Blog Entries in January

5 Must-Have Items for Your House Hunt

5 Must-Have Items for Your House Hunt

This week, we’re saying goodbye to the first month of 2018—so, you know what that means. It is time to take another look at the goals you’ve set for this year. If you have aspirations of buying a home in the next 11 months, you’ll soon want to spring into action. Of course, buying a home can be a difficult process for anyone—from first-time homebuyers to experience

Interviewing Potential Roommates? Ask These 10 Questions First.

Interviewing Potential Roommates? Ask These 10 Questions First.

You’ve probably heard that renting rooms in your own home is becoming quite common. Perhaps you’re just searching for a roommate for your next semester at college. Maybe you’re a landlord who is trying to pair roommates together. In any case, finding the right roommate can be difficult. But you can help yourself by asking a few good questions upfront. Here are 10 things you&rs

10 Home Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

10 Home Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Maybe it’s because your team didn’t make it to the big game. Maybe it’s the unseasonably warm weather. Maybe you’ve just got that home-decorating itch. If you’ve found yourself recently evaluating your home décor—and trying to make some stylish upgrades—we’ve got some great tips for you. If you’re in the midst of updates at your home,

10 Money Resolutions to Make Your 2018 Prosper

10 Money Resolutions to Make Your 2018 Prosper

So far this year, you’re hitting the gym 2–3 times each week; you’ve even booked flights and made plans to travel more; now, it’s time to tackle that resolution to be more fiscally responsible. If buying a home is on your “to do” list in 2018, you’ll want to take your financial resolutions a bit more seriously in a hurry. Your financial picture plays a big

Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Now that we’ve reached mid-January, it is time to get serious about our new year’s resolutions. If you’re working in the real estate industry, one of your resolutions could be to boost your business this year. Not sure where to get started? Here are 10 ways to increase your real estate business in 2018: 1. Be social. In today’s real estate market, you cannot afford to

10 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year in Your Home

10 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year in Your Home

By now, you’ve probably seen that bright ultra violet hue that Pantone has deemed 2018‘s color of the year. If that pretty purple has got you feeling a bit blue about decorating your home this year—and you’re one that just loves to follow the trends—have no fear! Just because Pantone has deemed ultra violet as the color of the year does not mean that you have to incor

2018’s Most In-Demand Home Upgrade Projects

2018’s Most In-Demand Home Upgrade Projects

As we kick off a new year, let's take a look at the upgrade options that are forging to the top of many homeowners’ want lists. As you think about your own winter home renovation projects, here are five of the top upgrades homeowners are craving in 2018: Emerging mattes. When it comes to home upgrades, granite countertops have long ruled the preference list. But, that may not be the c

Celebrate National Trivia Day with These 10 Real Estate Fun Facts

Celebrate National Trivia Day with These 10 Real Estate Fun Facts

Today, Jeopardy fans everywhere are celebrating National Trivia Day. Of course, we couldn’t let real estate enthusiasts miss out on the fun! Thanks to Inman and REtipster, we found enough real estate fun facts to win a round of Double Jeopardy! Here are 10 you’ll want to share around the water cooler today: 1. How could we not start out with Berkshire Hathaway’s very own Chair

Five Ways to Add 2018’s Hottest Trends to Your Home

Five Ways to Add 2018’s Hottest Trends to Your Home

The ball has dropped. The streamers are all swept up. We’ve given 2018 an official welcome and you may already be hard at work on some of the resolutions you set. What does the new year have in store when it comes to your home? New décor trends, of course! From design shapes to textures to colors and more, we’ve done the legwork when it comes to emerging home décor tre

Home Maintenance Help: 5 Things You Need to Check Now

Home Maintenance Help: 5 Things You Need to Check Now

We may be preparing to say goodbye to January, but before we write-off (no tax season pun intended!) the first month of 2017, let’s make sure we’re getting a solid start to this New Year of homeownership. Home maintenance may not have been the first resolution on your list this year; but, it may be one of the most important! Set up your home for a successful 2017! Perform these five