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Back To School Tips For Parents

Back To School Tips For Parents

Going back to school after the long summer is always a time of excitement, especially after the uncertainty of last year. While your children may be overly excited or even a bit worried about new teachers, new subjects and meeting their friends, the days leading up to the first day back are always busy and stressful. The best way to prepare your children for the new school year is making an organi

Keeping You Safe: Storm Safety Tips

Keeping You Safe: Storm Safety Tips

With storm season upon us, it is important that you learn how to protect yourself, your family and your home from the danger of storms. Keep reading for more information and safety tips.    Keep Up with Repairs These safety measures should be a priority all year round. This way, when a storm comes, you will not be scrambling to prepare. Check for loose shudders, fence posts, o

How to Start Early on Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Start Early on Your New Year’s Resolutions

2020 has been a long year so why wait until January 1st to start your New Year’s Resolutions! If your goals this year are to get organized, why not start writing things down now? Or if you want to get in shape, start doing what you can to work out during the holidays! Getting in a practice round before 2021 could give you the best possible chance of success going into the new year.  Che

Need a Scholarship? Here’s how to Enter!

Need a Scholarship? Here’s how to Enter!

It’s that time of year where both students and parents begin to think about starting to apply for scholarships! Have you considered the Dream, Innovate, Grow Scholarship? Each year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty hosts a scholarship program, open to all high school students in the area who are planning to attend a technical school or college this fall.  The Dream,

Holiday Recipe Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Holiday Recipe Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Being home for the holidays means enjoying quality time with friends and family, indulging in good food and drinks, and making the most of your time together! This holiday season might look a little bit different, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get busy in the kitchen and create some amazing recipes. Check out some of the best recipes perfect for any festivity this holiday

How to Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive During Covid

How to Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive During Covid

From going to school or work to grocery shopping and visiting the doctor, 2020 has had a whirlwind of changes.  With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s important to recognize that some of our favorite traditions and celebrations may look a little different this year, too.  The good news is that holiday traditions do not have to stop! By following the recommendations from you

Four Home Buying Tips for a Growing Family

Four Home Buying Tips for a Growing Family

The prospect of buying a new home can be fun and exciting. It can also be a bit nerve-wracking, given that you want to get it just right. How do you know that the house you fall in love with is the house? How can you be sure that you will be happy with your choice years down the road? With a growing family in mind, most homeowners worry about finding the perfect family home.  Before you start

The Best Weekend Activities in Pittsburgh

The Best Weekend Activities in Pittsburgh

Whether you have lived in Pittsburgh your whole life or are new to the Steel City, there are so many activities for you to fill your weekends with.  Even though the city in the green phase, there are still a ton of things to do while wearing a mask, of course. Check out this list of fun weekend activities you can participate in this weekend, while safely social distancing!    Pi

The Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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The Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 21st is right around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about what to get Dad for Father’s Day! To help you out we have come up with some of the best gifts for dads in 2020.  Whether Dad loves to golf, cook, or the newest tech gadgets, there is something for him to make him feel special this Father’s Day.     Wireless Headphones 

How to Celebrate National Trails Day

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How to Celebrate National Trails Day

The first Saturday in June is National Trails Day, which paired with the nice weather this weekend should be the perfect excuse for you to get out of the house, celebrate nature and enjoy some time in the great outdoors!  The city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas have some of the best places to hike, bike, and escape your daily routine! Check out the best trails in the area below. &nb