Making a Move with Children

Sooner or later, many families face the prospect of moving. Disruptive as moving can be for parents, the experience can be even more traumatic for kids, who may not be a part of the decision to move and might not understand it.

Six Traits Buyers Desire in Their Agents

Home buyers have plenty of information available at their fingertips. They’re educated and savvy when it comes to real estate. So why are they turning to you? Amy Chorew, the vice president of platform development at Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate, identifies six traits that home buyers most desire from their real estate agents in today’s market.

10 Ways to Utilize Your Smartphone to Control Your Home

Your smartphone is only as good as the apps you have, right? Of course I know there are other components to a quality smartphone than just applications. Things like cameras, Internet connectivity,file storage, or whatever you want to use it for, but when you get ahold of the right applications you can do more then you think. In fact, with …

New Home Construction on the Rise!

Sales of new single-family houses in June rose by 8.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 497,000, countering a reported drop in existing home sales, the Census Bureau and HUD reported. June sales rose by 8.3 percent from May’s 459,000 and were 38.1 percent higher than a year ago (360,000), reaching their highest level since 2008. The median …

Movin’ On Up!

Ideas When You First Move Into Your Dream Home Nothing is better than finally getting the keys to the new house and getting everything moved in! We have all felt that sense of pride, that sense of accomplishment we all of the hard work and hassle of buying a new house comes to fruition on closing day. There are so …