It’s almost Spring! It’s time for fresh air, house cleaning and decluttering. Did you know that clutter in the home can cause stress and anxiety, poor sleep and depression? Have you ever really stopped to notice how you feel when you walk into a tidy home versus a cluttered one? Once you’re aware of it, […]
It’s February, almost time for Valentine’s Day; a day of LOVE. I mention this because most people don’t like to talk about death and estate planning but most people do enjoy talking about their loved ones. It’s not a fun topic but it is inevitable for all of us. The very best gift you can […]
New Year, New Budget
First, let us wish you a very Happy & Healthy New Year! Every January, we not only set goals but we build an annual budget. Although things may come up unexpectedly and plans don’t always stay on track, having a general income and expense guide can help reduce stress. Budgets are commonly used for business […]
Is Clutter weighing you down?
Most people don’t even realize it. They try to be efficient in the office and happy at home, but when there is clutter all around, it can be difficult to concentrate, be productive and not feel troubled with daily chores. Studies show that organized offices create a more productive space. And, a tidy home without […]
How Much Rent can I get for My House?
It tends to happen more often when the market shifts away from sellers. The multiple offer market has vanished and the days on market are starting to add up. Sellers start to panic when their house has been for sale for two months and they start thinking they will just rent their house to cover […]
Healthy Home – Healthy Habits
As we kick off another year, many people tend to make resolutions about their health. Some want to lose weight. Some want to eat better. Some want to increase movement. Before you can be successful with these types of goals, you need to set up your house to support and promote your resolutions. We spend […]
Preparing for Death
It’s a hard topic, right? But, we all die. Sadly, we see over and over again how many people do not prepare for it. Owning a home and having assets create a lot of responsibility for loved ones after someone passes away. You’ve heard how families will feud over personal belongings or how a property […]
Does your home fit a Minimalist Lifestyle?
Let’s talk size of home and what we put into it! You don’t have to live in a Tiny House to be a Minimalist but you should consider the needs and design of space in which you live. Minimalism is about being practical and efficient; being simple and definitely living within your means. Decorating a […]
New Year, New House. Maybe, Yes?
The Holiday/Winter Season typically slows down the market activity but when there is extremely low inventory, the market activity can continue steadily. We also believe the Winter activity depends on the weather conditions. When the New Year starts off with mild weather, we generally see the Spring market start early. Or, when we have frigid […]
Owning a home isn’t for everyone. If you do not have the time or funds for routine maintenance then living in a condo or renting may be better for you. Winter weather can be hard on a house. It’s very important to take precautions for freezing temperatures. Servicing the furnace annually each Fall is a […]