What Is MLS And How Do You Use It To Find Your Dream Home?

Have you ever wondered how real estate agents get the inside scoop about home listings that just hit the market before anyone else? It’s almost as if real estate agents have a secret tool that gives them first-hand knowledge about home listings. Sure, some of that power is their networking skills, where they may hear about a home listing right…

Should You Put In A Swimming Pool As A Return On Investment?

Texas summers are HOT! For those who live in Texas, swimming pools are not just a luxury but practically a necessity. If you own a swimming pool, it’s a great way to get outside and enjoy the sun while keeping cool. If you have children, a pool can provide hours of summer fun while getting them outside and helping to…

How To Grow Your Own Food With Container Gardens And Raised Beds

Summertime is just around the corner! It’s time for those fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs to make their appearance in your local farmer’s markets and produce stands! But, if you can’t get enough of these delightful healthy greens, why not grow your own garden this year? Container gardens and raised beds are an attractive and easy way to grow…

Want To Buy A Second Home At Your Dream Vacation Destination?

Spring is here, and it’s prime time to plan your summer vacation! If you have a favorite vacation spot that you visit often enough, why not buy a second home there?Where are your dreams calling you to visit this year? Are you longing for a sunny beach or majestic mountains? Perhaps you want to get away to a desert oasis…

What Do Spring Breaks Look Like In Our Future?

Spring breaks have taken place since the 1930’s.  It’s hard to believe that it’s almost one year since the US went under lockdown in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We knew very little about the virus.  It was a time when winter was wrapping up its chilly last days, and Spring was about to bring its blooming flowers…

The Importance of Decluttering and Simple Steps To Make It Happen

Everyone has some clutter that piles up at times. Clutter can easily sneak up on you if you are busy. No matter how much we try to live paperlessly, there are always papers coming home from school and work. We still get snail mail that can pile up. The kids’ toys that get left out and the everyday items you…

How To Get Your Home Updated To Sell With No Budget

Are you ready to sell your home? You may be wondering what steps you need to take to get prepared to sell your home.  Most sellers want to sell their home quickly and inexpensively. It can be very costly when you add up all expenses such as home repairs, closing costs, home staging, and other fees.  Fortunately, there are ways…

Three of the Smartest Ways To Secure a Home

Your home, and the belongings inside and outside, are your most costly investment.  There are many ways you can secure a home.  Most importantly, you want to do all that you can to protect your home and keep your family safe. Learning how to burglar-proof your home is something that you should not put off. There are many affordable home…

How To Bring Families Together In A Multigenerational Home

Family is everything.  We spend our entire lives being cared for and caring for our family.  Now more than ever, middle-aged Americans find themselves a part of what’s known as the “sandwich generation.”   As a result, a multigenerational home is necessary when faced with caring for children while simultaneously caring for aging parents.  Several factors may include health issues,…

How to Make the Best Use of Home Office and Learning Space

As a result of the pandemic, more people than ever are working remotely from home.  This has created a demand for the ideal work space design.  To add to the challenge, there is now a demand for homeschool learning space.  Big corporations are realizing the cost savings and acquiring the technology to allow employees to work remotely while supervising children…