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2019 Home Design Trends

2019 Home Design Trends

Happy New Year! It’s 2019 – are you ready for a home décor re-boot? It’s that time of year when many homeowners want to declutter, get organized, and try out new looks in their living spaces. Are you one of them? Then read on to find out what experts are predicting will be the hottest…Read More »

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Embrace Wabi-Sabi at Home This Year

Are you exhausted from trying to live your best, most perfect life? Then maybe it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. So what exactly is wabi-sabi, and how can you apply it to your life at home? Here are some practical tips. What is wabi-sabi? Wabi-sabi is a concept that originated with Zen…Read More »

Bad Cleaning Habits

Bad Cleaning Habits

The New Year is here! For many homeowners, that means cleaning and organizing to start 2019 off on a good foot. Although you may have the best of intentions, you could be making some common cleaning mistakes. By trying to take shortcuts, you may actually be creating more work for yourself. Let’s take a look…Read More »

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

Throw a New Year’s Eve Party at Home

If you bought a home in 2018, it’s time to celebrate! Why not throw a New Year’s Eve party to both welcome in the New Year and show-off your house to your friends and family? You don’t need tons of money or time to prepare in order to host an unforgettable celebration. Here are some…Read More »

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Is there anything cozier than a wood-burning fireplace on a cold winter’s night? Maybe it’s what sold you on our current house. Or perhaps it’s a wish list item for the house you’d like to buy in 2019. Although fireplaces can be charming and cost-saving features, they do require regular maintenance to keep them working…Read More »

Title Vs. Deed

Title Vs. Deed

If you’re buying a home, then you’ve probably heard the terms “title” and “deed.” While these words are often used interchangeably, they are in fact different. And it’s important to understand the distinction when you’re getting ready to purchase a home. Let’s take a look at these two common terms. What is a title? In…Read More »

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

Skipping a Mortgage Payment

The holiday season usually brings with it additional expenses. In fact, if you’re not careful, you may discover that you’ve overextended yourself. Perhaps you’re wondering what would happen if you skipped a mortgage payment this month. While we don’t recommend missing a mortgage payment, it isn’t something that you can’t recover from. But you need…Read More »

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

2019 Resolutions for Home Sellers

Is selling your home on your to-do list for 2019? While selling a home can be a big undertaking, it’s much easier if you strategize and set goals. If you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next few months, why not use the New Year to help you get started? Here…Read More »

What is a credit freeze?

What is a credit freeze?

Are you worried about having your sensitive financial information stolen over the holidays? Then you may be considering a credit freeze. But if you’re also preparing to buy a home, a credit freeze could become problematic. Here’s what you need to know about credit freezes and how they can affect your ability to qualify for…Read More »

Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

Buy a Home Perfect For Entertaining

It’s the holiday season, which means at some point you’ll probably be entertaining in your home in the next few weeks. If you’re somebody who enjoys being a host, then it’s important to think about that when you’re searching for a new home. Here’s what to look for if you want to buy a home…Read More »