How to Buy a House!

If you're in the home buying market, knowing what to expect makes everything easier. Buying a house is a different experience than, well, pretty much anything else. But by knowing what to expect and taking it one step at a time, you can learn how to buy a house like a … [Read more...]

How Long It Really Takes To Buy A House!

  Wondering about the timeline for buying a house? Here's what to expect. Timing is crucial when buying a house. Getting it wrong could mean paying on a mortgage when you still owe rent—or living out of a hotel if your closing runs longer than your lease. … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Show your Home Some Love this V-Day!

  As we all know, home is where the heart is—whether it's a studio apartment or a sprawling mansion. Here are six ways to show your home some affection. 1. Bring home a pretty present. You can go for the classic red roses, or any simple or elaborate bouquet. … [Read more...]

Security Tips to Keep Intruders OUT

Security Tips to Keep Intruders OUT!   It's that time of year when little ghosts and goblins will soon be flooding the streets — and your doorstep — in search of something sweet. While the kiddos are enjoying a little mischief, some tricksters might be wanting … [Read more...]

Communicating with Teens: There is Hope!

Communicating with Teens: There is Hope! If you're feeling diconnected from your teenager, don't give up hope! With a few simple strategies, you can open up the lines of communication, and maybe even do a little bonding in the process. Choose your moment. Don’t … [Read more...]

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...]