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Determining the Landscaping for Your Home

Your Home and Garden

Determining the Landscaping for Your Home. The landscape around your home is not just about good looks. Home value can also increase with fine-tuned and maintained landscaping. Before hiring a landscape designer to reconstruct your home, it’s helpful to compile a list of questions. You may share images of design styles and verify license and insurance,…Read More »

Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips. We all love a good pampering. Your home is no different. A little spring sprucing gives you house that extra special attention it needs. Whether you start on the inside or the outside, give your home some special treatment and it will reward you with more comfort, extra…Read More »

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

Landscaping Ideas

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners. In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread drought problems, installing sustainable, drought-tolerant landscaping not only saves water, it means your efforts will survive season to season, saving you both time and money. What…Read More »

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale. When a potential buyer considers a home for sale, they are looking for more than a home that “feels” good, they also want to make sure their needs and wants now and in the future can be met. One of these needs is often a concern for safety.…Read More »

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio. Do you have grand visions of a summer spent outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly live up to your expectations? Not to worry!…Read More »

Smart Home Trends

Smart Home Trends

There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes integrate smart technology. If you’re wondering what the latest trends are to trick-out your home,…Read More »

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows. The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a whole new look and transform a dull interior into a…Read More »

Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series

Real Estate Terminology

Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series. Every industry has its own vocabulary, and real estate is no exception. If you are newly in the home-buying market, you may find yourself stumped by the lingo, acronyms, abbreviations and jargon commonly used in real estate sales materials, online listings, contracts and the like. We do…Read More »

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage. If you’re even considering purchasing a home in the next year, the time to start the pre-approval process is now. Why so early? Here’s some advice to get you on track to a smooth purchase transaction. While you don’t want to actually apply for the loan until your…Read More »

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers Realtor.com has predicted that 2017 will be a hot year for millennials in the real estate market. Millennials are beginning to reach those milestones in life that drive people to buy a home – specifically, getting married and having kids. If you’re a young adult preparing to buy your first…Read More »