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Budget Patio Ideas

Budget Patio Ideas

Are you already dreaming of summer barbecues in your backyard? Having outdoor space to enjoy is one of the perks of being a homeowner. But if your backyard patio leaves something to be desired, then it’s time to spruce it…

The Dirtiest Spots In Your Home

The Dirtiest Spots In Your Home

Have you gotten to your spring cleaning yet? Now is a great time to give your home a deep clean after a long winter of being indoors. But if you lack the motivation to get started, perhaps this will help…

Bathrooms Defined

Bathrooms Defined

It may seem silly to discuss the definition of a bathroom. But if you’ve recently looked through home listings, then you know that they can be confusing. What does it mean when the listing says “full bath”? Or how about…

How To Make a Home Inventory

How To Make a Home Inventory

As a homeowner, it can be incredibly helpful to have a comprehensive inventory of everything in your home. When disaster strikes, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that you’ve cataloged your possessions and can provide proof to your insurance company…

What Do Home Inspectors Look For?

What Do Home Inspectors Look For?

A home inspection is one of the most critical steps during the process of buying or selling a home. As a buyer, a home inspection can alert you to possible problems that you should be aware of before making such…

Defining What You Want in a Home

Defining What You Want in a Home

Searching for a new home can be a very exciting process! But it can also be daunting, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. That’s why it’s so important to spend time thinking about what you want before…

Staging a Kid’s Room When Selling

Staging a Kid’s Room When Selling

If you’re selling your home, then you know how important it is to stage it. Staging makes your home look polished and will help it stand out to prospective buyers. But it’s also important to know who those prospective buyers…

Save Money on Moving Costs

Save Money on Moving Costs

Are you getting ready to start fresh in a new house? Congratulations! That’s a big achievement and a milestone to celebrate. But before you pop that champagne cork, you need to think about the next big step – moving. Packing…

Styling Your Houseplants

Styling Your Houseplants

One of the best ways to beat the winter “blahs” is to bring a little bit of the outdoors in. Houseplants provide so many benefits from boosting your mental health to purifying the air you breathe. But acquiring plants and…

Our Favorite Cleaning Hacks

Our Favorite Cleaning Hacks

Are you desperate to get a handle on cleaning your home, but you’re short on time? Join the club! It can be hard in today’s world to stay on top of everything we need to do, let alone keep a…

Buying a Home as a Single Parent

Buying a Home as a Single Parent

Homeownership is a dream for many Americans. But if you’re a single parent, you may think that buying a home is out of reach. While it can be challenging to buy on your own with kids, it’s not impossible. In…

Get a Jumpstart on Your 2022 Home Purchase

Get a Jumpstart on Your 2022 Home Purchase

Are you intent on buying a home in 2022? It’s still a great time to get in the market, but you should be prepared. Sellers continue to have an upper hand, and buyers need to be ready to beat out…

6 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room

6 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room

Brrrrrrrr! Did you just feel a cold draft? Winter is here, and for many of us, that means freezing temperatures. It can also mean higher electric bills when we’re trying to warm up a room that is always cold. But…

Start Planning Your 2022 Home Sale

Start Planning Your 2022 Home Sale

Is selling your home one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2022? Now is a great time to list your home. We’ve been in a seller’s market for quite some time, and that trend will likely continue well into 2022.…

Hosting Thanksgiving in Your New Home

Hosting Thanksgiving in Your New Home

Did you just buy a home — and got roped into hosting Thanksgiving, too? While it can be so much fun to have family over for the holidays, we understand how stressful it can be — especially if you’re still…

What is a Balloon Mortgage?

What is a Balloon Mortgage?

Shopping for a mortgage is one of the first things you’ll do on your homebuying journey. Many buyers are aware that there are several types of mortgages available, including conventional loans and those backed by the federal government. But one…

Fall Home Maintenance

Fall Home Maintenance

Fall is here, and that means it’s time to get your home ready for the change of seasons. Even if your region doesn’t experience snow or freezing temperatures, it’s important to complete these chores every year. Here’s the rundown of…

How To Move Your Plants

How To Move Your Plants

Taking care of houseplants is a wonderful hobby that has many health benefits. But what happens when it’s time to move? How do you relocate all your beloved plants without harming them? It just takes a little bit of know-how…

Easy Tips For a Healthier, Happier Home

Easy Tips For a Healthier, Happier Home

We all want our homes to be safe and healthy places. After all, we spend a lot of time in them, especially these days. Our homes reflect who we are, and they can influence how we feel. When our living…

Can You Rescind Your Offer?

Can You Rescind Your Offer?

In today’s housing market, buyers are discovering that they have to act fast in order to get an offer accepted on a home. Housing inventory remains low while demand from buyers is high. When you find a home you like,…