Category Archives: Spring

Make the transition a little less RUFF~ How to Prepare Your Home for New Pets

Congratulations! You’re considering getting a pet, or you’re about to bring a new furry friend home to join the family. This is an exciting moment. Of course, it also requires some preparation — part of which includes readying your home … 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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Here’s to dad and all the magical things that come with him.

Here’s to playing catch in the backyard and jumping on him while he’s still in bed. Here’s to that time he tried to cook dinner when mom was gone and all the junk food he let you eat instead. Here’s … Continue reading

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Hot tips for buying a home in a competitive market

As the weather gets warmer and school comes to a close, the real estate market also heats up. If you’re planning on buying a home, you’ll likely find more properties on the market during the summer months. However, increased competition … Continue reading

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Real Estate Sales Sharply Shifted

In 2015, real estate sales sharply shifted toward the Millennial buyer. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that for those between the ages of 32 and 44, home owners are beginning to surpass home renters. With the oldest Millennials approaching 34, these young … Continue reading

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