5 Unusual and Useful Home Cleaning Products

Cleaning your home before a move can be tedious, especially when there are other tasks to be done. You may discover stains, grease, and grime that you have no idea how to remove. However, there are some useful home cleaning products that you probably already own– and they work better than industrial chemical cleaners. Here […]

Home Decor: 5 Ways to Make a House a Home

As the classic saying goes, “home is where the heart is”. But sometimes, it takes a little bit more than that to really make your house feel like a home. We’ve all visited a space that just feels ‘homey’. It’s warm and inviting and makes you want to sit and enjoy. But what are some of those […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Neighborhood

Choosing a neighborhood is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when purchasing a new home. It determines your lifestyle; like whether or not you’re going to be driving a lot, the schools your kids go to, nearby amenities and what jobs you can take.  After you finish unpacking your moving truck, a neighborhood should […]

Buying your First House: Part 1

Buying your first house is a decision that should not be taken lightly.  I have been thinking about buying a home for some time and it is exciting!  That being said, it is also important to consider all the details and how your life will change.  Long before you ever see your first house there […]

How to Use Redfin to Buy a Home

In today’s real estate market, having the right online resource is just as important as having the right agent. The number of homes for sale has been at historic lows, which means prospective home buyers have to stay connected and well informed to be competitive. So how does the right real estate website make you […]

Preparing Your Home for Winter Storms

Preparing your home for winter storms starts long before the first snowflake falls. Before the forecast calls for extreme weather, make sure your home is in the best possible condition. Proactive Preparation While the weather is still decent, take these household precautions: Insulation: making sure your home is properly insulated to keep the warmth in […]

Snowbirds: How to Close Up Your Home for Winter

For those living in the northern United States or Canadian cities such as Vancouver, migrating away from home during winter is quite appealing. As snowbirds travel to warmer cities such as Los Angeles, San Antonio, or Phoenix, it is crucial to properly close up your home for winter. Here are some important steps to take in winterizing your […]

Fire Safety for Your New Home

The summer months may be behind us, but the importance of fire safety in your home is more imminent than ever. October 9th marks Fire Prevention day, a tradition stemming from the Great Chicago Fire that occurred 144 years ago on this exact day. Although this campaign comes once a year, fire safety should be […]

Five Reasons Not to Move Back to Your Hometown

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can never go home again”? While you may have loved growing up in your hometown, renting a moving truck and heading back there as an adult is not always ideal. So can you really go home again? Yes, but it may not always be how you remembered it. […]

Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is just like you see on TV. You look at three homes, pick the one you want, put in an offer and become a homeowner, right? Wrong. Buying your first home takes quite a bit of stamina, desire, and commitment to get through a very time consuming and complicated process. But it is […]

Six Tips to Winterize Your Home

As I sat down to research “how to winterize your home,” I quickly learned a lot! Living in Phoenix, Arizona, the Valley of the Sun, I realized that I probably think about winter differently than people who don’t live in Phoenix… as in: “Winter, where are you?” But, thinking about getting my home ready for […]

Drapes vs Blinds For Your Home

Decorating your home is the a great stage in your moving process where you can really make your home your own. Windows bring life into your home and how you decorate them will determine the tone of your new home. Here is what you need to know about drapes vs. blinds for your home. Drapes Function– Heavy […]

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