Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees

By |2018-12-03T19:58:34+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Home Owner Information|

The real versus artificial Christmas tree debate replays itself year after year. But the truth is, each option has its own place on the naughty-and-nice list, especially based on who you ask. Each industry has an association fighting its cause, the American Christmas Tree Association representing artificial tree manufacturers and the National Christmas Tree Association [...]

4 Steps To Get To Know Your New Neighborhood

By |2018-11-13T20:52:45+00:00November 13th, 2018|Home Owner Information|

Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones that once the neighbors saw the moving truck, they were at your doorstep—casserole dish in hand. More than likely, this wasn’t the case and you’ll have to reach out to your neighbors to settle in your new neighborhood. Get to Know Your Neighbors Find Opportunities Create opportunities for [...]

Top 5 Carpet Stain Removal Mistakes

By |2018-10-09T20:57:00+00:00October 9th, 2018|Home Owner Information|

Carpet stain removal can be a challenge. To get the best results, avoid these top 5 carpet stain removal mistakes: Start spraying chemicals – Please DON’T do this! It is unnecessary if you act quickly in removing the stain. Using a dry towel, tamp down and absorb as much of the stain first, or scoop [...]

18 Things a New Homeowner Should Do Immediately to Save Money

By |2018-09-05T23:07:31+00:00September 5th, 2018|Home Owner Information|

So you’ve just moved into your nice new home. You’ve unloaded the boxes and started to unpack your life. Right now is the perfect time to walk through a checklist of ways to save money on your home for years to come. Starting on these things as early as possible will allow you to start [...]

10 Tips for Choosing and Working With a Builder

By |2018-01-22T20:14:09+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Home Owner Information|

1. Don’t approach a builder too soon. It may seem logical if you’re thinking of having construction work done to start by approaching a builder, but don’t be too hasty. Builders are generally good at pricing once they know exactly what’s wanted, but asking for a price before you have any drawings or detailed information [...]

How the New Tax Law Will Affect Homeowners

By |2018-01-08T21:53:22+00:00January 8th, 2018|Home Owner Information|

Just before Congress adjourned for the December holidays, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, receiving President Donald Trump's approval on Dec. 22, 2017. Whether taxpayers are excited, angry or cautiously unsure about the changes to the tax code, most will see several adjustments to the calculation of their gross taxable income, [...]