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December Honey-Do List for Your Home

I can’t believe that it’s already December! As 2016 rapidly approaches, there are a few things you can do around your home to prepare for the holidays and the new year. Coldwell Banker Blue Matter recently published a great December Honey-Do List. A few of my favorites are: “Clean out your fridge – While you may… Continue reading December Honey-Do List for Your Home

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Friday Favorites

Fall is in full swing, and I couldn’t be happier. I’m looking forward to lots of time spent watching football (Go Bucks!), sitting by the fire, and enjoying delicious apple cider. Do you have any fall activities planned? Here are a few of my favorite links from around the web: Want beautiful blooms next spring?… Continue reading Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

In Case You Missed It…

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a good weekend. Here are a few of my favorite links from last week: If you haven’t had your fireplace checked yet, now’s the time. Do you know what it actually costs to sell a home? If you’re planning on selling your home next spring, now’s the time… Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

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5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

Being a new homeowner can seem a little daunting, especially if you were previously a renter. With a new home comes a lot of new responsibilities, and it can be difficult to know what to expect. While you might not be able to anticipate everything you’ll ever need for your home, there are a handful… Continue reading 5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

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Are You Stuck in the Renter’s Trap?

Are you a renter with plans to eventually own a home? You might want to reevaluate your timeline. As a renter, you probably know all too well that your rent might (and probably will) increase every year while you might not see the same increase in your income. According to the National Association of REALTORS,… Continue reading Are You Stuck in the Renter’s Trap?

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In Case You Missed It…

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope that you had a great weekend and that this week has only good things in store for you. Here are a few of my favorite stories from last week: Are you making any of these 6 costly mistakes when you visit an open house? I’m a huge fan of outdoor… Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

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5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

Purchasing a home is an exciting experience, but sometimes new homeowners have a hard time making it feel like it’s really theirs. Here are a few ways to make your new house feel more like home: 1. Give it a new coat of paint. Have any rooms with wall colors you aren’t too fond of?… Continue reading 5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

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Research Before You Renovate

People typically renovate their homes for one of two reasons: they think that the renovations will drastically raise the price of the home or they want to make their house feel more like home. Before you do any major renovations (no matter the reason), it’s important to understand that you probably won’t get back the… Continue reading Research Before You Renovate