Category Archives: Smart Homes

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take … Continue reading

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Selling Your House? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner!

In today’s market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a … Continue reading

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O’ Baby ~ 7 Often Missed Baby-proofing Home Tips

(BPT) – Most parents, or soon-to-be parents, are often aware of the obvious baby proofing checklist items: baby gates, electrical outlet covers, cabinet locks, sharp furniture corners, etc. However, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there are … Continue reading

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Pre-vacation home safety tips

Vacation is something that we all look forward to, but it’s important not to forget about your home—and its safety—while you’re away. With some pre-planning, it’s easy to make sure your house is safe and secure, giving you peace of … Continue reading

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Housing Market Has Already “Sprung Forward”

Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 AM EST in observance of Daylight Savings Time. Unless of course, you are a resident of Arizona or Hawaii! Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Counting Down! Great At-Home Date Night Ideas

Can you believe it?! Tuesday is Valentine’s Day!  Yes, it’s the day Hallmark is king and restaurants are filled to the brim.  If you haven’t made dinner reservations yet, you may be standing for hours at the door. For many … Continue reading

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Jocelyn Bingaman’s Voice of Rett Syndrome

My Coldwell Banker Advantage family asked me to share my story of ‘Home’. Hi, my name is Jocelyn Bingaman and I am a sassy 12-year-old girl who loves watching movies, listening to music and attending school. I live in St. Joseph, … Continue reading

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