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Blog Entries in July

A Foodie’s Guide to the Best Pittsburgh Restaurants

A Foodie’s Guide to the Best Pittsburgh Restaurants

Calling all Pittsburgh foodies! Pittsburgh’s lively and expanding food scene is one of our favorite things about calling the Steel City home.  From food trucks to our more traditional Yinzer cuisine like Primanti Brothers and Pamela’s Diner, there’s something here for everyone.   Gaucho Located in the Strip District, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina serves wood-fired de

Six Benefits from a Fresh Coat of Paint

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Six Benefits from a Fresh Coat of Paint

Sellers, are you stuck on how to update your home before listing it?   How about adding a touch of paint? We have put together a list of benefits that a fresh coat of paint can add to your home when selling.     Change of Trends Did you ever paint a trend that now looks out of date? It's a good idea to take a look at your paint colors and make sure they match design

6 Best Spots to Take Your Dog in Pittsburgh

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6 Best Spots to Take Your Dog in Pittsburgh

Now that it's finally July, it’s time to start enjoying the summer.  There's no better feeling than spending time with man’s best friend. These six dog-friendly spots in Pittsburgh will let you and your pet enjoy the summer together!    North Park Take a hike or grab a bite to eat at Over the Bar Bicycle Cafe with your dog.  North Park, Located in All

Renters: Five Reasons You Need Insurance

Renters: Five Reasons You Need Insurance

As students and staff prepare to head back to class this fall, you can bet that many lease agreements are being renewed or even signed for the very first time. If you’re a landlord, you obviously carry insurance on your property. But if you’re renting, you should know that your landlord’s insurance policy does not cover you and your belongings. When it comes to any unfortunate

Considering an Addition? Ask These Five Questions First.

Considering an Addition? Ask These Five Questions First.

Summer may be the time for switching it up when it comes to your home, but that doesn’t have to mean buying a new home and starting all over. In fact, if you’re a long-time homeowner whose home just isn’t measuring up to all your needs and wants anymore, you could consider adding on to the home you love instead of abandoning it altogether. Has the home renovation bug bit you thi

Mortgage Matters - How to Choose One That is Right for You

Mortgage Matters - How to Choose One That is Right for You

When it comes to purchasing a new home, buyers are typically excited about choosing the options that are most important to them. Flooring, countertops and other fixtures may top their lists. But does that excitement carry over to a buyer’s home loan? Not always. When you apply for a mortgage, you may feel like your only options are approval or denial. But there are choices when it comes to

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value This Summer

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value This Summer

You’ve probably already seen back-to-school displays in stores. You may even be feeling a little sad because the end of summer is in sight. But that doesn’t mean there is no time left for a few summer projects around your home. In fact, there are some simple things you can do to your home to add some value, particularly if you’re planning to sell anytime soon. If you have the

Spend National Ice Cream Month Sampling Pittsburgh’s Best Ice Cream

Spend National Ice Cream Month Sampling Pittsburgh’s Best Ice Cream

As if we even needed a reason to enjoy more ice cream this summer, July is National Ice Cream Month! How can you celebrate this sweet occasion? By visiting some of Pittsburgh’s best ice cream shops, of course. You don’t have to look too far to find good ice cream in Pittsburgh. Here are five of our favorite ice cream shops in and around the city: 1. Glen’s Frozen Custard I

Five Tips for Throwing a Great Housewarming Party

Five Tips for Throwing a Great Housewarming Party

In the process of moving into a new home this summer? Well, don’t forget to christen your new space with a housewarming party! We know, we know, the last thing you may feel like doing when you’re in the midst of unpacking boxes and setting up your new home is entertaining. But you may be pleasantly surprised by how it feels to take a minute, welcome a few friends, meet a few neighbors

5 Things Buyers Should Know Before Buying a Home Without an Agent

5 Things Buyers Should Know Before Buying a Home Without an Agent

When it comes to real estate, you’ve probably heard of homes being listed as “for sale by owner.” This is when a home is put up for sale by its owners, without the help of a real estate agent. Similarly, it is possible to buy a home without the help of a professional real estate agent. It is possible, but not necessarily easy. Though some buyers are able to find a home, make a