Condos vs. Houses: Which Should You Buy?

Condos vs. Houses: Which Should You Buy?


Condos vs. Houses: Which Should You Buy?

So you’ve decided to purchase a home. Great. Now comes the hard part. Are you going to purchase a house or a condominium? Depending on your stage of life and what’s available to you the answer might seem obvious, but for others it’s not so simple. (hgtv.ca)

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Are Open Floor Plans Losing Appeal?

Are Open Floor Plans Losing Appeal?


Are Open Floor Plans Losing Appeal?

Open floor plans, which typically combine the kitchen, living room, and dining room in one large, open area, have dominated home design trends in recent years. But now, buyers may be starting to shun this type of layout, The Wall Street Journal reports. (realtor.org)

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Home Buying: Why Researching the Neighborhood Matters

Home Buying: Why Researching the Neighborhood Matters


Home Buying: Why Researching the Neighborhood Matters

So you’re in the market for a home and you have a list of deal breakers: the house has to have the right amount of square footage, enough storage space, and a nice backyard- but have you considered the location of the home? (dreamcasa.org)

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The Real Deal: Am I Ready to Buy a House?

The Real Deal: Am I Ready to Buy a House?


The Real Deal: Am I Ready to Buy a House?

How do you know if you’re ready to buy a home, and whether it’s a good idea? Here are some ways to gauge whether you’re really ready to buy – and keep – a home. (Apartment Therapy)

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7 Normal Feelings New Homeowners Should Never Feel Guilty About

7 Normal Feelings New Homeowners Should Never Feel Guilty About


7 Normal Feelings New Homeowners Should Never Feel Guilty About

In your first year of owning your own home, every new day brings on a new challenge. And thanks to that fresh and dewy homeowner glow, you’re poised to tackle them all. Who cares if the wall is crooked and the kitchen is in disarray – they’re yours (apartmenttherapy.com)

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The Top 6 Excuses for Clutter

The Top 6 Excuses for Clutter


The Top 6 Excuses for Clutter

People feel a responsibility to be good stewards of things, says Randy Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts, and a coauthor of Buried in Treasures. Especially items they’ve been given by or inherited from a loved one. (realsimple.com)

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How to Plan for Building an Outdoor Fireplace

How to Plan for Building an Outdoor Fireplace


How to Plan for Building an Outdoor Fireplace

Learn how to plan for building an outdoor fireplace, and get tips and tricks for creating a warm and welcoming focal point for your outdoor living space. (hgtv.com)

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