The cold weather has rolled in and winter is officially here. Have you taken the time to protect your home from the season’s harsh conditions? If not, it’s time to do so — before the cold weather impacts your property, your utility bills or, worse yet, your family’s health. Here are the most important winter [...]
Winter has a special way of arriving early every year, catching many of us unprepared — and major winter storms can have catastrophic results. Winter storms and sub-zero temperatures increase the risk of fires, car accidents, frostbite, hypothermia, and heart attacks. Power outages caused by heavy snow and driving winds can last days, even weeks. [...]
You hear a lot about buying a home in the spring and summer — the so-called “hot” times to buy. But what few home buyers know? Buying in those times actually might work against you. With more competitive, higher prices and less available agents, lenders, and other vendors, buying in prime time might not [...]
Are you a winter person? If you’re not, winter can be a long and difficult season. So, what can you do to get by? Here are some simple ways to make the most of these colder months: Dress for winter. The best way to face winter weather is to be prepared for it. When you [...]
While the days grow shorter and temperatures dip lower, there’s still time to get your home ready for the winter ahead. In addition to stowing away deck furniture and prepping the lawn and garden for the winter, here is a simple checklist of things you can do to make sure your home is warm and cozy for the winter.