Home Buyer's Blog

When buying a home, it’s easy to get preoccupied with finding the perfect house in an ideal neighborhood while overlooking other critical decisions, like homeowners insurance. What is it, and why do you need it?

Photovoltaics are an appealing and increasingly viable option for many homeowners. If you are interested in improving your home’s energy independence, here are five things to consider to make sure your investment will pay off.

It takes time to prepare walls for painting properly, especially when you’re anxious to see the results. But the time spent preparing a room will improve the end product and your satisfaction with the work you’ve done. Here's how to do it.

Many current and aspiring homeowners are eager to maintain or adopt a work-from-home lifestyle long after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. If you're prioritizing working from home, you might want to start a home search in these markets.

Regardless of the shade you select, the color of your front door plays a pivotal role in generating the first impressions of your home. Consider options that can substantially improve curb appeal, express your personality, or both!

When you are shopping for a home, selling it later may not cross your mind. But it should! Purchasing a home is a major investment. Here are 10 factors to consider and discuss with your Accredited Buyer's Representative.

Live houseplants can make a home more attractive and welcoming and may even provide health benefits. Have you resisted the urge to grow indoor plants because you don't think you're capable? Here are five hardy specimens that can withstand serious neglect.

Too often, homeowners agree that it’s important to have a Will but don’t act on their intentions. If you fall into this camp, these expert legal tips can help you get the ball rolling.

There are many smart ways to create a pantry, even when working with a tiny kitchen. Look high and low for creative pantry solutions and don't limit yourself to the kitchen!

Want to spice up your meals with fresh herbs even after the summer gardening season ends? Consider adding a windowsill herb garden to your kitchen using varieties that are easy to grow indoors.

Remote property tours have become more common since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, virtual showings are now an increasingly viable alternative to in-person showings. What do you need to know about buying a home without setting foot in it?

Landscaping is an excellent way to express your creativity and put a personal stamp on your home, but it also requires long term perspectives. See how one homeowner overhauled their yard with an eye to resale value.

For lovers of natural light, few options are better than a front door with enough glass to brighten a home's entryway. What considerations will help you make the best choice? 

Owning your own home is a joy, but may also require learning new skills to save money on home maintenance, repairs, and updates. Here are numerous resources that can make it easier to tackle many projects around the house.

Home remodeling projects are often chaotic, upending many aspects of your life while your house comes apart and back together again. It’s unsettling for your pets too! However, there are several steps you can take to keep them calm and help avoid acting-out behavior.

Staying in shape doesn’t have to break the bank. You can skip the hassle, the commute, and the expense of a gym membership by creating a low-cost, high-performance gym right in your home. Here’s how.

You just purchased a new-to-you home? Congratulations! It will take a while to feel completely comfortable in your new home, but there are many ways to help the transition go faster and smoother.

Are you trying to save money to buy a house, a car, to create an emergency fund, or go on a vacation? Building a nest egg doesn’t have to be grueling. Here are nine painless ways to improve your savings.

Want a more budget-friendly and homespun way to let your children enjoy summer camp benefits without the downsides of a sleepaway camp? Here are a few tips to help you create a fun and fantastic summer camp!

If your house smells like your dog, there are many ways to reduce or eliminate the odor, which stems from a natural oil produced by your dog’s skin and then spreads throughout your home. In the battle against pet odors, cleanliness matters most.

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