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Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

It’s fall y’all! There, we’ve said it and we promise it won’t happen again. In the spirit of the autumn season, it is time to add a little pumpkin spice to your home’s décor. However, just like stores will soon replace their scarecrows for Santas, we know that the fall season may quickly be replaced by holiday cheer in your home, too. So, how can you decorate y

Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

Fall for These Five Budget-Friendly Autumn Décor Ideas!

It’s fall y’all! There, we’ve said it and we promise it won’t happen again. In the spirit of the autumn season, it is time to add a little pumpkin spice to your home’s décor. However, just like stores will soon replace their scarecrows for Santas, we know that the fall season may quickly be replaced by holiday cheer in your home, too. So, how can you decorate y

Low-cost ways to improve your curb appeal

Low-cost ways to improve your curb appeal

Everyone knows that curb appeal is critical for making a great first impression.  And Sellers are often most aware of the need to spruce up their curb appeal when trying to attract buyers.  There's a direct link between good-looking properties and quick real estate sales, so owners may want to undertake a few of these little do-it-yourself projects to increase curb appeal without bre

Coffee Runs, Gym Memberships and Other Ways You Waste Money Daily

Coffee Runs, Gym Memberships and Other Ways You Waste Money Daily

At the start of the fall season, leaves are turning bright hues of orange, red and yellow. With all of these beautiful changes, perhaps you’re thinking of turning over a new leaf yourself. After all, we’re about to enter the holiday season, where careful spending, eating and drinking habits sometimes go by the wayside until we reach the New Year. This year, why not try ending the ye

Sellers, Here’s the Dirt on 10 Things Buyers Don’t Want to See

Sellers, Here’s the Dirt on 10 Things Buyers Don’t Want to See

So, you’ve hired a real estate agent and listed your home for sale; you’re confident you set the right price and have properly marketed the home to targeted buyers; you’ve even got some showings scheduled. You’re on your way to making a sale, right? Well, hopefully. Even if you’ve got those preliminary sales steps in place, you may still be turning off home buyers

Best Burgers in Pittsburgh

Best Burgers in Pittsburgh

On September 18 the world celebrated National Burger Day, but we know that one day isn’t nearly long enough to get our burger fill! That’s why we put together a list of our favorite burgers in Pittsburgh. Let's get started... Burgatory Heavenly burgers on earth! With seven locations in the Pittsburgh area, Burgatory is one of the best local places to score a great bite.

Tackling Roles: What Real Estate Agents Do for Buyers & Sellers

Tackling Roles: What Real Estate Agents Do for Buyers & Sellers

In the spirit of the fall football season, today we’re taking a few pages out of the playbooks of two opposing teams that come from the real estate industry. Yep, you guessed it; we’re talking about home buyers and home sellers. Since both teams obviously are working toward different outcomes, their coaches – you know, their real estate agents – must call vastly differen

Bad Credit Rating? Borrow These Six Tips to Repair Your Credit

Bad Credit Rating? Borrow These Six Tips to Repair Your Credit

Why is it that you always seem to find out that you have less-than-stellar credit whenever you need better credit the most? You know, like when you’re applying for a mortgage or trying to rent an apartment or get financing for well, anything?! Whether you’ve recently received a resounding “no” when it comes to your credit or you’re preparing to apply for financing

Empty Nest? Time to Evaluate Retirement Living Options!

Empty Nest? Time to Evaluate Retirement Living Options!

It’s back-to-school season for students across the country, but what about the empty nesters that may be left behind? Many Americans that have reached or are nearing retirement may be faced with a multitude of questions about their living situations. When left with an empty nest, many older Americans choose to downsize, look for retirement communities or seek assisted living options. But,

Get Down to Business! 10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Agents!

Get Down to Business! 10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Agents!

After the long holiday weekend, many American workers may be having a hard time easing back into the work week. But, the satisfied group of successful real estate agents that enjoys determining their own salary and hours – not to mention doing something they absolutely love – are excitedly grasping their opportunity to help more buyers and sellers realize their real estate dreams. A