Posts Tagged ‘home’

The New Shared Space

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Americans are cohabitating in new ways, due to economic shifts or changing cultural norms and preferences. This creates new demand and expectations of what a home provides! #modernfamily

Renting Vs. Owning

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Here’s some perks as to why owning a #home might be a better option than #renting a #home! Let me know if you’re ready to buy or sell your home by contacting me @ (904) 247-0059!

What to Do About Dinner When Your Kitchen Is Being Remodeled

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Five months of bending over the bathtub to wash dishes during her kitchen remodel was no fun for homeowner and chef Christina Chavez. But her kids, on the other hand, delighted in the novelty of it all, turning dish drying into a game. Sometimes, kids just have a better view of the world, seeing the adventure in […]

How Much Home Can Your Lifestyle Afford?

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

If you’re considering purchasing a home, you’ve likely already considered how much you have available for a down payment, what an ideal mortgage payment would be, and how much home you can actually afford based on your monthly income. But what about your lifestyle? Have you considered how much wiggle room you need to leave […]

The 5 Best Things to Do When You Move into Your New Home

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

This article was contributed by Katie and Jeremy Bower, home and lifestyle bloggers for “Bower Power.” They spend every waking minute loving to create, improving homes, and teaching their four little boys (all ages six and under!) how to laugh, love, and learn!   Moving into your dream home can be a daunting task. Between unpacking, […]

Sick of Winter? These Houseplants Will Perk Up Your Mood

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Yes, there are plants for winter depression, and here’s how they work. Real talk: “JanuFeb” can be grim. The holidays are a distant memory, and now you have to slog through a barrage of dark, frigid days until spring makes its glorious appearance. To escape that persistent winter funk, shake off that heated Snuggie and take […]

Should I Sell or Rent Out My House? How to Weigh the Pros and Cons

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Many homeowners who need to move decide to sell their current home so they can have plenty of cash to buy their next digs. Still, though, some might wonder: Should I sell or rent out my house? It’s a good question. Owning rental property, after all, brings in predictable, long-term income. But make no mistake, backing into a landlord […]

7 Ways to Get the Best Work from Your Contractor

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

We’ve been around enough remodeling jobs to know that if you want great results, you’ll need to actively manage the process — even if you’ve hired a general contractor to oversee the work. Get apathetic or lose your focus and you may pay for it — literally. Here are seven smart ways to stay on top of […]

They’ll Think You Hired a Pro if You Use These 5 Painting Hacks

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue. Use these simple painting tips and tricks from the pros to make the process faster and less messy — and ensure a gorgeous end result. 1. Soak Brushes in Fabric Softener to Keep Bristles Soft […]

Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Get ready for your open house — stress-free — by starting early and breaking down your to-do list into manageable chunks. Use this timeline of 35 tips and your house will stand out from the competition on open house day. Four Weeks Before the Open House Ask your parents to babysit the kids the weekend […]