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8 Super Simple Ideas for People Who Hate Yard Work

Look at those smug neighbors, lounging around on their stylish teak patio furniture, sipping cocktails, and loving life. Meanwhile, you’re behind on mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges. Who has time to prep for a patio party when you can’t even keep up with the regular stuff? Shouldn’t you Read More

Buying a Home in the Winter Versus Spring

The winter months aren’t a time you usually see flocks of home shoppers hitting the market. However, not many shoppers are aware of the benefits that hide away during the cooler season. In fact, a recent report from The New York Times says that shoppers might even be able to Read More

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

What does your homeowners insurance cover? The short answer is: “A basic homeowners insurance policy (called HO-1 in insurance lingo) covers your home and possessions if they’re damaged or destroyed by these things: Fire Lightning Windstorm (unless you live in a hurricane zone) Hail (not available everywhere) Explosion Riots Civil Read More

10 Tricks for Hosting an Open House That Make Buyers Say “OMG, Wow!”

Few words get home buyers more excited than these two: open house. An open house is their opportunity to give your house a whirl. To wiggle the light switches. To admire the crown molding. To, y’know, awkwardly ask to use the bathroom. (Which, by the way, savvy buyers will totally do Read More