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Fall Landscaping Tips & Ideas

  Fall landscaping preparation ideas ready your yard for a long winter and glorious spring. Fall landscaping chores are your last chance to prepare your property for... Read More

Tips to Stop that Back to School Clutter!

The new school year is always stressful, so don’t let back-to-school clutter make matters worse. Here are ways to cut down on clutter chaos. When your kids go back to school... Read More

August Tasks Before the Winter Face Mask

You’ll Be Glad You Did These 4 August Tasks When January Comes!!! #1 Call the Snow Plow Now If you live in snow-prone areas, now’s the time to get your name... Read More

4 Must Haves for The Easiest-to-Clean Bathroom

  A toilet that’s missing those annoying, nasty grooves? Sign us up. No matter if you keep your home sealed tight, leave the windows open, have a steady stream of... Read More

6 Tips to Dump Your Ugly Tub for a Gorgeous Shower

  The No. 1 thing to avoid: getting rid of your only tub. Imagine a spacious shower with no slippery porcelain hump to step over … and no more battles with the... Read More

5 Preventable Disasters for New Homeowners!

New homeowners can be a little 'clueless' when it comes to disasters in and around the home... Like what to do when a tree falls... You know what to do if someone is having a... Read More

Important Items New Homeowners Need to Know!

  You might be tempted to fiddle with one of these to get super water pressure. Don’t. Just don’t. If only homes were as user-friendly as a smart phone when... Read More

What Should Be in an Emergency Survival Kit?

Preparing and keeping a fully stocked home emergency preparedness kit could be the key to your family’s safety if disaster strikes. Your Most Important Papers If a flood... Read More

How to Fix Gutter Slopes and Other Common Gutter Problems

  Maintaining gutters is the most important thing you can do to prevent water damage to your home. Gutters are designed to do one thing — channel water away from the... Read More

5 ‘Gotta-Dos’ In April for a Worry-Free Summer

Battle bugs before they bite (or sting!) you — and check the attic for problems. Tackling five simple tasks now gives you a head start on spring. That will leave you plenty of worry-free... Read More

6 Tips Homeowners Overlook with Spring Cleaning

We've done some research of the years and have discovered 6 things that homeowners tend to overlook when it comes to Spring Cleaning! #1 – INSPECT & CLEAN THE VACUUM – A... Read More

Roof Leaks

Roof leaks are one of the leading causes of preventable property damage. A leaking roof can be disruptive and costly, and can eventually cause mold, damage to interior finishes, and even... Read More

7 Features That Date Your Home

7 FEATURES THAT DATE YOUR HOME 7 Features That Date Your Home Thu, October 1, 2015 There’s a fine – and often subjective—line between “vintage” and... Read More

Easy Greening for Homeowners

EASY GREENING FOR HOMEOWNERS Now is a great time for homeowners to take steps toward saving energy and reducing their environmental impact. While replacing those old leaky windows and installing... Read More

3 Ways to Separate Wants & Needs in a New Home

RE/MAX HOUSING BLOG 3 Ways to Separate Wants from Needs in a New Home Wed, June 17, 2015 Rolling Stones fans and savvy homebuyers both know you can’t always get what... Read More

9 Kitchen Trends That Can't Go Wrong

Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out of sync in just a few years simply because you... Read More

Real Estate Dreams

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Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 5 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 3 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 4 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It... Read More

Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters - Part 2 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions! Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child.... Read More

Dealing with Back-to-School Jitters - Part 1 of a 5 Part Series

If your child is dreading their return to the classroom, try these solutions!Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for your child. It is... Read More

Benefits of Home Staging

  There are two main benefits of home staging: faster selling time and higher sales price of real estate.According to the National Association of Realtors, staged homes sell 80% quicker, and... Read More

The Kitchen Spring Cleaning Everyone Should Do (But Doesn’t)

  by MARYANN TOMOVICH JACOBSEN, MS, RD on MAY 23, 2014 This is Kitchen Revamp, a new ongoing series about simplifying cooking in my house I was reaching for a can of kidney beans... Read More

Should You Move Or Remodel?

When your house no longer suits you, you can move or remodel. Find out which big change is the right investment of your housing dollars.  Calculate how much your remodel will cost and add it... Read More

7 Tips For Staging Your Home

Make your home warm and inviting to boost your home’s value and speed up the sale process. Warm, neutral-colored paint is key when staging your home. Image: Radius Images/Getty... Read More

Pet Odor Can Chase Away Buyers

Don’t let pet odors derail your home sale.   Open the windows while you're cleaning to help air circulate and eliminate bad odors. Having pet odors inside your home can turn... Read More

5 Things you forgot to clean in your Bathroom.

            If you can’t remember the last time you cleaned your bathroom, we don’t want to know what’s living in your tub. Probably, a host of... Read More

What's Best for Kitchen Countertops?

  Q. I’m redoing my kitchen and trying to figure out the best material for the countertops. I like the look of granite, marble, Caesarstone, Silestone, soapstone... Read More

7 Simple Habits for an Awesome Start to Your Day

  .“A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” -Bob Dylan The alarm bell goes off. You slowly open... Read More

Balancing Your Income Between Your Needs and Wants

  The best time to start saving is while you’re still young. You still have plenty of time to make mistakes and the luxury of time to fix them, along with some bad spending habits... Read More

18 Fresh Interior Design Trends to Watch For in 2014

  Two thousand and fourteen; it sounds so futuristic, but here it is, right on our doorstep.  In this article, we’ll delve into what we believe will be the heavy hitting... Read More

DIY Travel Hacks That Will Change How You Pack Forever

Packing for a trip can be a daunting task, this we know. Whether you're concerned about saving space in your bag or the size restrictions on the liquid toiletries, organizing all of your... Read More

The 5 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects — and the Worst

  Although kitchens and bathrooms always steal the spotlight in a home remodel, they aren’t necessarily the ones that have the highest return on investment when you sell your... Read More

iDoorcam Wifi Door Bell

Home automation is making it even easier for you to answer your door without ever leaving your couch. iDoorcam is the latest in the next generation doorbell and what I think is my personal favorite... Read More

Ceiling Issues & Maintenance

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Fall Maintenance Checklist

You’ll be ready for winter’s worst and head off expensive repairs when you complete this checklist of 10 essential fall maintenance tasks. 1.Stow the Mower  If you’re... Read More

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