Refresh Your Empty Nest

One of the most exciting times in you and your spouse’s lives may be when you send your kids off to college or when they move to apartments or houses of their own. You might find yourself a little sad, yet eager for the possibilities. Maybe you’re looking around your house right now, wondering what kind of updates you can … Read More

How to (Un)wire Your House for Entertainment

For years now, making the switch from cable TV entertainment to wireless streaming has been trending in home entertainment. In fact, according to eMarketer, 22 million people have “cut the cord” and dropped cable services. And the number of people who have never subscribed to cable TV, known as “cord-nevers,” rises every year and is up to 34 million. So … Read More

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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Buying New Construction

You can’t deny the genuine excitement over building a new home, no matter the bouts of stress and nerves.  It’s the perfect literal foundation for fresh experiences and reward for your hard work. But amidst the excitement, watch out for common mistakes to avoid when buying new construction. Learn how to achieve the best results possible for your investment and … Read More

Ten Coolest Home Design Apps

Building your custom dream home can be a lot of fun. Imagine being in almost complete control over the size and specs of your house. Sound exciting? But what if you’re not in the market for a new house and still want to get the thrill of designing your dream home? Well, you’re in luck, because there are plenty of … Read More

The Best Flowers to Plant in Late Summer and Fall

Summer is winding down and fall begins, unofficially, after Labor Day. Perhaps you’ve returned from a summer of travelling or have just seen the kids back to school. You may find yourself spending a little more time at home, looking for a creative outlet. As you prepare for cooler weather, don’t put away the gardening gloves and trowels just yet! … Read More

Should You Hire a Realtor or Sell Your Home Yourself?

Are you selling your home? It’s not always an easy decision when considering using a realtor to assist or selling your home yourself. Both options have pros and cons. It’s important to make an informed decision for the maximum amount of profits on the property you’re selling. Continue reading about the benefits and drawbacks of selling your home yourself vs. … Read More

How Reality TV Has Changed The Way People Look for New Homes

TV shows about house-hunting have captured the attention of viewers of all ages. Young and old alike have become entranced with the concept of buying, flipping, and renovating homes. Because of the increased popularity in these shows, people are jumping headfirst into the world of real estate and renovation. They now shop for homes in a whole new way. Though … Read More

Set Up the Perfect Homework Space

It’s the ongoing challenge of each school year: keep kids focused and successful in their studies. You probably know just how much more productive you are when you work in the right space. The same is true for kids. Whether completing math problems or composing a poem, a child needs the right environment for his or her learning style. Set your kids … Read More

Are Your Home and Family Disaster-Ready?

Protecting against natural disasters is just as wise as winterizing your lawn and garden, and routinely performing spring cleaning. Find out how to keep your home and family disaster-ready, so you have what you need, when harsh elements strike.   Don’t Ignore the Risk of Flooding Nature hit this past February quite hard, with many storms. According to WLWT Channel … Read More