A significant part of selling your home is getting it ready for prospective buyers. While you love the space and all the memories your family has made, interested buyers may not feel the same way when they walk in the door. The key is to help others feel at home in the space. Too many personal trinkets laying around may inhibit buyers’ ability to picture themselves in the home, and barren walls and a lack of furniture may make the space feel unwelcoming for some. Read on →

Purchasing a new home is not a small decision. There are many factors to consider, including the financial obligation, a larger space to maintain and moving your family. But there are times when upgrading to a more spacious home makes sense for your lifestyle. Your Family Is Growing Adding to your growing family is a great reason to upgrade to a larger home. More family members typically means you’ll need more bedrooms and general living space. Read on →

Moving from one home to another is a big transition for your family. If you have little ones, it is important to make the switch easier for them in every way possible. You may be excited about the next step in your life, but sometimes, kids need a little extra help to see the positives in getting a new room, starting a new school and making new friends. Communicate, Communicate, Communicate It’s easy to become busy looking at new homes, getting your finances in order and decluttering an entire house. Read on →

Buying a home is a big decision! There are many factors that go into when is the perfect time to purchase your new house, including when you’re personally ready for the financial obligation and when the market is generally considered to be at its best. According to the Market Did you know there are better times than others to purchase a home throughout the year? It may be a good idea to figure out when the ideal times to buy are, so you get the best rates possible. Read on →

Moving into a new home is a great opportunity to create a space that is all your own. It is also a great time to get rid of the excess that cluttered up your old home and decorate your new place in a more minimalist fashion. Minimalism doesn’t always mean bare walls and a bland color palette. It typically means a more simplified style with less clutter taking up valuable space. Read on →

When it’s time to begin the new house search, you may be left feeling a bit lost. Sure, you have a few must-haves on your list, but how well have you really thought through what you want in your new home? Not knowing exactly what you’re looking for in a new house can cause unnecessary stress and elongate the search. If you don’t know what you’re looking for, neither will your realtor! Read on →

You love your new home, but there is that one room that you wish was just a little bit more spacious. Before you put the room on the back burner and decorate the rest of the house, check out these ways you can decorate your small spaces to make them feel comfortable and cozy! Declutter The first, and potentially most important part of decorating a compact space, is reducing clutter. Read on →

If you’re interested in selling your home, you may want to make a few changes to help boost its value before putting it on the market. It’s important to note that not all upgrades are made the same. Some require more money, time and effort, while others are less expensive and time-consuming. When you want to prepare your home to sell, here are a few upgrades you can make to boost your home’s value. Read on →

You’ve decided to sell your house and find a new home for your family—congratulations! When it’s time to set your house up for potential homebuyers, it can feel overwhelming. There are so many things that have to be done! Aside from the financial part (which is a huge part) of selling your home, preparations have to be made to make your home appealing to others. Start here: Make Repairs Haven’t gotten around to the leaky sink in the bathroom, or still need to patch up that hole in the hallway wall? Read on →

When most people think of their dream home, the first home they end up in usually doesn’t come to mind. While many people want a large, spacious home with all the bells and whistles, that may not be completely realistic for 20- or 30-somethings purchasing their first home. But there is no need to fret! Finding a starter home that you love and that fits your family’s needs is completely possible. Read on →