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10 Great Apps to Help Homeowners

10 Great Apps to Help Homeowners

Haven’t caught on to the app craze just yet? If you own a home, we’re about to give you 10 good reasons that you should just give in and start downloading! For everything from home décor to home maintenance and more, there is an app that can make your life as a homeowner a little easier. Here are 10 of the best apps for homeowners, sorted into five easy-to-use categories:

Five Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Five Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

For many people, the hot summer season may get a bit sticky or uncomfortable. But, those who are thinking about selling a home, those who have recently listed their homes or those who are at any point in the home sale process may be sweating for a few entirely different reasons—and, for good reason. In any weather, a lot of work goes into selling a home. How can you remain as cool as a cu

10 Good Money Habits to Help You Fight for Financial Freedom

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10 Good Money Habits to Help You Fight for Financial Freedom

As a nation, we just celebrated our independence. When you were watching fireworks and thinking about all of the freedoms that you enjoy, did financial freedom make your list? It’s something that many renters and homeowners have in common… a longing for financial independence. But, achieving that financial freedom can be a hard-fought battle. Here are 10 habits that can help you re

Celebrate Summer Around Pittsburgh: Mini-Vacation Ideas

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Celebrate Summer Around Pittsburgh: Mini-Vacation Ideas

It’s summer vacation season and although Pittsburgh gives you plenty of reasons to stick around for a stay-cation, there also are a lot of great spots for weekend getaways around the ‘Burgh. Instead of booking a flight to a tropical destination, you can just take a short drive and enjoy some of these mini-vacation spots that are close to the city. 1. Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Get Your Finances on Track with Five Free Money Management Apps

Get Your Finances on Track with Five Free Money Management Apps

With graduation parties, vacations and the other gazillion events going on over the summer, there never could be a better time for a little financial help. What’s even better than financial help? FREE financial help! We’re keeping current with the latest apps that can help you better manage your money, whether you’re trying to take a vacation, buy a house or simply stock a few

Sweet Summertime! Five Ways to Freshen Your Home for Summer

Sweet Summertime! Five Ways to Freshen Your Home for Summer

Warm breezes, long hours of sunlight and endless outdoor fun; yes, it is sweet summertime! You don’t have to be outside sweating in the heat to experience the warmth of the summer season. You can bring summer’s fresh feel inside! Here are five ways to brighten your home décor with some of summer’s sweetness: 1. Let the Natural Light Inside Whether you’re ind

Avoid These Five Financial Mistakes When You Buy a Home

Avoid These Five Financial Mistakes When You Buy a Home

For many of us, summer’s official arrival means it is time for vacations, concerts and other outdoor fun. Of course, all of that excitement comes with a price. If you’re in the process of buying a home, spending on summer activities may be more than you have bargained ? or budgeted ? for! To help homebuyers avoid costly money mistakes this summer, we’ve compiled a list of five

Education and Excitement for Kids: Spend a Summer in Pittsburgh!

Education and Excitement for Kids: Spend a Summer in Pittsburgh!

It wasn’t long ago that we shared some fun Pittsburgh places to take Mom or suggested a few of the ‘Burgh’s best ways to show Dad some love; but, now that school is out for the summer, it is time to point out why Pittsburgh leads the pack when it comes to summertime fun for the kiddos. Today’s list doesn’t even include the city’s legendary Kennywood or Sandca

Five First-time Home Seller FAQs

Five First-time Home Seller FAQs

There often is a lot of focus on first-time home buyers and the questions they may have as they enter the real estate market. However, the same should go for first-time home sellers, right? When you decide to list your first home for sale, you probably have no idea what to expect. To help first-time home sellers, we have compiled a list of common home-seller questions. Here are our top five:

Brunch, Baseball & Brews: Spending Father’s Day in Pittsburgh

Brunch, Baseball & Brews: Spending Father’s Day in Pittsburgh

As if Lord Stanley didn’t bestow an awesome enough honor on many Pittsburgh dads this week, Pittsburgh is full of incredible options for showing Dad that you care on Father’s Day. From baseball to brunches and everything in between, we’ve compiled a list of great ways to spend the day with your dad in Pittsburgh this Father’s Day weekend.    We still may be cel