Are Your Home and Family Disaster-Ready?

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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

Why Spring is a Great Time to Start Building a Home

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Ah, spring — the time when birds sing, tulips bloom, trees blossom, and… foundations get poured! You don’t need to wait until summer to begin building. See why spring can be a great time to start building a home.   Weather’s Impact on Building a Home The best time to build a house is when it’s dry and cool. When … Read More

Things to Consider When Moving to a New City

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So, you want to try living in a new city! Whether you make the move for a job offer or a change of scenery, you have a lot to consider. Cost of living and safety often top the list, but think through everything. Moving means a big lifestyle change. We don’t want you to forget anything so we made a … Read More

Tips For Easing Your Child Into a New School

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Whether you’ve moved to a new area or your child is transitioning to middle or high school, starting a new school can be tough. Naturally, you want your child to succeed and make friends at his or her new school. Here are some tips on how to ease the transition.   Choose the New School as a Family If you … Read More

How to Throw a Fantastic Housewarming Party

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You’ve moved into your new home — congratulations! You probably want to celebrate with family, friends, and possibly the new neighbors. But with everything else that’s been on your mind, you may not have had time to think about a party. Once you catch your breath, start planning. It’s not too late, even if it’s been several months since you … Read More

Make Your Dream Home a Pet-Friendly Home

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Pets are part of the family. When you shop for the perfect new home, you want to make sure it’s not only idyllic for adults and children but for any current or future pets. As you shop for existing homes or plan to have one built, think ahead about your pet’s needs. Here are some of the factors that make … Read More