Make Homeownership Your New Year Resolution

The new year provides an opportunity to start fresh and develop goals and resolutions for the coming year. Some people strive toward financial aspirations or a professional achievement, while others might choose to pursue a lifelong goal, such as owning a home. If 2015 is the year to achieve your dream of homeownership, the following […]

Keeping The Warm Air In

Heating your home can get expensive during the brutally cold days of winter. What you might not realize is that a lot of that precious warm air is quickly escaping your home through gaps and cracks you probably don’t even know are there. No one wants to waste money, so it’s a good idea to […]

Autumn Planting Improves Curb Appeal All Year Round

Now that autumn is upon us, it’s a great time to plant new bushes and add assorted shrubs. Doing some landscaping at this time of year can invigorate your home’s look and add some valuable curb appeal to help attract potential buyers. Why plant in the fall? During the fall months, the soil is still […]

Fall Home Checklist

Fall is officially here, and the first frost is soon to follow. Along with the arrival of colder weather are a number of key maintenance tasks homeowners should tackle in order to prevent structural damage, save energy and keep their home’s systems running properly. By completing these tasks now, you will allow plenty of time […]

Outdoor Upgrades That Add Value

  Summer is the time of year when people spend significant amounts of time outdoors. As a result, it’s also when many people determine which upgrades and improvements they’d like to make to their outdoor space in order to enjoy it even more next summer. If you think you will be putting your house on […]

Protecting Your Investment

  Whether you are selling your home or looking to buy a new one, a home warranty can offer a tremendous benefit. Home warranties – like the Weichert Home Protection Plan – provide a national network of pre-screened service professionals who can expertly and efficiently make repairs to major systems or appliances for only a […]

Improving Home Value with Curb Appeal

  Your home’s curb appeal is the first impression it gives to passersby. When your home is on the market, this is very important but, even if it’s not, there is pride of ownership that comes with having a well-maintained and manicured home. What’s more, several types of landscaping and outdoor features can actually help […]

Americans Optimistic About Real Estate

  Gallup’s annual Economy and Personal Finance poll shows several points of optimism in regard to the real estate market. In general, Americans continue to be more positive about the housing market than they have been in recent years. As a result, it is believed that home buying activity will increase and home values will […]

Let The Lights Shine

    With the arrival of spring sunshine, home sellers can take advantage of brighter days to make their home shine. As part of their annual spring cleaning, most homeowners take the opportunity to give their windows a good cleaning, both inside and out. Not only does this allow more light to come in, but […]

Winter Damage to Landscaping

    As the snow begins to melt after a long, harsh winter, homeowners will soon be able to catch their first glimpse of the weather’s impact on their landscaping. Between the ice, cold temperatures and plentiful use of melting salt, there is likely to be a few casualties from the winter weather. The good […]