Category Archives: Where Home Begins

Rent vs. own: Which is right for you?

If you’re thinking of buying your first home, you’ve probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home – and for good reason. Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Home Back in Shape After the Holidays

Putting your home in order can be a great way to transition from the holiday season to a fresh new year. For many people, the week between Christmas and New Year’s can be chaotic, with the kids home from school, … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home During the Holidays!

Buyers looking for homes during the cooler, less popular months of the year tend to be more serious about finding a home, which is good news for sellers. Unfortunately, many major holidays occur during this time of year, which is … 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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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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