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9 Emerging Home Trends to Keep an Eye On

When it comes to home decor and design, there are few better resources than Pinterest.  The unique social media platform is a hub of all things home-related. Its “pins” are filled with aesthetic inspiration, organizational and storage ideas, and even tips and hacks for cleaning, landscaping, cooking, and more.   The site recently announced the [...]

By |2020-01-20T11:48:32-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: DIY, Home|Tags: |

Thanksgiving Table Settings: 8 of the Best Table Setting Ideas

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, the food is usually front and center. In fact, you may have already planned the meal, jotted down a shopping list, and assigned sides and desserts to friends and family members. But what about your table settings? Have you covered those yet? Do you plan to? It might seem [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:48:41-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |

Toolbox Must-Haves for New Homeowners

The prospect of being a new homeowner — particularly a first-time homeowner — is exhilarating. Finally free of your landlord, you have the chance to personalize your new abode. Of course, without a landlord, you also have the added responsibility of managing the upkeep of your new home. And, as any experienced homeowner will [...]

By |2019-11-04T10:36:41-05:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Home, Maintenance, Misc|Tags: , |

The Benefits of Multi-Generational Living (And How to Do it Successfully)

Multi-generational living is on the rise. In fact, according to recent data from the Pew Research Center, a whopping 64 million Americans currently live in multi-generational households, sharing their homes with parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and more.  In total, about one in five households is multigenerational. It’s no wonder why, either. With home prices [...]

By |2019-10-23T10:35:39-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: |

9 Things You Can Do to Keep Your House Warm in the Colder Months

It's time to think about preparing your home for the late fall and winter ahead. Taking these steps will not only keep you warm, but they can also save you money. Here are 9 things you can do to ensure you and your family are cozy and comfortable all winter long. Prep your furnace [...]

By |2019-10-21T12:34:22-04:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Home, Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

10 Best Days to Buy a Home (Mark Your Calendars!)

We’re officially into fall, and if you’ve been thinking about buying a home, we’re quickly approaching the best days of the year to do it. According to a study from ATTOM Data Solutions, October, November, and December claim nine out of the year’s 10 best home buying days overall.  The study looked at 18 [...]

By |2020-01-21T07:22:32-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Home, Purchase|Tags: , |

Is Refinancing Your Mortgage Worth the Money?

With mortgage rates at historic lows at the time of publication, many homeowners are wondering: is it time to refinance? Though a refinance has the potential to bring about some serious benefits (a lower payment, less interest paid, a quicker pay-off timeline, for example), the truth is it's not right for everyone. It's important [...]

By |2019-09-26T10:13:55-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Financial, Home, Mortgage, Refinance|Tags: |