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    8 Pros You Need on Your Team for a Well-Maintained Home

    By Susanne Casey | February 27, 2020

    Do you have a handyperson, painter and plumber you can trust? Find out the essential home service pros to know! If you are a first-time homeowner or have recently moved to a new area, establishing relationships with the pros you’ll be calling on time and again for regular maintenance — and unexpected repairs — is... Read More

    To-Dos: Your February Home Checklist

    By Susanne Casey | February 13, 2020

    Keep your home fresh and organized this month while you plan for warmer days ahead! February is a time of year to indulge in home comforts like cooking big-batch meals, reading in the afternoon and watching movies with the family. Here are a dozen ideas to add to your to-do list this month, from the... Read More

    Take Advantage of Your Home Equity: A Homeowner’s Guide

    By Susanne Casey | February 6, 2020

    Homeownership offers many advantages over renting, including a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighborhoods with high rates of homeownership have less crime and more civic engagement. Additionally, studies show that homeowners are happier and healthier than renters, and their children do better in school.1 But one of the... Read More

    Is Your Home Accessible for Aging in Place?

    By Susanne Casey | January 29, 2020

    Review our checklist to find out if your house will work for you and your family as you get older Being able to live in your own home as you grow older is certainly an appealing option — and with the right preparation, it can be possible to create a safe and comfortable space that... Read More

    A Cleaning Routine for Your First Home

    By Susanne Casey | January 15, 2020

    With basic supplies and room-by-room checklists, you can get into the housekeeping habit! Moving into your first home is exciting and presents a wonderful opportunity to cultivate new habits, such as getting organized from the start, planting your first garden, and even housekeeping. Cleaning may not be at the top of your list of things you’re excited about... Read More

    Your Guide to a Dozen Popular Decorating Styles

    By Susanne Casey | January 9, 2020

      Get the details on the top looks today and discover which one is right for you Whether you’re shopping for furnishings or sharing your ideas with a designer, knowing which style resonates with you can be a big help. Read on for the need-to-know details about 12 popular styles, including hallmarks of each look,... Read More

    Your Clutter-Clearing Plan for the New Year

    By Susanne Casey | December 26, 2019

    Tackle these tasks month by month for a decluttering strategy that will really pay off! With an entire new year ahead of you, decluttering your home may not seem so hard. But after January, when that new year energy begins to wane, the prospect of tackling such a big project tends to overwhelm. Enter your... Read More

    Will These 9 Paint Colors Take Over Homes in 2020?

    By Susanne Casey | December 19, 2019

    Major paint companies choose colors of the year that are fresh, upbeat and mostly on the cool side Pantone, the color management company, recently announced its pick for 2020 Color of the Year; most of the major paint companies also pick colors they think will dominate homes in the year ahead. As usual, the selections are... Read More

    Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

    By Susanne Casey | December 5, 2019

    Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favorites for every room in the house. These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” that will delight your friends and... Read More

    Your Complete Holiday Season Planner

    By Susanne Casey | November 21, 2019

    Use this checklist to stay organized as you get ready for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s! Yes, it’s that time of year already. Thanksgiving will be here soon, and Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s are on the horizon. You may have already booked holiday flights or started buying a few gifts. Now... Read More

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