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4 Things Parents Shouldn’t Forget When Buying a Home

When buying a house - Parents should consider these 4 things first

Ready to purchase a house for your family? Buyers with children are on the lookout for kid-friendly features, but do you know all of the things you should check? If you have childre, realtor.com tells you what you need to know before you buy a place you might regret. 1. Bedroom placement Obviously, you’re looking […]

The New Rules of Neighborly Etiquette

If you’re the new kid on the block, there are certain etiquette rules you’re expected to follow to keep the peace in your neighborhood, and those rules are evolving quickly. Toward that end, realtor.com spoke to experts to find out exactly what those rules are today to help you be the ideal neighbor. Try texting […]

17 Interior Design Trends Going Away and Here to Stay in 2019

Interior Design Trends

Just bought a new home and looking to decorate? Or maybe you’re placing your home on the market and thinking of decking it out to bring in a better price? Here, Forbes offers some trends to pay attention to as predicted by design experts, some that will continue to be popular well into the new […]

6 Reasons Why Winter Is One of the Best Times to Buy a Home

winter is best time to buy a home

Spring and Summer usually are considered to be the prime home-buying seasons, with winter thought of as a time when things slow down and buyers and sellers often will take a break. While it’s true that things do slow down during the winter, that’s not necessarily bad. Here, realtor.com tells you why it’s smart to purchase […]

7 Ways to Ease the Stress of Moving During the Holidays

Moving During the Holidays

At a time when people look forward to cozying up at home, the last thing most of us want to do is pack boxes, clean, and wrangle odds and ends and move during the holidays. But some people don’t have a choice…perhaps they’re selling because they just graduated from college or relocating for a new […]

10 Timeless 2018 Kitchen Trends to Transform Your Home

Timeless Kitchen Trends

The kitchen is one of the busiest areas of the house, and undoubtedly, one of the most important rooms when it comes to either selling or buying a home. That’s why, according to Communities Digital News, many homeowners are seeking opportunities to incorporate the latest kitchen trends as part of their home-improvement quests. Here, some […]

14 Staging Tips That Can Help Sell a Small Home

staging tips to attract buyers

Here are 14 staging tips that help home sellers make their smaller home appear larger than they appear. Realtor.com offers some savvy tips that can go a long way toward making sure you see big returns on the petite place you now call home. Throw a reverse housewarming party The less clutter, the bigger your home […]

6 Master Bath Trends to Watch

6 Master Bath Trends to Watch

Grays, mixed metals, and farmhouse styles are some of the most popular trends for remodelers taking on the task of sprucing up their master bath. That according to the 2018 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study, which surveyed more than 1,100 homeowners who are planning or recently have completed a master bath renovation. Looking for a […]

The Pet Lover’s Guide to Buying a Home

Pet Lover’s Guide to Buying a Home - frenchie bulldog

Do you have dogs, cats or other furry friends? You want to be sure and think of them when you’re looking to purchase a house. Not all homes and neighborhoods are pet-friendly. Here, Realtor.com shares four questions you need to ask to find a place that works for you and your pets. What are local […]

6 Things in Your Living Room That Could Be Instant Deal-Breakers for Potential Buyers

Living Room That Could Be Instant Deal-Breakers for Potential Buyers

When it comes to making a good first impression, the living room carries a ton of weight with potential buyers. After all, that’s where most people spend time trying to relax after a long day. So, buyers could run the other way if they stumble across a living room with dead bugs or an off-the-wall […]