87% Of Buyers Purchased Real Estate Through An Agent Or Broker In 2018

Between the historic inventory shortage, intense competition, and rapidly rising prices, navigating the real estate market in 2018 was a real challenge for buyers—and that’s why the vast majority of them partnered with real estate professionals for their home search. According to the 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realtors, 87% […]

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June Is National Homeownership Month

Are you aware that June is National Homeownership month? Probably not. Because you’re too busy working to afford the home you live in, whether you rent it or own it. Why should you care? If you poke around and read anything you can find about it, you’re being urged to recognize and celebrate the benefits of homeownership. […]

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Think You Need To Pay Top Dollar For A Newly-Constructed Home?

When most people think new construction, they think of all the luxuries that come with having a brand new home—and the hefty price tag to match. But as it turns out that hefty price tag? It might not be as set in stone as you’d imagine. According to a recent article on Zillow, the housing market […]

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5 Types Of Outdoor Furniture That Lasts

As spring turns into summer, one of the first things you’ll do is get the patio furniture out of storage, grab the cushions, and get ready for some R&R. But what if you grab that furniture and hmmm…it doesn’t look nearly as nice as it once did. Well, you’re in luck because today there are […]

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9 Houseplants That Clean The Air And Are Virtually Impossible To Kill

Scientists say the world could use some serious cleanup. Despite this, it seems like some of the population isn’t ready to give lifestyle choices that contribute to the mess. The good news is, when it comes to the quality of your living space, there are small changes that let you work together with nature to […]

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Home Values Projected To Increase 6.3% In 2019

Buying a home is an investment. And, like any investment, you want to make sure it’s going to deliver a healthy return. According to recent projections, it looks like real estate is going to pay off in a major way in 2019. According to recent data from Zillow, the US Median Home Value is projected to […]

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Millennials Will Continue To Drive Home Ownership Growth In 2019

The millennial generation (which is defined as people born between 1981-1996) is the largest in US history, and currently, they’re also the largest in driving homeownership growth. According to a recent report from financial services company First American, the millennial generation had a huge impact on the housing market in 2018. While millennials still have lower homeownership rates […]

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12 Must-Do Home Maintenance Tips For Spring

Ah, spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the windows are finally open! Now is definitely the time to take a realistic look at your home’s exterior (and all that goes with it), and do the necessary cleaning, or make repairs or replacements. Winter can be harsh, but springtime is all about […]

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Managing Your Mulch and Making the Right Choice for Your Garden

You may still be in the clutches of Old Man Winter, but for many areas of the United States, spring is just around the corner! Who knows a seed catalog or two may have already made their way to your mailbox. Either way, it’s never too early to begin planning your flower and vegetable gardens. […]

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