Home Maintenance

What a Virtually “Maintenance-Free” Home Means

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When you’re approaching retirement age and want to downsize from your current home, you may consider 55+ communities – not just for their smaller size but for their promise of virtually maintenance-free living. But what exactly does virtually maintenance-free mean? Let’s explore. Many Baby Boomers facing retirement or actively in retirement have put a lot […]

Home Maintenance

You Bought a Home: Now What?

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Buying a new home can be exhilarating as well as terrifying. You’re embarking on a new journey in life, with many uncertainties yet a future filled with hope. You’ve signed on the dotted line; the home is yours. What are the next steps? Save All Paperwork First off, save all the papers you signed and […]

Home Decor

2017 Kitchen Trends

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With the new year upon us, it’s time to start thinking about your dream kitchen. Whether searching for a new home right now, or thinking for the future – here are some of the latest and greatest trends to expect in 2017 including cabinetry and colors. Cabinetry Say goodbye to those dark wood storage spaces […]

Home Decor

Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy

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  As the temperature drops, so too does your tolerance for outdoor activities. This means you’re spending more and more time in your home, bundled up under blankets watching movies, working on your laptop, cooking comfort foods, and drinking hot chocolate. There’s a lot more to keeping your home warm than just jacking up the […]

Holidays

Preparing Your New Home for the Holidays

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  If you’ve been lucky enough to buy a house this time of year and are getting ready to move in before the holidays, congratulations! This is an exciting time for home ownership because of all the family get-togethers, decorations and cheer that’s inescapable during this most festive of months. As you get settled in […]

Home Maintenance

Winterizing Your Home

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  Now that winter’s practically upon us, it’s time to start preparing for the cold and snowy months ahead. Failure to winterize can result in higher energy bills and more costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know to prepare your home for the colder weather throughout the winter season. Seal Your Windows and Doors […]