Top Ten Tips to Sell Your Home

If you’ve made the decision to put your house on the market, there are a few more steps you need to take before you put the “For Sale” sign in your front yard. In fact, by taking the time to carefully go through your house from the perspective of a potential buyer, you’ll see the […]

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Spring Maintenance Tips to Protect Your Home’s Value

If the thought of spring cleaning makes you long for winter, it’s time to think about these annual chores in a new way. By dedicating just a few days to complete these simple tasks, you will keep your home running smoothly and protect your investment at the same time. Inside Your Home As the weather […]

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7 Simple Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

Spring is the perfect time to invigorate your home’s façade. Even if you aren’t trying to sell your home but merely want to spruce it up, there’s a definite benefit to enhancing and preserving your home’s curb appeal. Exterior upgrades consistently rank among the best home improvement projects for their strong return on investment. That’s […]

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3 Questions to Ask When Looking for the Right Builder

Though builders might generally use similar tools and materials when building homes, not all are alike when it comes to things like technique, training and customer service. Finding the right builder whose business approach aligns well with your personal preferences is essential to a pleasant home-building experience. The builder will be asking you plenty of […]

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Choosing the Right Professional to Help You Stay in Your Home

  While some home owners may dream about retiring to a tropical island or downsizing to a smaller home, an increasing number prefer to “age in place.” This means they want to continue living in their current home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or limited mobility. As waves of baby boomers begin to consider […]

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Simple Steps to Financing Your First Home

As the economy continues to grow and consumer confidence steadily rises, many first-time home buyers – including millennials – are gearing up to become home owners. Yet, the abundant amount of paperwork involved in the home financing process can intimidate even the most eager of prospective home buyers. Fortunately, with advanced preparation and a personalized […]

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Top Design Trends of 2017

  Curious about the latest home design trends? At the start of each year, the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) recognizes dozens of new projects from this past year that featured the most innovative layouts and eye-catching design elements. Among a wide variety of award-winning homes, several design trends are evident and will be […]

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How to Reduce Winter Energy Bills

Aside from those who play the part of Ebenezer Scrooge in a Christmas Carol, no one should be forced to wear a night cap to bed because their home is too cold. But as the winter months bring chilly temps to many parts of the country, some will do whatever it takes to offset rising […]

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Top 10 Tips to Sell Your Home

  If you’ve made the decision to put your house on the market, there are a few more steps you need to take before you put the “For Sale” sign in your front yard. In fact, by taking the time to carefully go through your house from the perspective of a potential buyer, you’ll see […]

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Preparing to Buy in 2017

If 2017 is the year you’ve decided to purchase a new home – whether as a first-time or move-up buyer – it’s wise to start preparing now. Following a few simple tips will help put you in a better position to find a home that’s right for you. Prioritize Your Must-Haves First-time home buyers should […]

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