Working from Home? 10 Ways to Stay Productive

  Working from Home? 10 Ways to Stay Productive     Advances in technology and a rise in entrepreneurship have made work-from-home situations much more common. Not only is it convenient (hello pajamas!), but it saves a ton of time and gas commuting … [Read more...]

Staging Secrets of Model Homes: Revealed!

Staging Secrets of Model Homes: Revealed!   Staging can boost a sale price of a home by as much as 10 percent. The best staged homes strike the balance between lived-in and never-owned. How can you apply that science when staging your home? Look no further than … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Save on Gas

10 Ways to Save on Gas Looking to save some money at the pump? If fluctuating gas prices are tampering with your budget, use these suggestions from the experts at The Energy Voice to fuel up less and get your finances back on track. 1. Make the grade: Most … [Read more...]

How to Sell Your House When You Own Pets

While almost 71 million Americans own a pet, when you’re viewing potential homes to buy, the last thing you want to see is a barking dog or finicky cat. Many homebuyers consider pets to be smelly, noisy and damaging, so it’s important to make sure that a pet isn't the reason … [Read more...]

10 Houseplants That Can Actually Improve Your Health!

Adding a houseplant or two always seems to improve the look of a room. But as it turns out, certain houseplants can also improve your health. According to recent studies by NASA, some houseplants filter out dangerous compounds that are commonly found in most homes – the kind … [Read more...]

Decoding Teen Talk: What All Those Acronyms Really Mean

Decoding Teen Talk: What All Those Acronyms Really Mean   Teens these days use social media-friendly acronyms and abbreviations to communicate with their peers—and from the perspective of an adult, a lot can get lost in translation. What does all that hip … [Read more...]

How To Survive Living Onsite During a Home Renovation

  Congratulations! You’ve made the commitment to upgrade or renovate your home. You’ve hired the best certified and verified construction professionals available. Now comes the most challenging part of all – living in the messy chaos of a construction zone day in and … [Read more...]

5 Weird Places to Use Your Credit Card

5 Weird Places to Use Your Credit Card  Even Echo Boomers can remember the days when keeping cash in your wallet was necessary for certain purchases. Now you have the option of swiping your plastic at tons of weird places that used to be “cash … [Read more...]

12 Home Maintenance and Repair Hacks

Nothing compares to the sense of freedom and pride you feel owning your first home – you make the rules and the design decisions. But homeownership also comes with a lot of responsibility, too. You no longer have the luxury of calling the landlord or maintenance staff when … [Read more...]

When Mom Moves In

Are you planning to welcome an aging parent or in-law into your home? While you may be worried about how your immediate family will adjust, the move will most likely be toughest of all for your Mom or Dad. Keep in mind that giving up one’s independence is one of the most … [Read more...]