You’re done buying your new home and, at last, the moving truck’s been unloaded. Now it’s time to unpack and make the new place your own – a labor-intensive process that will go a lot easier when you follow these five quick tips. … More After the Move: 5 Fast and Easy Ways to Feel at Home
Unless you’ve purchased a brand-new home that includes warranties on the newly installed systems and appliances, there’s no guarantee you’re covered for repair or replacement if something stops working in your new place. One way for buyers of pre-owned homes to protect themselves against the risk of costly repairs is to consider purchasing a home warranty. Here are a few things you should know about them. … More 6 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Warranties
The home-buying approach varies from generation to generation—and in order to overcome down payment hurdles, millennial buyers are transforming the standards of homeownership set by baby boomers … More Millennials Are Redefining Home-Buying Standards
f you’re selling a home for the first time, it’s quite a different ballgame from what you experienced as a first-time buyer.
Ultimately, you’re in control of the process. You call the shots on prepping your home for sale, deciding on a listing price, accepting (or rejecting) offers, and a host of other factors.
But you might want to heed the following tips from RE/MAX Masterpiece Realty. … More 8 Tips for First-Time Sellers
Guest post from Jessica Thiefels Your garage can be one of two things: an empty space for cars to park and clutter to build-up over time, or it can be a useable space that provides value to new homeowners. When you’re competing in a competitive market, you want your garage to be the latter. Use … More 4 Ways to Make Your Garage a Selling Point
Reprinted from Washington Post. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Hurricane Irma is a catastrophic storm, and it’s heading toward South Florida. If it makes landfall there, it will be the first hurricane to do so since Wilma in 2005. The effects could be devastating. Because of the potential impact, Florida residents should be coming up … More How to prepare for Hurricane Irma
As you tour homes, do you stop in the backyard and visualize your friends and family fighting over the first burgers off the grill while the dogs play in the yard?
If outdoor entertaining is a priority in your new home, here are four things to look for. … More Find a Home with the Perfect Backyard BBQ Spot
At any age, a move can be stressful. But for school-age kids, a major move means changing schools, adjusting to new curriculum and finding new friends. Here are a few things you can do to help ease the transition and encourage kids during a school transfer. … More 4 Tips to Help Kids Adjust to a new School After a Move
Summer will soon be winding down, so make time to enjoy your yard or patio with friends while you still can!
Here are a few suggestions for a stellar backyard bash, featuring one of our favorite backyards from our current listings. … More 7 cool tips for backyard summertime fun
Just as hygge becomes mainstream, a new Scandinavian trend is hitting lifestyle blogs, websites and even the world’s largest furniture retailer. Have you heard? 2017 is the year of lagom. Are you looking to achieve a “just right” home in 2017? Here are three easy steps, and photos from our newest listing, that truly embodies lagom. … More Living Lagom: Three Steps to Creating your ‘Just Right’ Home