How to Design an Easy-Clean Home

Nov 2, 2017 8:04:00 AM Share this:

In my never-ending quest to find more time to relax, put my feet up and enjoy a glass of wine and a good book, I’m writing today about designing your home in a way that helps to minimize your cleaning time.


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Topics: DIY, Advice, Home Ownership, Home Decor & Furnishing

Is Your Home Winter Ready?

Oct 27, 2017 5:27:32 AM Share this:

Fall is one of the best times of the year to refocus on the maintenance of your home. With the chaos that the holidays bring and the change in the season, it’s best to plan ahead to ensure your home can endure upcoming festivities and colder months ahead. These simple ideas when done ahead of time can help you save both time and money:


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Topics: Advice, Home Maintenance

The Difference between a Condo, Townhouse, Co-op, and TIC

Aug 3, 2017 4:52:42 AM Share this:

 

When we think of buying a home, the first thing that comes to mind for many is a detached, single-family home (complete with grassy yard and dog). But for many, especially those looking to buy in an urban area, a condo, a townhouse or an apartment could be a more likely scenario.


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Topics: Buying, Advice, Home Ownership

What you should know about property taxes

Jun 28, 2017 3:35:01 AM Share this:

Property taxes are often forgotten when planning a budget for a home. It is important to understand how your property tax bill works as your monthly payment goes beyond just your mortgage. As a home buyer, you have several tax breaks available to you, and you have the ability to challenge your property tax if it seems too high. Here are a few things you need to know about property taxes:


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Topics: Finance, Advice

Finding Your Perfect Size Home

Jun 6, 2017 8:37:35 AM Share this:

Learn the reasons to go bigger or smaller and how to decide how much space you’ll really need in your next home

The size of your house can have a huge impact on your cost of living, comfort, ability to work from home and much more. If you are house hunting, or plan to house hunt in the near future, consider assessing your current living space first to better understand your needs. Here you’ll find the how-to, as well as things to mull over as you prepare for the hunt.

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Topics: Buying, Advice

What Millenials are Looking for in a Home

Apr 8, 2017 3:52:44 AM Share this:

Millennials. It's a term used to describe people born between the early 1980's to around the year 2000.


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Topics: Buying, Advice, Millennial Buyers

What to Look for: Hiring Contractors

Mar 7, 2017 6:55:40 AM Share this:

It can be tough deciding which contractor to go with. We've provided a brief list of tips to help.


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Topics: Advice, Repairs