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Congratulations to the February 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the February 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our February Hockey Mom of the Month winner, Colleen Sciorilli!  Mom to Adam and Sarah, Colleen is involved with the youth of Washington County both on and off the ice. As a board-certified history teacher at Canon McMillan High School for the past 20 years, Colleen brings her love of history to the kids on a daily basis.  She teaches her students in the classroom and

10 Simple Ways to Save Money Every Day

10 Simple Ways to Save Money Every Day

As we’re well underway with the second month of the year, we’ve just got to ask… how are those financial resolutions you set for 2019 coming along? Whether you’re saving a little or still spending a lot so far this year, there is help. In fact, there are simple things you can do every day to save on some of your most common household expenses. Here are 10 ways to save m

10 Traits of Successful Real Estate Agents

10 Traits of Successful Real Estate Agents

We recently shared some news that might have you considering a new career in real estate. If you’re already on that path or you know you’re ready to get started, today we’re offering a few tips about how you can be the very best agent out there. You see, there are a few things that top real estate agents have in common. Here are 10 traits of successful real estate agents:

Love or Lust? 10 Ways to Know a House Is the One

Love or Lust? 10 Ways to Know a House Is the One

Feeling like you’ve been struck by Cupid? Think you could even be falling head over heels? Ready to utter that four-letter word you’ve been holding onto for what seems like an eternity? When you find the perfect match, you might also find yourself saying and doing some things that you’re not used to. Of course, we’re talking about falling in love with a home and taking t

Five Things Your Real Estate Agent Cannot Tell You

Five Things Your Real Estate Agent Cannot Tell You

It doesn’t matter if you are buying or selling a home. When you’re completing a major real estate transaction, you often rely on the information and advice your professional real estate agent has to offer. From setting a price for the sale of your home or determining the right price to offer on a new home—to making negotiations to get to the closing table, your agent is an incred

Five Financial Resolutions to Help Fix Your Credit Score

Five Financial Resolutions to Help Fix Your Credit Score

Don’t let the first month of the year end without making a little positive progress toward some of your annual goals. If you are considering buying a home this year, building up your credit score (along with your bank account) is a great resolution to get working on. Besides, any time is a good time to work on your finances.  Here are five great steps to cleaning up your credit score

New Year, New Career: 5 Reasons to Consider a Career in Real Estate

New Year, New Career: 5 Reasons to Consider a Career in Real Estate

The end of January is upon us, which serves as a good reminder of all those well-intended resolutions we set for the new year. Do you have your sights set on a professional move this year? And, no, we’re not talking about relocating for your job. Instead, we’re talking about starting an entirely new career path. If embarking on a new career is on your agenda for 2019, we can think o

Creative Ways to Bring “Living Coral” to Life in Your Home Decor

Creative Ways to Bring “Living Coral” to Life in Your Home Decor

There is always a lot of excitement around the time of year when Pantone announces their hottest new color. This year proves to be the year of “Living Coral” or slightly salmon or a pretty shade of pinkish orange that is taking over designs on items from clothing to couches – and everything in between. Looking to amp up your home’s style this year? Infuse a little living

Five Tips to Help Sellers Prepare for a Buyer’s Season

Five Tips to Help Sellers Prepare for a Buyer’s Season

It might feel like we’re in the dead of winter right now, but before we know it, the spring home-buying season will be upon us. The good news for sellers is that there is still plenty of time to prepare for this busy season before it arrives. Planning to sell your home this spring? Tackle these five things to make your house more competitive during the upcoming buying season: 1. Clean,

10 Things in Pittsburgh to Add to Your 2019 Bucket List

10 Things in Pittsburgh to Add to Your 2019 Bucket List

We all know that the beginning of the year is a great time to set a few goals. But by now, you may be feeling the strain of the year’s typical resolutions. Instead of thinking about losing a little weight or tackling those other worthy tasks, take a moment to soak in some of what our great city has to offer.  Here are 10 items to add to your 2019 Pittsburgh bucket list: 1. Go ice