Get a fair mortgage rate for new home Having just gone through this exercise with a client,  I can truthfully say shop around for a mortgage. Big Bank Mortgage Loans Big banks advertise competitive rates and  may offer more favorable rates or incentives if you to bank or invest with them.  We have our mortgage thru […]

selling your home put a fresh coat of paint for appearance

Cost effective cosmetics for home sellers If you are planning on selling your home – stick with neutrals when you re paint. How many times have you walked into a house and thought the whole thing would need to be repainted before you could live in it? Not everyone wants or needs a pink bedroom, […]

first time home buyers keys to success

Getting ready to buy your first home? Weve received numerous calls from new home buyers who are eager to get started with owning a new home. After asking a few questions, it becomes clear they might be leasing for a bit longer. Why is that? It is because they had basically no savings. What most […]

from Realtor.com, By Cathie Ericson | Jan 3, 2018 The house-buying process can seem endless: Attending open houses. Separating your must-haves from nice-to-haves. Identifying your (sort of) dream home. Making an offer. Negotiating the final price. So when you get to inspection day, its tempting to heave a huge sigh of relief now that your […]

by Soules Insurance on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 According to the National Fire Protection Association, every 23 seconds a fire department responded to a fire in the US in 2015. Equipping your home with portable fire extinguishers can assist in minimizing fire damage from small, self-contained fires before much-needed help arrives. You may be unsure […]

Simple tips for home decor to inspire you.

Is it just us, or is everything Joanna Gaines does come out perfect? Check out her banana bread recipe here: https://magnoliamarket.com/fresh-banana-bread/  

What Kind of Questions Should I Ask Before Buying a Home? A reader asks: “We are very new to the homebuying process and have been going to open houses on the weekends. When the agents ask if we have questions, we figure we’re supposed to ask something, but what? What kind of questions should we […]

By Modern Purair (modernpurair.com) Fall is a great season. The air is generally crisp, the smells of pumpkin spice and fireplaces are all around us, and the colours? oh, those magnificent colours! With the cool breeze that fall brings, however, we know that winter will inevitably makes its return here in Canada. This transition sometimes […]

I love the way Joanna Gaines focuses on the simpler side of life. Here she talks about Black Oak Art a local Texan who is following his dreams. Click here for the full article: https://magnoliamarket.com/artisan-spotlight-black-oak-art/

Recipe by: Shelly White So, your family is coming to your house for Thanksgiving – Here’s a quick HOW TO for the perfect turkey! Click here for recipe

by Jessica Yonker Find tough-as-nails plants that can survive your coldest winters! Click here to see this article!

Source: Realtor.com Historic homes designed by famous architects typically fetch a killing on the market, particularly if they’re in affluentneighborhoods. Thisis all the more reason why one such house in Montclair, NJ, designed by Dudley S. Van Antwerp has everyone talking due to its bargain-basementprice: $10. You read that right: Ten. Whole. Dollars. So what’s […]