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How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

Are you looking to list your home in the spring? If so, you might want to take the time now to start organizing and decluttering your home. Decluttering your home can be a big job, but will be worth it in the end.  The best way to tackle it is in stages, try to focus on one room, one space, or even one zone within a room (like your kitchen cabinets), completing the job fully before moving on

New Home… New “Setting”!

New Home… New “Setting”!

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased a new home. You signed your name on the dotted line, packed up all your things, hauled them to your new home, unpacked (mostly), and have finally started to settle in.  After checking off all those major tasks, you might be starting to think about the smaller details of moving. Such as where the perfect place to hang the family picture is, determin

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue.  This winter season, try to add in some pops of color with a little green. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter.   Fiddle Leaf Fig The leafy green tree, commonly

Why Winter Might Be The Best Season To Put Your Home On The Market

Why Winter Might Be The Best Season To Put Your Home On The Market

Winter is not only known for cold when it comes to the weather. Most home buyers and sellers would agree that there are hotter times for the real estate market too, but this season you might actually be able to take advantage of the cold weather in the real estate market.     There Are Fewer Homes To Compete With There typically are more homes for sale during warmer seasons l

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

Five Reasons You Need a Home Security System

No one imagines they will fall victim to a robbery, break-in, or even natural disasters.  In the event that this could happen, you will want to be prepared as possible. Home security systems are a  great way for homeowners to protect their homes, valuables, and family in case of an emergency.     Protect and Secure Your Home One of the biggest reasons to consider in

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

How to Stage Your Home on a Budget

A common misconception is that it costs a lot to stage your home.  When it comes to selling a home, appearance is everything. Home staging can make all the difference. Most home sellers think they have to break the bank to stage their homes; this isn’t the case. It is possible to stage a home on a budget or even for free!   Declutter and Depersonalize Each Room One of the fi

Five Best 4th of July Hosting Tips to Wow Your Guests

Five Best 4th of July Hosting Tips to Wow Your Guests

There are so many things to love about July.  Summer is in full swing with backyard barbeques, bonfires, pool parties and the celebration of America's Birthday.  When it comes to the 4th of July, the more festive the party the better. Whether you are just having a few friends over or a huge neighborhood party, these five tips will make you the perfect host for a party your friends wi

Let's Talk Pool Safety: How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

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Let's Talk Pool Safety: How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

When you think about summer, you think about the fun things we associate with warm weather: playing outdoor sports, barbeques, working in the garden, and of course cooling off in a pool. Swimming is a great way to relax on a summer day, but keeping your kids safe is the most important thing.  Exercising proper pool safety is the best way to make sure everyone enjoys the day without injury. Be

5 Summer Garden Trends to Revamp Your Landscaping

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5 Summer Garden Trends to Revamp Your Landscaping

It’s an exciting time for gardeners. We’ve reached mid-spring and now is the time to start making our summer-garden plans. While it’s always important to touch up your garden this time of year, why not go a little bigger this time and give your landscape a complete renovation with these hot 2019 summer trends?    1. Go Bold  Living Coral is this year’s P

8 Ways to Keep Children and Pets Safe in Your Home

8 Ways to Keep Children and Pets Safe in Your Home

With our spring cleaning tasks just about completed, it is now time to prepare for carefree summer months of enjoying more time outdoors with neighbors, family members, and friends. With summer BBQs and impromptu picnics, there is likely to be more traffic in your home than usual in the coming months. Of course, you want to make sure that all guests, from those with the tiniest feet to those with