Keys to Homeownership: Getting a Home Inspection
Before signing on the dotted line, it’s important to know what exactly comes with the new house you’re about to buy. In addition to that amazing kitchen, fabulous master bath and lush green…
Keys to Homeownership: Negotiating a Purchase Price
Congratulations, you found it …your dream home! Before you celebrate, though, you first have to put in an offer and come to an agreed-upon price between you and the seller. Negotiating…
Keys to Homeownership: Finding the Right Neighborhood
It’s no coincidence that one of the most popular and timeless pieces of advice in real estate is, “Location, location, location.” And while finding the “perfect” home is important, finding the…
Keys to Homeownership: Affording a Home
Ask any real estate professional what the first step in the home buying process should be, and they will almost always say “get pre-approved.” Many first-time buyers aren’t quite sure…
Man in home office
Your emailed receipts are saved on your computer. The bank statements you get by mail are haphazardly tossed into a desk drawer. Your car insurance policy is buried somewhere in a…
Ways to Keep Your Detached Garage Safe and Secure
What do you keep in your garage? Cars? Lawn equipment? Tools? Chances are, you’re storing some valuable belongings in there. While you may have home security measures in place, you…
If a Passenger Falls Off My Boat, What Do I Do?
Boating can give you a chance to feel the wind in your hair and enjoy the sunshine, while providing an opportunity to cool off, too. But even if you take…
Grilling Ideas: Vegetables, Pizza and Even Dessert
Summer’s here, and for many, that means preparing food on the grill. Whether it’s steak, burgers, chicken, sausages or hot dogs, grilling can be an easy and delicious way to…
Five co-workers eating a healthful lunch at the office
Having healthy employees not only makes for a happier workplace, it’s also a smart way to run a business. After all, healthy employees use fewer medical and mental health services —…
Marigolds in a backyard crate
Gathering with friends and family for barbecues and backyard parties is a hallmark of summer. But the summer doesn’t just bring people out — it also brings out pesky little…