Everything is getting smart these days. Phones were smart, then the thermostats. And now you can buy smart lighting, smart locks, smart cameras and even smart little sensors that can tell you when there’s a water leak or a window is unlocked. What about your appliances, though? Smart appliances do exist, and they’ve seen a … Continue reading Smart Appliances : 101
You know “what goes up must come down,” so goes the saying. And, to that end, what goes forward must also go in reverse. Turns out the same also applies to mortgages, well sort of. Except, instead of being a direct inverse from a “forward” mortgage, reverse mortgages are kind of their own special thing. … Continue reading Reverse Mortgage?
“Siri, what’s the temperature today?” “Alexa, play amazon fire tv!” “Google, turn off the lights!” You know the drill. We’re all starting to talk to ourselves under the guise of speaking to our smart speakers and voice assistants. There’s nothing at all wrong with this, and it’s a future no one could have conceived even … Continue reading Smart Switches and Light Plugs Can Do What For My Home?
Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home Everybody makes mistakes, particularly when it comes to their credit. The process by which your credit score is generated has long been veiled in shadows, making it particularly easy to misstep without even knowing it. Yet, there are certain mistakes that homebuyers make again and again, … Continue reading The Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
Trying to understand how your property taxes are calculated can often feel like unraveling one of the deepest mysteries of the universe. And, it is vitally important that you get your arms around this, if you are subject to it, as it’s often a large expense that you may be burdened with for a lifetime. … Continue reading How Are Property Taxes Calculated?
The snow starts to melt, the brightly colored flowers are blooming, and robins boogie cheerfully around the yard, another cycle of the real estate market begins. If you are considering listing your home this year, it’s not too late to get started. March and April can be great months for putting your house in front … Continue reading What to Do Before Listing Your Home This Spring!
REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. When you’re shopping for a house, or even just considering buying one, there’s one person that you absolutely need on your side: a Realtor®. … Continue reading You need a Realtor® to Ease Your Home Purchase, Here’s Why.
Using Paint to Enhance the Size of a Room Paint colors can drastically affect the feeling of a room. It can make it enjoyable to be in, or leave you feeling uncomfortable. It can alter the perception of the room’s shape and size and add to, or take away from, the atmosphere you’re trying to … Continue reading Using Paint to Enhance the Size of a Room
Save Your Home From Dryer Fires Every year, more than 2900 home fires are started by clothes dryers. The leading cause of these fires are from a build of up lint from lack of maintenance. The removable lint filter unfortunately doesn’t catch all of the cloth and fabric particles, so maintenance requires a little more … Continue reading Save Your Home From Dryer Fires
Summer has come to an end and you probably are thinking you’ve lost the opportunity to sell, and need to wait till next summer. But that’s far from the truth! Although it’s not as hectic and crazy with the swarm of buyers on the market, the fall season brings out the most serious of lookers. … Continue reading Fall Leaves Bring Sold Signs