March 5, 2018

It's a funny feeling when you are asked to turn over your bank statements to a lender. 

When you are asked to turn over this seemingly private document, there can be a sense of reluctancy. Will they judge me for what I have in my account? How do I stack up to the others...

March 5, 2018

So you are considering a new construction home? Luckily for us, new construction home developments are popping up all over the place. New construction is a great alternative to an older home, but it really comes down to personal preference. That being said, the process...

February 1, 2018

We all have a single dreaded drawer in our kitchens; the junk drawer. While this drawer is all to common in our American society, few mustard up the courage to tackle organizing and making the drawer useful once again - and with good reason. 

Every time we open up this...

February 1, 2018

Purchasing a condo, townhouse, or home in a planned community tends to require that you join a homeowner's association (HOA). HOA's are great in a sense that they usually keep up the grounds in the community, some have amenities (like pools and parks), and tend to upho...

January 4, 2018

While owning a home is one of the most rewarding investments of your life, it doesn't come without tradeoffs. The unfortunate part of owning a home is the upkeep necessary to keep it at tip top shape. As the age of our homes grow, so does the need to invest in items to...

January 4, 2018

One of the most difficult problems to solve is brightening a dark room. 

Dark rooms are no fun - trust me, nothing bugs me more than a windowless, dark, and drab room. I am a HUGE proponent of brightening up dark rooms so long as it is done right. As we all know, there...

November 30, 2017

One of the most overwhelming obstacles in the homebuying process is obtaining the right mortgage. There is literally thousands of articles online all telling you different things and I wanted to write this article to provide some clarity to the process.

The first consid...

November 30, 2017

After years and years of chaos, great memories and laughter, you may find yourself back with an empty nest. With your kids off on their own, you finally have time to think about yourself! One thing that tends to be quick to recognize is that your large 4 bedroom home m...

October 31, 2017

Cramped, cluttered, and chaos - a few words that describes oh so many of our living spaces. Trust me, I've been there. 

No matter what we do, we just can't seem to get those tight spaces to feel like home. It's a daunting task to say the least. 

Today, we change our pers...

October 31, 2017

I get it. You are counting down the days to Thanksgiving and the thought of hosting for the first time has you sweating. It's not the hard work that has you scared, it's the expectations you are looking to fulfill.

Uncle Bob loves turkey, and if you burn it he will make...

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