Tag Archives: Around The Home

Housing Market to “Spring Forward”

  Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward”! Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what … Continue reading

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Considering a Major Home Addition? Why a Detached Garage Can Drastically Improve Your Resale Price

Before you make a major structural change to your property, it is important to consider how this will affect your resale value. While there are many steps that you can take to improve your property, the addition of a detached … Continue reading

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Mortgage Budgeting 101: How to Determine What You Can and Can’t Afford

When taking on a new mortgage, it is important to know that you can afford to carry the debt load involved, as many people find themselves in financial trouble by spending more on real estate than they can comfortably maintain. … Continue reading

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Feng Shui 101: How This Ancient Art Can Help Improve Your Home Staging

Boosting ones’ chances of selling their home can be done in a number of ways. One simple way is to utilize the art of Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art, used to manipulate the flow of energy in your … Continue reading

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Sellers, Beware: Five Reasons You Might Not Get Top Dollar when You Sell Your Home (And How to Avoid Them)

For most people, their home is their largest asset, so they want to maximize that asset by getting top dollar when they sell. Here are a few reasons you might not get top dollar when you sell – and how … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Assessing Your Home’s Foundation for Cracks – And What to Do if You Find Them

When purchasing a home, there are a number of considerations that need to be taken into account. One of those considerations is the foundation of the home. No matter how perfect or suitable a property looks, taking the time to … Continue reading

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The 5-Minute Guide to Flood Insurance: What It Is, How It Works, and Whether You Need It

You’ve got house insurance, and assume your property is covered for any type of detrimental occurrence that can possibly take place. However, not all homeowners are aware that home insurance policies don’t necessarily cover damage related to a flood, as … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

While most homeowners are vigilant about regularly wiping down surfaces, disinfecting bathrooms, dusting furniture and mopping floors, there are many nooks and crannies that don’t receive as much attention. Continue reading

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Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring

If you live in a climate where your yard has been hibernating for months, then you’re probably ready for warmer weather and a hint of green outside your kitchen window. Continue reading

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It’s Almost Spring Cleaning Time! Kick Clutter To The Curb With These Home Cleaning Tips

Spring is around the corner, and it’s time to get your home in order! Continue reading

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