How To Avoid The Wrong Real Estate Agent

It’s the one of the biggest purchases and investments of your life so you need the best advisors available to assist you with the process. That’s where working with a top-notch REALTOR® comes into play.  It’s essential you find the right REALTOR® for you.  With the ease of being able to obtain a license, you…

9 Kitchen Improvements Under $100

Want to spruce up your kitchen but stuck on a tight budget? Check out the list of improvements you can do for under $100. These tips will come in handy when you’re ready to list your home to sell on the market or if you just want a new look for your space. 1. REFRESH…

10 Home Chores To Do Annually

You can thank me later for this but there is such a thing as over-cleaning! Here are 10 chores around the home that you really only need to do annually…excluding special circumstances. Let’s dive in! 1. Curtains & Drapes Unfortunately, I don’t mean the dusting part. You’ll want to dust at least once a month….

Why NOW Is the Time to Buy

If you’ve been considering purchasing a home, you’re probably wondering if this is the right time of year to make your move. The market is fast changing with new laws coming into play, interest rates on the rise, and a whole slew of other things you have to face when it comes time to picking…

5 Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Is your bathroom small? It’s the worst, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, small bathrooms are very common and are usually the smallest rooms in the house. I bet it always feels cramped and tight in there. You might not be able to change the square footage but adjustments in organization and storage space can make a…

From “I Do” to “Welcome Home”

Newlyweds are saying “I do” to each other and equate to more than half of first time home buyers that are also saying “I do” to their dream homes. It makes sense! When you put two hearts together, the time comes to find a home to nourish that love. A home that brings both of…

Fall Leaves Bring Sold Signs

Summer has come to an end and you probably are thinking you’ve lost the opportunity to sell and need to wait until next summer. That’s far from the truth! Although it’s not as hectic and crazy with the swarm of buyers on the market, the fall season brings out the most serious of lookers. They…

Why You Don’t Need a Buyer or Listing Specialist

There are all kinds of specialists in real estate….luxury home specialist, first time home buyer specialist, down-sizing specialist, affordable housing specialist, military specialist, etc…. Are you confused, yet? If I wasn’t a Realtor, I would be.  There’s nothing wrong with agents who specialize and, in some cases, it could be a benefit to the client. …

The Incredible Joy of Owning Your Home

If you haven’t bought a home yet, you’re missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your door, put down your keys, settle into your couch and breathe a sigh of relief while thinking, “Finally, it’s mine (or ours)!” Don’t forget the joy of looking at all of your boxes, rolling…

Don’t Replace Your Real Estate Agent With The Internet

With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it’s no surprise that everything, including real estate, is moving fast into the era of the internet. From Amazon to Uber, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we want when we want with ease. The real estate industry isn’t…

5 Ways To Save For A Down Payment On Your Dream Home

Everyone knows you need a down payment if you want to buy a house (well, let’s say almost everyone).  However, with rent, car payments, student loans and all the other financial commitments you have, how do you get that down payment together? First, I want to clear up one misconception.  You do not…I repeat…you DO…