Keeping Your Home Secure During the Holidays

Going home for the holidays? You’ll be in good company: one-quarter of Americans take to the open road – or sky – to reunite with family to celebrate the holidays every year.

Besides meaning a time to enjoy the company …

Tips From the Pros: 6 Home Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

Remodeling your home? If so, there’s some planning required on your part before you dive into whatever project you’re working on. Keep in mind that while certain things you do will help the project in a positive way, there are …

6 Decorating Trends That Never End

When it’s time to make major changes to your house, you’ll likely follow many other homeowners in checking the latest trends. You may also feel torn between following those trends and going for a more classic look. The pressure for …

Can You Combine Two Adjacent Condo Units Into One Larger One?

You love your home, but you’re starting to outgrow it. An obvious possibility is to expand on it – but what if your home is a condominium?

The answer would still be the same – you could still add on …

5 Ways Real Estate Agents Save You Money When Selling Your Home

It’s understandable – after finally selling your home, it can be tough to fork over the commission fee to a real estate agent. But before you fall into the FSBO trap, consider one very important thing: real estate agents can …

Home Staging Tips Using the Five Senses

To sell a home quick, real estate agents will often recommend higher-income clients hire a home stager. The stager comes into a home, removes extra furniture, and makes aesthetic changes that make the home easier to sell. The end result …

Marsala Magic: Incorporating the Color of the Year into Your Decor

When many people hear the word “Marsala,” they think of the Italian wine. Only after Pantone named it the color of the year did homeowners and interior decorators realize the beautiful red-brown color of Marsala wine actually looks great on …

The Bank of Mom and Dad Becoming More Popular For Young Buyers Tight on Cash

With sky high housing prices, strict credit requirements, and mounds of student debt, it can be tough for parents to cut the financial cord to their adult kids.

More and more young homebuyers are relying on friends and family to …

5 Quick & Easy Fall Scent-sational Décor Ideas for Your Home

If your home is currently on the market, spicing up your home with some quick ideas will make your buyers feel welcomed home.

SMELL – What do they smell? 

Add some fall décor scents.  Pumpkins, cinnamon and apple pie

6 Ideas for Creative and Unique Housewarming Gifts

As the real estate market picks up, almost everyone knows someone in the process of buying a house. Once the boxes are unpacked and the place starts to feel like home, it’s only natural to start planning a housewarming party. …