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Tidying Tips for First-Time Homeowners
January 24, 2019

Since Tidying Up with Marie Kondo premiered on Netflix earlier this month, it seems like everyone we talk to has hopped on the tidying-up bandwagon. For folks who haven’t seen the show or read the bestselling book, the gist of...

10 Apartment Amenities Homebuyers Want To Look For In 2019
January 22, 2019

For homebuyers looking to purchase an apartment in 2019, there are certain amenities you should definitely consider. Be sure to examine amenities with a critical eye. A building that greatly increases the cost with fancy finishes might not be worth...

Amenities Home Buyers Should Look For In 2019
December 11, 2018

If you are considering purchasing a home in 2019, you are undoubtedly dreaming of the amenities and features that are important to you. As more millennial buyers move into the market and seek out their first space, the housing market...

Is Your Home Halloween-Ready? Our Tips on How To Haunt Your House!
October 22, 2018

It’s a fact: great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating are great places to live year-round. With Halloween just around the corner, that means it’s time for many home owners to get their trick-or-treater game in gear. First Halloween as a homeowner? New...

These Paint Colors Can Add Thousands to a Home’s Pricetag
September 26, 2018

Hoping to add a few dollars to the selling price of your current home? Then it might be time to break out the rollers, brushes, and painter’s tape. According to a recent study by the folks at Zillow, painting your...

Five Spring Home Maintenance Tasks for New Homeowners
April 23, 2018

The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The weather is finally warming up. If you’re a homeowner, spring heralds not just longer days and warmer temperatures, but a host of home maintenance tasks. And if it’s your first spring...

Color Therapy—What Colors Should You Paint Your Home?
November 9, 2017

Owning a new house is like inheriting a sprawling 2500-square ft blank canvas to paint on—your very own space to add colors, accents, and items that express all the vibes and personality of your home. If you have a habit...

Throw the Perfect Housewarming Party This Fall
November 3, 2017

Half the fun of being a homeowner is being able to show off your superb house hosting skills to all of your friends and family—and what better season to host a party than in beautiful, colorful autumn? If you need...

7 Home Maintenance Tasks for Autumn (and One to Put Off Until Next Year)
October 4, 2017

For most Americans, autumn means falling leaves, cozy fires, and pumpkin-spice everything. For homeowners, the arrival of fall also means it’s time to get cracking on some home maintenance tasks.  Put these items on your to-do list in the coming...

Keeping Your Home Safe From Fire
August 23, 2017

Fewer people die in home fires now than they did in decades past, thanks to smoke detectors, building codes that require fire-retardant construction materials, and general fire safety awareness. But fires still cause thousands of deaths every year, and even...