spouse have agreed…

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

A crucial step in any home sale is the inspection. A home inspection allows buyers to have a good understanding of what is or is not in good shape with the property they are about to purchase. A professional home…

How To Choose the Best School

How To Choose the Best School

Moving can be stressful. Add choosing a new school for your kids into the mix, and it can be doubly so. Not only do you want to find a home that suits the needs of your family, but you also…

Selling a Unique Home

Selling a Unique Home

Is your home one-of-a-kind? Could you describe it as unique or even quirky? While you may love your distinctive home, it could be challenging when it comes time to sell. Many potential homebuyers are looking for properties that conform to…

Selling Inherited Property

Selling Inherited Property

Did you recently inherit property from a loved one that you intend to sell? If so, you have probably discovered that selling inherited property is an emotional process that comes with its own set of challenges. And if you have…

Home Buying Tips for Unmarried Couples

Home Buying Tips for Unmarried Couples

Whether you’re planning to walk down the aisle in the future or not, buying a home with your significant other without being married can be a tricky situation. Nonetheless, more and more couples are opting to do just that as…

Buying a Vacation Home

Buying a Vacation Home

Do you dream of lazy summer afternoons spent admiring ocean views from your veranda? Or maybe you love the idea of snuggling by your own fireplace after hitting the slopes all afternoon. It may finally be time for you to…

Why is Your Home Not Selling?

Why is Your Home Not Selling?

Has your home been on the market for quite some time with no offers? Have you been watching while other homes in your neighborhood sell within days of listing? Are you frustrated and worried that you may never find a…