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Keep Your Ducks in a Row

Keep Your Ducks in a Row

If you’re ready or thinking about taking the plunge into home ownership, it’s crucial that you’re 100% prepared. Keeping your ducks in a row will set you up for smooth sailing when you’re on the hunt. Here’s what you can do to prepare...

Expiration Dates Around the Home

Though your house and your appliances are not living and breathing, each and every item in your home has its own life expectancy.  The price tag on each of these can vary–whether it is the oven in the kitchen, the washer and dryer in the...

Common Home Buying Pitfalls

Common Home Buying Pitfalls

Buying a house is a major milestone, and is one that requires planning and patience. Since this is most likely the biggest purchase you will ever make, it’s understandable that it can be stressful. We have compiled a list of common home...

Don't Just Google It

Don’t Just “Google it”

“Google it.” That seems to be the answer to all of our questions, solutions to our problems, and has replaced the need for human connection for many important components of our lives. The convenience of the internet has made our way of life...

A Townhome Can be Many Different Things

A “townhome” can actually fall into all three categories: condominium (condo), Planned Unit Development (PUD), or a single family, attached home without Homeowner Association (HOA) fees. It can be confusing, we know! If you live in a...

Your Townhome is not what you Think it is

Your Townhome is not what you Think it is

The word “townhome” is actually just a marketing term? In the housing industry, a townhome is categorized and defined differently. We are interested in hearing what you consider a townhome to be — take the poll below! Our...

Top 10 Tools for your Toolbox

Top 10 Tools for your Toolbox

Don’t leave those pesky, minor fixes as a frustration — DIY! You don’t need to spend an arm and leg to call in a maintenance worker to repair some of the little things that go wrong in a home. With these 10 top tools, your toolbox...

Have No Fear, Platinum is Here

Have No Fear, Platinum is Here

Purchasing a home is one of the largest investments of our lifetime. Your nerves are heightened and your excitement is amplified, as you contemplate possible scenarios, figures, formulas, what you want, and/or what you need in a home. It all...

Make your home REALTOR® ready at a moment's notice

REALTOR® Ready at a Moment’s Notice

When you’re living in a home that’s on the market, keeping it realtor-ready can be quite the task. You’re probably hoping for 24-48 hours notice, but homes on the market can be shown at a moment’s notice–ready or not. At...

15 Ways to Organize Your Home

15 Ways to Organize Your Home

Clutter–it’s a common homeowner frustration, whether it’s the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, or even the garage. Clutter is everywhere! Summer is just around the corner, and the best way to kick back and relax is to have a...

Stages of Life and Average net Worth

Stages of Life… Roll the Dice!

The game of life, in a sense, is like a board game. We roll the dice, hoping to roll the perfect number that lands us where we want to end. For many of us, these dice rolls don’t always turn out as we planned. Each space acts as a checkpoint...

What Millennials Want in a Home

What Millennials Want in a Home

“Location, location, location” is commonly heard in real estate. Location is important for multiple reasons: great school systems, safe neighborhoods, accessibility to transportation, convenience  to popular places, etc. Time Money’s...

Wow the Neighbors & Welcome Your Guests

Wow the Neighbors and Welcome your Guests

Do you have neighbors competing for the best landscape or the greenest lawn on the block? They’re actually doing something right. Think about how many heads turn as people walk down the street, or how many people who stop to admire the view...

REALTORS: Pazazz to Sell That Next Home

REALTORS®: Pizazz to Sell That Next Home

REALTORS®, it is time to evaluate your marketing tactics and implement fresh ones to go with the Spring season.  Please know, we’re not just talking about spending a chunk of change on different advertising methods. These unique forms of...

1 out of 20 People are Flipping their House

1 out of 20 People are Flipping Their Houses

Home improvement projects benefit you in more ways than one–whether it makes you feel good you replaced the outdated style in your bathroom, upgraded to energy efficient products to save money, or increased the net worth of your proudest...

#staycation2015

Staycation 2015

It’s Spring Break, and the news feed on your social media is blowing up with posts of your friends on planes or laying on the beach sipping a fruity drink–Jealous because you don’t have big plans?  It probably feels like the entire...

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