Brighten Up Your Home This Spring

Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer.

As the signs of spring make their first appearances in nature, it is time to pay tribute to the joy and jubilance of nature. It’s also time to wake up your home with a new, modern and fresh look. 

Here are a few tips to help you cheer up your home this spring:

How Fire Safe Is Your Home?

Did you know that if a fire starts in your home you may have as little as two minutes to escape? During a fire, early warning from a working smoke alarm plus a fire escape plan that has been practiced regularly can save lives. Learn what else to do to keep your loved ones safe!

Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

With energy costs eating up a larger portion of our income more than ever before, it is very important to take all possible measure to conserve energy.  Here are some tips to help you save energy, save money, and do your part for the environment.

Heating and Cooling
About 60% of energy costs in a typical home are tied up in heating and cooling and 20% in hot water. So, these are the first places to look when it comes to saving energy.

Top 10 Features Home Buyers Want

Before making the decision to buy, people shopping for homes consider many factors, including the location of the house, the school district, size of the lot and also interior features. Most buyers insist on a house that grants most of their wishes, but shoppers often settle for a house without getting everything they want.

Save Water!

Water is one of the world's most precious commodities. Whether you're building a new home, have purchased an older home, or are simply trying to cut down on utility bills, there are many measures you can take to conserve water.

Financial Resolutions for 2016

It’s that time of year to make new goals and resolutions. There are probably some financial resolutions on your list, or at least there should be. Some may be broad, such as “Save more money.” Some may be specific, such as “Buy a home before July.” Here are 5 realistic, specific financial resolutions you can add to your 2016 resolution list and how to achieve them.

 

Pitfalls of Selling your own Home

While saving on Real Estate commissions can seem appealing when trying to sell your home, listing your home For Sale by Owner, or FSBO, can end up costing you more time and money than what it’s worth. Consider the following pitfalls of selling your own home to determine if you want to move forward on your own or if you would rather hire a Real Estate professional to assist you.

 

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