Easy Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

June 18th, 2019

Going green at home doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of green.  There are little things you can do everyday that can make a big difference.  We’re talking LED lightbulbs, using a toaster oven instead of the big oven, composting your food scraps, fixing leaky faucets, line-drying laundry, and reusing shopping bags for starters Read More...

7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home

April 24th, 2019

A lot has changed when it comes to taxes and the related benefits of owning a home.  New provisions in the federal tax laws can impact both current homeowners, as well as those considering taking the leap from renter to owner.  Realtor.com offers an excellent guide to the items that may, or may not, be deductible Read More...

Cool Features Every Kid’s Room Should Have

April 10th, 2019

Kids of all ages love having their own space.  When you design their rooms with today’s trendiest features, you can gain major points for being the coolest parent on the planet. What’s in?  Bunk beds, of course.  But today’s trend is to not have a desk underneath.  Better to have an extra sleeping space for when the BFF sleeps over Read More...

Snowed In?

March 13th, 2019

School-closing snow days are here.  Are you ready to keep your kids busy while keeping your sanity intact?  If the weather is too frightful for them to play outside, make it a fun, stress-free day inside with some boredom-busting ideas from Mommy Poppins and Accuweather.  With a little wax paper and a carpet, you can create an indoor ice-skating pond Read More...

Why Do I Need Title Insurance

March 6th, 2019

When you purchase a home, you will most likely be required to have title insurance.  Why?  Because the chain of ownership of the property you’re buying could have resulted in problems that will cost you money if they are not detected.  Some of the most common include liens that could transfer to you as the new owner, omitted heirs who could claim ownership of the property, fraud in past transactions, or errors in the public record Read More...

Show Your Home Some Love!

February 14th, 2019

Love your home?  Winter in general – is a great time to give your home, sweet, home a little extra pampering!  Bring it flowers or give extra attention to something that needs fixing.  Consider buying your home a little “jewelry” to adorn spaces.  Art, lighting, or accessories that add beauty or eclectic charm are sure to please Read More...

Do you really need a bathtub?

January 9th, 2019

One of the emerging trends in home design is the no-tub trend. Bathtubs are no longer considered a must-have. With today’s busy schedules, leisurely soaks in a candle-lit bubble bath are just not happening for most people.  So, many homeowners are opting to forego the tub in all baths, other than the master bath, where a soaking tub or whirlpool is still common Read More...

25 Firewood Facts

December 26th, 2018

If you love the look and feel of a roaring fire in your fireplace or woodstove, and you light things up the old-fashioned way – with wood – you should watch this video! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, Read More...

Smart Bathrooms

December 12th, 2018

If you like to sing in the shower, you might also enjoy talking to your bathroom.  Voice activated, high-tech lighting and music are just two of the new technologies now available in the smart bathrooms category.   Mirrors can do more than simply reflect your natural good looks.  Now, you can enjoy automatic fine tuning of light, or heating controls that do away with condensation Read More...

Fall Door Décor… and More!

October 31st, 2018

For those who dream of fall decorating while sipping a pumpkin spice latte and munching apple pie – these ideas are for you!  This year, take your décor up a notch and go for something awesome to create autumn curb appeal.  Woohome.com offers 22 truly cool ideas that you won’t see on every other home in your neighborhood Read More...