Winter Selling Season: Why homebuying has never been better

By: Elizabeth Porter Why now is the best time to buy a new home If you have been contemplating buying a new home, your timing couldn’t be better.  As the fourth quarter arrives, our construction teams are full-steam ahead completing all the homes possible before the end of the year and our sales team is […]

Categories: Buying a Home

5 Tips To Save For Your Home Down Payment

Yay!  You’ve decided to buy a new home.  Congratulations!  You are one step closer to achieving the American dream.  With a little planning, you can save up some major cash before closing.  The larger, more substantial your down payment is, the lower your monthly payment for the years to come.  Start your savings plan as […]

Categories: Buying a Home

Selling your house: Pets & their things

When preparing to list your property for sale, homeowners often ask, “Is it okay for my pets and their things to be on display during a showing?”  The answer is no. Allergies, scents and unpredictable pet behavior are just a few reasons to remove your pet when showing your home.  Additionally, we recommend you remove […]

Categories: Selling your house

Now is the time to sell your home

Sellers benefit from the housing market rebound.

Patience pays off.  If you were one of the homeowners waiting for the perfect time to sell your home, now is the time to upgrade to your dream home.  According to the National Association of Realtors, single-family home prices rose 7.2 percent in 2013, compared to 2012.  This increase represents the highest price increase since […]

Categories: Selling your house

Secret Santa

Adult night out Secret Santa block party

Christmas is right around the corner, so what better way to celebrate with your neighbors than with an adult’s night out Secret Santa block party.  Life can be hectic and stressful as adults, so to celebrate the holiday’s how about a well-deserved adult’s night out to relax and have fun with your community. Start by […]

Categories: Family & Pets

Planning a Neighborhood Tailgate Party

By: Hannah Davis Football season is here, so what better ways than to celebrate with your neighbors by have a neighborhood tailgate BBQ party.  Start by getting together with your neighbors and setting a date.  Once you have a date set send out your invites.  You want to give at least two weeks’ notice. Now […]

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Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips for Pet Parents

Tips for a fun and safe Halloween

If you are a pet parent and you are planning on celebrating Halloween with the help of your pets this year, here are some great tips for pet parents from the ASPCA. Candy: Candy should only be given to trick-or-treaters. Chocolate and any candy containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can be dangerous for dogs and […]

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Moving on a Tight Budget

If you are planning to move in the near future and are on a limited budget, here are tips to help cut costs.

Finding extra savings: There are always different ways to find a little extra savings if you take the time to and are willing to make the effort. If you’re moving on a tight budget than you’ve probably realized moving supplies aren’t cheap when you account for the amount you are really going to need for […]

Categories: Moving In

Tips to prepare for selling your home

If you are considering listing your home for sale, here are a few new resources to consider.

Within the last few years, the real estate market has developed and grown. The old way of listing your home has transformed into a tech savvy way of advertising and promoting your listing and has improved the way we now search for new potential homes.

Categories: Selling your house

Spend More Quality Family Time–Favorite Dish Night

Today we all live busy, appointment filled, and hectic lives. If you are looking for a fun way to spend quality time as a family, this is the blog article you’ve been looking for.

Favorite Dish Night – Looking for a fun way to spend quality time as a family or even with your spouse? Consider trying out “Favorite Dish Night”.   You don’t have to be a professional chef or even good at cooking.  “Favorite Dish Night” can be used to spend quality time together and even double as […]

Categories: Family & Pets