The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

By | General, Home Tips

One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up,has gained popularity with her new Netflix series. She gives… Continued

February 6, 2019

Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap!

By | Home Tips

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, reported on what he calls a “Rental Affordability Crisis.” He warns that, “Low rental… Continued

August 30, 2016

COOL HOUSES THAT USED TO BE OTHER THINGS

By | General, Home Tips

A traditional home just not doing it for you? The loft frenzy — especially when those lofts were being converted from old factories and warehouses connected with homebuyers in part because they offered the opportunity to do things a little bit differently. Namely, without walls and, in some case, real ceilings. But these structures go… Continued

April 7, 2016

HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR HOME IS MAKING YOU SICK?

By | General, Home Tips

Between flu season and spring allergies and surprise summer colds, it can be difficult to stay healthy. But what if the biggest culprits aren’t high pollen counts or people who don’t cover their mouths when they sneeze? It could be that your house is making you sick. “Toxins, pesticides, gases, mites, and molds are everywhere,… Continued

February 16, 2016