Staycation ideas for the family

The Covid-19 crisis has led to many families cancelling their spring and summer travel plans. While our couches may not be able to compete with a beach-front cabana, there are still plenty of ways to have fun at home! Although a staycation, or a vacation that takes place entirely at home, might not be your […]

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Indoor plants that help purify the air

House plants add color and vibrancy to any space. Whether it is a tiny desktop succulent or a large potted palm, plants can help brighten any room. In addition to breathing life into a space, houseplants can also help the actual air we breathe. A variety of houseplants are known to improve indoor air quality.  […]

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How to prep your home for the summer

The long days, hot temperatures, and blazing sun of summer are just around the corner! Make sure your home is ready to handle the warmer weather; the following five tips can help prep your home for the summer. 1. Have the air conditioner serviced It seems as if air conditioning units only go out during […]

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How to keep bugs away from your home and yard

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy being outside. Unfortunately, nothing can ruin a beautiful day outside faster than bugs and insects. Mosquitos, flies, ants, and other insects can make outdoor living spacing unbearable; follow these tips to help keep bugs away from your home and yard this summer! 1.       Prevent standing water Standing water not […]

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Tips on how to be a good landlord

While purchasing an investment property might seem like an excellent way to create passive income, being a landlord is a far from passive occupation. From tenants who constantly complain, those who don’t pay their rent, and even those who seriously damage a property, becoming a landlord comes with additional stress and responsibilities. Great landlords attract […]

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Kitchen layout ideas to consider for your home renovation

A kitchen is much more than just where you cook and store food; for many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. This can also make kitchens one of the most difficult rooms to design; what appliances need to be included? Will the family eat there? How much counter space do you need? […]

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What to know about buying a house during the pandemic

The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every aspect of American life. Many employees now work from home, vacations have been postponed or cancelled, and even the way we shop for groceries has been changed. But what does this mean for those looking to buy or sell a home?  While it may be in the […]

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Home buying tips for veterans

Buying a home is a major emotional milestone. This is especially true for veterans, who spend the majority of their careers moving from base to base without a permanent place to call home. Whether you are currently actively serving in the military or a veteran, there are a number of benefits specifically for military members. […]

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Ideas for a well-organized children’s bedroom

  Children’s bedrooms are notoriously difficult to keep clean and organized. Piles of loose Legos, cups full of crayons, and boxes of blocks can be easily dumped onto the floor; when combined with most children’s natural tendency towards messiness, this can lead to a massive mess. Instead of simply closing the bedroom door, it is […]

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What to expect when working with a realtor

How do you find the right agent? How do realtors get paid? How does working with an agent benefit me? These are common questions asked by buyers and sellers when thinking about hiring a real estate agent. Whether you’re a first time buyer, purchased a previous property without the help of an agent, or listed […]

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