Ways to protect your home from burglary


According to the US Department of Justice, an American home is the victim of burglary every 15 seconds. “With the national economy getting worse, burglary is again becoming a more common crime,” said Charles Sczuroski, senior trainer for the National Crime Prevention Council. While the average loss in a burglary is more than $2,000 in […]

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Useful energy-saving projects for your home


Renovating your home to save energy doesn’t have to involve a major remodeling project. The following fast and easy energy-saving projects can help reduce your energy consumption and carbon footprint – and even your monthly energy bill!   Manage energy use of electronics. Most of us leave our computers, tablets, routers, and printers plugged in […]

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Tips on how to sell your flip faster


Buying low, selling high, and selling fast are the goals all flippers aim for. Unfortunately, the longer a house sits on a market, the more it can cut in to your bottom line. While experienced flippers know there is no one thing that makes a home sell fast, there are a number of things flippers […]

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Buying your first home can be an exciting


Buying your first home can be an exciting – albeit stressful – time. Unfortunately, many first time buyers are left with feelings of regret once closing is finished and the last papers are signed. According to a recent survey by Nerd Wallet, almost 50% of buyers said they would approach buying differently if they could […]

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What to do before you start your house hunt

House hunting is an exciting experience, and many buyers are eager to jump straight into listings. However, before you ever think about scheduling your first showing, there are a few things you should do. The following are four things that can help every potential buyer before starting a house hunt!   Get pre-qualified Getting pre-qualified […]

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Tips on creating a color scheme for your home


A fresh coat of paint is a fast and inexpensive way to make over the look of any room in your home. While there are no right and wrong paint colors, it’s important that all the rooms in your home work together to form a cohesive and consistent design. The following tips can help you […]

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Tips for choosing the best offer for your home


Congratulations! You worked hard to get your home ready to go on the market, and that hard work has paid off. Before you start reviewing offers, use these tips to create a plan that will allow you to choose the best offer for your home. 1.   Don’t take offers personally You love your home and […]

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Role of a real estate agent in your homeownership process


The road to homeownership can be difficult and is often filled with unexpected bumps and turns. Because of this, the right real estate agent can make navigating the process easier and less stressful from start to finish. While real estate apps and listing websites have made it easier than ever to search for homes, nothing […]

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What Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover?


Homeowner’s insurance is a necessity for all homeowners; in fact, you may not even be able to close on your home without it! Insurance protects our home and belongings against natural disasters, burglaries, and more; however, many homeowners are often confused when it comes to the specifics of their policies. While the specific coverage differs […]

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What to Know about Preliminary Title Reports


After entering into a contract on a home, both buyers and sellers are given the opportunity to review the preliminary title report. While they can be boring and at times difficult to read because of the amount of legalese, these important documents provide information about a home you won’t see in a listing – or […]

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