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Blog Entries in February

Eight Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Cold and Germ Season

Eight Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Cold and Germ Season

You might have noticed that subtly longer days and milder temperatures have been creeping back onto the scene lately. It’s true—spring is on the horizon. But, we’re not in the clear just yet. In fact, in addition to those days of sunshine and fresh air we’ve been treated to recently, many of us also have been battling end-of-season cold and flu germs. Once germs infest y

Weighing the Benefits of a Home Warranty

Weighing the Benefits of a Home Warranty

When you invest in a home, whether it is brand new or beautifully aged, you want to make sure it is protected. Homeowners insurance, which is required when you purchase a home, covers against major occurrences like fire and crime. However, homeowners insurance will not cover specific parts of your home, like your plumbing or heating and cooling system. Instead, you can opt for a home warranty that

Buyers and Sellers: How to Handle Multiple Offers on a Home

Buyers and Sellers: How to Handle Multiple Offers on a Home

With the passing of Valentine’s Day and the upcoming spring home-buying season, it pretty much goes without saying that love is in the air for homes currently on the market. With all that affection toward available homes, many buyers and sellers might find themselves in a multi-offer situation this spring. In this instance, what a seller favors, a buyer might dread. So, we’re offeri

10 Home Projects to Complete in Winter

10 Home Projects to Complete in Winter

During winter, it is easy for cabin fever to set in. Cold temperatures tend to keep us all indoors, which can leave us craving spring’s sweet sunshine and fresh air. Instead of settling for a dreary indoor experience for the rest of the winter, keep yourself busy by tackling a few tasks in your home. You’ll create a comfortable space to spend your time until spring arrives. From somew

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

Ten Ways to Decide if Now is a Good Time to Downsize

Ten Ways to Decide if Now is a Good Time to Downsize

The real estate market continues to heat up as many sellers prepare to list their homes. In kind, buyers are eagerly anticipating the influx of homes that are typically available in spring. With this in mind, you may be considering listing your home as well. If you’ve reached retirement, are nearing it or will soon be sending a child off to college, you could be considering listing your h