Should I Fix or Sell? Seven Benefits of Selling a House As-Is

July 2, 2019

When you’ve decided to move on — whether you’re upsizing or downsizing, accepting a fantastic job offer in another city, or fleeing to (or from) the suburbs — think long and hard about what you really need to do to get your house market-ready. You may be tempted to go into renovation mode, but you […]


Preparing Your Home For Long Term Travel

June 11, 2019

Are you about to go on a long vacation? If your travels take you far from home for an extended period of time, it’s crucial to make sure your house is well-prepared in advance for your long absence. Here are some helpful hints for making sure your home stays safe from plumbing disasters, appliance mishaps […]


Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?

June 5, 2019

Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over moving. The 2019 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trend Report by NAR clarifies this point! NAR’s findings show that Baby Boomers (43%) and the Silent Generation (12%) made up 56% […]


The Ultimate Guide To Home Automation

May 29, 2019

With all the buzz surrounding it lately, there is still a lot of confusion over what exactly home automation is. Sounding like something futuristic and space age, the reality of home automation is actually a lot simpler and easy to understand. Home automation basically means anything in your house that can be controlled remotely or automatically, and it ranges […]


Buying a House in 2019: What You Need to Know

May 16, 2019

Buying a house is a minefield full of “I didn’t know thats.” From choosing the right home to qualifying for the best mortgage, you want to minimize the things you don’t know. So let’s lower your “didn’t-know” ratio. With a shifting lending landscape, unpredictable interest rates and down payment priorities based on your local market, […]


Home Remodeling: 5 Issues you are Likely to Face

April 24, 2019

Remodeling is an exciting proposition for home owners as it promises them a better and livelier abode however home remodeling doesn’t always come easy. It is no doubt an expensive and time consuming exercise, but most annoyingly it is often affected by lots of unforeseen issues. Here we discuss the five most commonly reported remodeling […]


9 Tips for Preparing a Fabulous Flower Bed

April 16, 2019

Dust off your vases, pitchers and mugs — your home will be overflowing with fresh-cut blooms in no time. Have you ever ended up with a bed of dead flowers, mountains of mulch and a whopping garden center receipt? Let’s do something about that, shall we? Get your gardening groove back with these nine tips. […]


Furnace, Boiler or Heat Pump? Time for Heating Systems 101

April 3, 2019

If your current heating system yields cold hands and frozen toes — it might be time to upgrade. Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however. […]


8 Top Tips to Take Advantage of New Tax Reform for 2019

March 27, 2019

Do you want to take advantage of all the tax savings that are available to real estate investors under the new tax reform?As a real estate investor, I’m here to share eight tax strategies you must know for 2019. Tax Tip #1: Overlooked Deductions As real estate investors, we are all pretty good about deducting […]


Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

March 20, 2019

   Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids, and buying a home. However, that does not mean that […]