Plants are one of the easiest ways to bring fresh life into a space. Not only are they beautiful and affordable, but they also bring a bit of nature into your home. With the right touch, you can bring depth, color, and texture into your space with plants. Here are some ways you can decorate with plants. Place plants on a bar car Transform a drab bar cart wi...

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Selling a home with pets can be challenging. Buyers want to envision themselves living in the home, not your family or pets. To appeal to the widest range of buyers, you’ll need to reduce the signs you have a furry family member. Here are our top tips for selling your home when you have pets. Deep clean and deodorize the house A good deep clean is an impo...

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If you’re feeling a little ‘meh’ about your home, it may be time for an update. But what can you do if you don’t have the budget, time, or patience to undergo a full remodel? Short answer: a lot! There’s plenty you can do to refresh your home that won’t cost you an arm and a leg or force you to live in a construction zone for weeks on end. Even better,...

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Do you ever feel like your real estate agent or mortgage broker is speaking a different language? Jargon like ‘ARM’ and ‘BOM’ can make a complicated process feel more confusing. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here are the common real estate terms you’ll encounter so you can better understand the process and feel more confident when searching for yo...

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Most rooms in your home are a constant buzz of activity, but your bedroom should be where you can truly relax and unwind after a long and busy day. It’s the one space in your home that is designed to calm and comfort you. Thankfully you don’t need to overhaul your bedroom or spend a fortune creating a personal retreat. You can create a more relaxing bedroom that ...

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There are a lot of reasons why people need to relocate: finding a new job, improved educational opportunities, moving closer to family, or simply wanting a fresh new start – even if you’re staying within the same state! With so many options and factors, it can be difficult to decide where to live. You want to make sure you’re making the right choice. Here ar...

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As the daylight hours stretch past 4:30 in the afternoon and the weather starts to warm, you know that spring is almost here. It’s hard not to feel optimistic about what’s to come. You may have the strong urge to shake off the last of the winter blues by decluttering and freshening up your space. Thankfully you don’t need to break the bank to breathe new life i...

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If buying a home is in your future, you need to take a careful look at your finances now – well before you begin looking at homes. Life is full of surprises but you don’t want to find one in your finances! Don’t leave your ability to qualify for a mortgage to chance; putting in the work now can mean big savings when you finally purchase your home. Here’s h...

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When does the idea “bigger is always better” not quite right? When it comes to your new home. Much like Goldilocks, you want to find a home that has the right amount of space for your family. But how much space do you need? The answer may actually be less than you think. If you’re planning on buying a new home this year, one of the most important questio...

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Paint is a simple way to breathe new life into your space and change up the style. However, choosing a paint color can feel daunting. While you can always repaint, most people would rather get it right the first time. So how do you choose the right paint colors from the literal thousands of options? We’ve put together 5 tips for finding the perfect paint color f...

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