Home Ownership

Nov. 5, 2019

WSJ: New Analysis shows people are staying in their homes longer

The Wall Street Journal published an article this week that I found so interesting, I wanted to share it. Do you think people choosing to stay longer in their current homes has contributed to a housing supply shortage in our area? Let me know you thoughts!

 

People Are Staying ...
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Oct. 11, 2019

4 Tips for Upgrading Your Kitchen on a Budget

After living in a home for a few years, you might start itching for a kitchen upgrade. However, it can be difficult to come up with a list of kitchen upgrades that you can complete on a budget. The average kitchen remodel costs nearly $20,000—a figure that is far ...

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Oct. 8, 2019

How to Add Drama to Your Front Door

If only your front door looked as good as the day you installed it. But it deals with a lot of foot traffic and may be showing its years. Don't worry! The simplest way to make a new statement is to paint it a new color. Here are some ...

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Sept. 27, 2019

Great Closet Secrets to Use Today

 Yes, there are a lot of professional closet organizers out there, but you shouldn't need an expensive consultant to get the most out of whatever storage space you have. All you need is a free weekend to realize at least one of your New Year's resolutions: a better-organized ...

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Sept. 23, 2019

4 Must-Do Tasks for Your Autumn Lawn

Do you want to ensure a beautiful lawn for next spring? There are things you can do now, as fall and winter approach, that will help keep your lawn intact so it can reveal its true beauty once the snow melts.

 

1. Be a good barber!

 

Give your grass ...

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Sept. 12, 2019

A Great Time to Buy!

Bidding wars. For a time, it seemed like certain homes in certain price points and markets were apt to sell in a multiple offer or "bidding war," situation. But is the tide shifting? Boston.com recently published an article that indicated multiple offer home sales are at an eight year ...
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Aug. 14, 2019

Make a Pet-Friendly Space

Hazard-proofing

 

Take a look around your house with fresh eyes to reveal a myriad of dangers to animals. The most common to watch out for are:

 

  • Anything that could choke or electrocute. Tuck away wires and looped cords, and keep pulls for window blinds short.
  • Food and medications ...
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June 7, 2019

5 Simple Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

No one likes cleaning the kitchen. It's a tedious chore. However, there are ways to make it less grueling. Check out our five kitchen cleaning hacks so you can save time to do the things you enjoy!

 

Oven hack

 

There are many techniques for cleaning your oven ...

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June 4, 2019

5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Lawn

5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard

 

Everyone wants a lawn covered with lush green grass and verdant plants. But what mistakes are preventing you from achieving this? Read on to learn about some common lawn care mistakes and how to prevent them. 

 

1. Cutting ...

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May 29, 2019

Planting an Edible Garden

While flower gardens are beautiful and peaceful, homeowners today are increasingly interested in planting small-scale edible gardens. The resulting produce may be better tasting than anything you can get in a supermarket. While you aren't likely to create a sustainable farm, you can have access to fresh produce straight ...

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