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5 ways to pay less for appliances

5 ways to pay less for appliances

Have you priced new appliances recently? First, they’re all over the map, with some dealers offering far less or more than others for the same models. And, yes, prices have most likely increased substantially since you bought that range ba...

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Kitchen trends for 2021

Kitchen trends for 2021

Planning a kitchen renovation? According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, you aren’t alone. Home renovation and remodeling spending is expected to increase through the first quarter of 2021, at least. Most DIY...

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Right Home for Newly Weds.

Finding the right real estate agent

Like the girl and her three bears in the 19th-century fairy tale, some real estate agents are too hot or too big, some too cold or too small, but there is one who is “just right” for you. Your job, if you hope to be successful in your ho...

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Grocery shopping safety and success

Tips for grocery shopping safety and success

One thing that the pandemic has created is a multitude of ways to shop for groceries. We can shop our favorite grocery store online and then pick up our order curbside. We can use a delivery service such as Instacart or Amazon. And, we can s...

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shrug off winter’s chill

4 shrubs that shrug off winter’s chill

Landscapes don’t have to be barren from late fall until spring. Hardworking, evergreen, cold-hardy shrubs can lend color and texture to your yard. Some will even offer you gorgeous flowers when the weather warms up. CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikim...

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Final Walk-Through Checklist

Final Walk-Through Checklist

Although it bears an ominous-sounding name, the final walk-through is actually a blessing for homebuyers. It typically occurs in the days leading up to closing. This is your final chance to inspect the home to ensure that it is in the same c...

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4 Ways to ace 2020 holiday shopping on Amazon

When we think of holidays, “relax” isn’t a word that readily comes to mind. There is so much to do with shopping, cooking, cleaning, visitors and more. This year, however, we’re all pretty exhausted from trying to maneuver this “ne...

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How to sell your home quickly and for top dollar

How to sell your home quickly and for top dollar

Nobody wants to be forever at the mercy of homebuyers that want to drop by after work, at dinner time, or on the weekends during family time. Homeowners considering selling their homes also want and need to get the most amount of money possi...

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