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Monthly Archives: August 2020

    What Should I Do With Leftover Paint?

    By Raegan George | August 31, 2020

    If you have paint cans stacking up in your basement or closet because you aren’t sure whether to keep them or how to dispose of them, you’ve come to the right place! First, you will want to determine if the paint is still good or not. Any solvent-based paint typically has a 15-year shelf life.... Read More

    Two Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall

    By Raegan George | August 28, 2020

    The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as a result, many people have been laid off or furloughed. Naturally, that would lead many to believe we might see a... Read More

    Thinking About Buying a Foreclosure?

    By Raegan George | August 27, 2020

    As homebuyers look for deals in times of uncertainty, many are becoming aware of foreclosed homes and the benefits that come with purchasing one. If you are interested in buying a foreclosed home, here’s what you might need to know. Where Should I Buy? Places affected by the housing crisis will likely be your best... Read More

    Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

    By Raegan George | August 26, 2020

    So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. From COVID-19 to record unemployment and then the resulting recession, just to name a few, the second quarter of 2020 has had more than a few challenges. Amidst the many roadblocks, however, the U.S. homeownership... Read More

    Need Space? Ditch Your Dining Room!

    By Raegan George | August 25, 2020

    More and more, we see families on the go. Dinners have evolved and formal dining is becoming a way of the past – or is reserved just for special occasions. With that in mind, we see more and more often that dining rooms are left untouched a mass majority of the year. Many people still... Read More

    Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

    By Raegan George | August 24, 2020

    In today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for buyers to find homes to purchase, as the number of houses for sale is far below the current demand. Now, however, we’re seeing sellers slowly starting to come back into the market, a bright spark for potential buyers. Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at, explains: “Seller confidence has... Read More

    How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs?

    By Raegan George | August 21, 2020

    With more companies figuring out how to efficiently and effectively enable their employees to work remotely (and for longer than most of us initially expected), homeowners throughout the country are re-evaluating their needs. Do I still need to live close to my company’s office building? Do I need a larger home with more office space?... Read More

    Tricks For Hard-To-Paint Areas

    By Raegan George | August 20, 2020

    While some DIY projects seem like they should be left for the pros, painting doesn’t have to be one of them. Basic painting seems easy enough, but sometimes we run into those hard-to-paint areas and regret not hiring a professional. Instead of hanging up the towel, try out these tricks for those spots and see if... Read More

    Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

    By Raegan George | August 19, 2020

    Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, there are perks today that are rarely available, and definitely worth looking into. Here are the top two. The Biggest Perk for Buyers: Low Mortgage Rates... Read More

    Organizing Your Junk Drawer

    By Raegan George | August 18, 2020

    Have you been looking for a budget-friendly way to organize that pesky junk drawer in your home? Instead of heading to the store and spending money on organizers, take a look around your home first. Do you have any old egg cartons waiting to be recycled? Small jars, bowls, or lid-less Tupperware waiting to be... Read More