Back to School – Already? A Survivor’s Guide

  Back to school season can be both exciting and stressful for children and parents. New teachers, new classmates, starting in a new school – this can all seem overwhelming and even a little scary. Here are some practical ideas for getting the new school year off to a positive start. Chances are you and… Read more »

Top Tips for Added Value: Interior

  Many home sellers overlook easy and relatively inexpensive fixes and upgrades that not only increase visual appeal, but may also add real value to a home’s selling price. While major remodeling is costly and may not address the needs and tastes of prospective buyers, these maintenance and update suggestions have universal appeal and may… Read more »

Challenge: Storage in a Smaller Home

While “tiny houses” take storage planning to an extreme, your typical smaller home still needs accessible, well-planned storage to make it both efficient and livable. Making better use of existing space is a leading trend in home design and usage patterns throughout the home in both renovations and new construction. Most people use a back… Read more »

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Oldies but Goodies: Living with an Older Home

  The charms of living in an older home can be many – history, style, craftsmanship, quirks. But there’s no denying that living in such a home has its challenges. Maintenance can be tricky and expensive, especially if certain systems and features have been neglected over the years. Let’s take a look at some common… Read more »