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Blog Entries in January

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

10 Plants for Your Home This National Houseplant Appreciation Day

10 Plants for Your Home This National Houseplant Appreciation Day

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter. Since today is National Houseplant Appreciation Day, what better way to start combatting cabin fever than by adding a few houseplants to

Want to Buy a Home in 2019? Take These Six Steps Now

Want to Buy a Home in 2019? Take These Six Steps Now

There is always a lot of focus on making changes during the beginning of the year. And, why not? The new year is a great time to focus on the things you want. If you’re looking to buy a home in 2019, it is never too early to start preparing. Got home ownership on your to-do list for the year? Add these resolutions to your daily routine now: 1. Work to improve your credit score. For mo

Congratulations to the January 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the January 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our first Hockey Mom winner of 2019, Tammy Kitterman from Bethel Park. Tammy’s son, Brock, plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins Blind Hockey Team. When Brock was 12 weeks old, he was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer. Tammy had to fight for her son’s life and she has continued to fight for her son every day to make sure his needs are met. Fas

Kick Off 2019 With 10 Hot Home Trends

Kick Off 2019 With 10 Hot Home Trends

Now that the new year has arrived, many of us are busily plugging away at our resolutions. You know, eating healthier, spending less and making a few much-needed style upgrades around our homes! If home renovations were not on your list of to-dos for 2019, we have a feeling they soon will be! This year offers some home trends you simply must try. Here are 10 of our favorites for 2019:  &nb

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