Category Archives: Community News

  • 11 Common Real Estate Terms Explained

    BY Lisa Duke

    If you’re buying or selling a home, you’ll probably come across some terms that you’ve never heard before, or don’t completely understand. Being confused about the terminology can make an already complex process that... 

  • Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

    BY Lisa Duke

    If you’re relocating for a job, trying to move before the school year begins or even hoping to avoid making payments on two mortgages, you may find yourself in the unenviable position of buying and selling a home at the... 

  • Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

    BY Lisa Duke

    Are you currently buying or selling a home? Then you probably already know what a complex process it can be. Finding a professional to work with you every step of the way can not only make the journey much less stressful,... 

  • Holiday Houseguest Checklist

    BY Lisa Duke

    ‘Tis the season for out-of-town guests, whether they’re staying overnight or for an entire week. While you’re making preparations for all the upcoming festivities, don’t forget to prep the house for all these guests.... 

  • 11 Ways to Make Small Rooms Feel Big

    BY Lisa Duke

    Just because you’re short on square footage doesn’t mean your life needs to feel cramped.  Try any of these amazing tricks to make your small space feel big. Choose the right paint colors While the generally accepted... 

  • Smart Home Trends

    BY Lisa Duke

    There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes integrate... 

  • Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a home can be a complicated process, even for those who have gone through it before. One of the best ways to make the experience as painless as possible is to make sure you don’t sabotage yourself. Be prepared by... 

  • Use Your Tax Refund On Your Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Have you filed your taxes yet? We know — tax season isn’t anybody’s favorite time of the year (except, of course, for tax accountants). But if you’re expecting a refund, now is a great time to reinvest that money... 

  • When You Should – and Shouldn’t – DIY

    BY Lisa Duke

    Are you starting to feel a little bored with your house? Are you daydreaming about making some changes? At some point, most homeowners want to spruce up their home a little bit – and may even try to handle some of those... 

  • 10-Minute Home Projects

    BY Lisa Duke

    You’re probably familiar with the idea that little things add up to a lot. But did you ever stop to think about how that can be applied to the upkeep of your home? Homeowners know that one of the responsibilities of ownership...