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Our blog is a great resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. You’ll find a wide range of topics, from tips on how to stage your home for sale to the latest news on the housing market. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, our blog is a valuable resource.

How to Create a Calm and Relaxing Bedroom

By Jill Carpenter | Oct 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

The atmosphere and environment of your bedroom matter more than you think! While you might think a bedroom is just where you sleep, it’s also a place focused on refreshing and rejuvenating for the day ahead. The colors and style of a room can play a big role in changing how you feel when spending […]

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How Much Square Footage Do You Need For Your Family?

By Jill Carpenter | Oct 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

When it comes time to begin your search for a new home, there are many decisions to make. While you might think you should buy the largest house you can afford, there are other considerations to make when it comes to selecting a home size. The size, or square footage, of your home matters in […]

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5 Design Elements That Make Your Home Look Dated

By Jill Carpenter | Oct 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you’re selling a home, there may be some outdated design elements holding your sale back. As styles change over the decades, outdated styles seem to stand out to buyers looking for updated homes. Certain design elements can also call too much attention to the age of your home. If you’ve updated certain parts of […]

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Why Fall Is the Best Time for Planting

By Jill Carpenter | Oct 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Since ancient times, spring has been a symbol of growth and renewal, so it’s not surprising that a lot of people think spring is the best time to start a garden, followed by summer. Actually, though, spring and summer aren’t the best times for planting; fall is.   That doesn’t make sense, you might think. […]

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What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market?

By Jill Carpenter | Sep 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The percentage of economists who believe that a recession will occur in the next 12 months is growing, according to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal.   In July 2021, only 12% of economists surveyed thought that there would be a recession by this time in 2022. When polled again this past July, […]

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What to do if Your Home Isn’t Selling

By Jill Carpenter | Sep 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

You’ve put your home on the market, but it’s not selling. What could be wrong?   It can feel like a personal attack when your home doesn’t sell. You may start to wonder what you’re doing wrong or if there’s something wrong with your house.   Before you start pointing fingers and tearing down walls, […]

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Hidden Moving Expenses You Need to Know About

By Jill Carpenter | Sep 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Moving is expensive! You have to pay for the moving truck, gas, and packing supplies, and then there are all the hidden costs that you don’t think about until it’s too late. It’s hard enough to move without having to worry about extra expenses, but they can really add up if you’re not careful. We’ve […]

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Don’t Let Tree Roots Destroy Your Home

By Jill Carpenter | Sep 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

A tree is no doubt one of Mother Nature’s most impressive feats. They provide shade on hot days, act as a windbreak during storms, and help to improve air quality. In addition, trees can also increase the curb appeal of a property and add to its resale value. However, tree roots can cause a lot […]

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4 Easy School Night Meals for Dinner

By Jill Carpenter | Aug 24, 2022 | 0 Comments
4 Easy School Night Dinners

The kids are finally heading back to school! When they get home, do you know what to make in the hour before that evening movie, backyard party or game night with friends? You deserve an easy, quick recipe that will amaze your kids and fuel them up for the night’s homework. Want something for dinner […]

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Questions to Ask When Touring a Property

By Jill Carpenter | Aug 17, 2022 | 0 Comments
Questions to Ask When Touring a Property

When you’re ready to begin searching for a new home and start touring, it’s easy to get swept up in the process. The combination of an exciting prospect of a significant life change and the persuasive tactics of those trying to sell you that life can often lead to you leaving a property tour with […]

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