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How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

If you have a dog, then you’ll no doubt be spending more time outside together in the coming months. One of the great reasons to own a home is to have a big backyard you can share with your pets.…

Coping With Moving Stress

Coping With Moving Stress

We get it – moving is stressful! In fact, it’s considered one of the most stressful life events you can experience. So what do you do if you feel like the stress is getting to you? Follow these helpful tips…

Lower Your Water Bill

Lower Your Water Bill

If you want to lower your household expenses, take a look at your water bill. Does it seem high? Do you feel like you’re spending too much money on something so basic? Here are some of the best ways we’ve…

Avoid These Rehab Mistakes

Avoid These Rehab Mistakes

Whether you’re preparing to sell your home or investing in a property to flip, it’s important to be smart about renovations. While certain projects can definitely increase the value of the property you want to sell, there are some challenges…

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…

Choosing a Home Size

Choosing a Home Size

Finding the right home can make you feel a little like Goldilocks. This house is too small, that house is too big – where is the house that’s just right? Here are some questions you should ask yourself when determining…

Buying Near a School

Buying Near a School

After weeks or even months of searching you’ve found the home you love. The trouble is – it’s located next to or near a school, and you’re wondering what that might mean down the line. Is buying near a school…

Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Are you ready for some fresh air? We are, too! Spring is here, and it’s time to open the windows and get a fresh start after a long winter. If you’re as eager as we are to welcome spring, here’s…

House Hunting During Spring Break

House Hunting During Spring Break

Do your plans for Spring Break include looking for a new home? Well, you’re in luck! Spring is an excellent time to buy a home. This is the season that the real estate market starts to heat up, and you’ll…

Selling a Small Home

Selling a Small Home

You may look at your small home and think – am I going to find a buyer? But don’t count your small house out just yet! There are many great ways to position your small house in the marketplace. All…

Daylight Saving Home Maintenance Checklist

Daylight Saving Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s time to spring forward on March 11. Are you ready? Daylight Saving Time is a great opportunity to catch up on maintenance around your home. Since it happens regularly each year, you can schedule certain tasks to coincide so…

Finding Common Ground When Buying

Finding Common Ground When Buying

Buying a home is a big decision, and can often cause lots of stress. This is doubly so if you and your partner have differences of opinion when it comes to choosing a home. While it can be frustrating to…

Can Music Sell Your Home?

Can Music Sell Your Home?

While it’s true that music can help soothe your soul, the question is – can it help sell your home? Are there ways in which you can use the emotional power of music to nudge potential buyers into making an…

Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan

Open floor plans have been popular in home design for many years now. In fact, more than 50 percent of newly constructed single-family homes are designed with these types of layouts. Although it may seem like everyone is getting on…

What Story Does Your Home Tell?

What Story Does Your Home Tell?

Your home is like your own personal museum. It tells the story of your life, houses a collection of your personal history, and reflects your tastes, attitudes and opinions. Houses with the best design reveal the unique character of their…

Best Garden Apps

Best Garden Apps

If winter has got you down, just know that longer days and warmer temperatures are right around the corner. And that means it’ll soon be time to tend to your garden. If you’re looking for inspiration or resources to get…

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in a lifetime. As such, it’s one you shouldn’t enter into without being fully informed. By being armed with knowledge, you’ll make better decisions and feel more…

Best Uses For a Smart Home Assistant

Best Uses For a Smart Home Assistant

If you haven’t jumped on the smart home assistant bandwagon yet, what are you waiting for? We understand that there may be a learning curve when using these new devices for the first time, like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home.…