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Can you own your dream house with student debt?

Did you know you can buy your dream home while paying off student loan debt? It’s true and even quite common. While student loans are factored into your debt-to-income ratio, they shouldn’t prevent you from becoming a homeowner. A...

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How can aging in place impact your family?

Independent living is often cited as being good for one's well-being, so it's no surprise that aging in place has become so popular. Thankfully, many options in today's housing market make it possible. Preparing for physical safety and f...

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Market Update, Q3 2018

Can you believe it’s already holiday time? Crazy to think we are on the closing end of 2018 already! Since we’ve been asked about the market a lot lately, we thought now would be a good time to send you some fresh data. Click on the ...

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‘Tis the season…to decorate!

If you're thinking about an autumnal decor refresh, be sure to consider the entire home when envisioning your holiday space. Seasonal decorating requires a simple but holistic approach. From curb to mudroom, playroom to guest bath, you need...

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Which bathroom design trend will you add?

A bathroom remodel is one of the most rewarding projects you can undertake as a homeowner. When well-planned, it can improve your home's aesthetics while adding convenience. And it usually offers a significant return when it comes time to s...

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Should you purchase your dream house first?

Gone are the days when a three-bedroom, two-bath starter home was the norm for first-time homebuyers. Today, many buyers are skipping that stage altogether and going straight for their dream homes. They're buying bigger, more expensive prop...

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Do you have the biggest housing trend of the year?

Today's homeowners and home-buyers love detached living spaces. These small stand-alone structures located on the property come with all sorts of benefits -- from added room for storage and recreation to extra income. They're also easy a...

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Building your house? How an agent can help.

Many home-buyers think they don't need to hire an agent when building a new home. After all, you're buying directly from the builder and they already have contractors, lenders and inspectors. Why should someone else be brought into the mix?...

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How can contingencies protect you?

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial commitments you'll ever make, and it's understandable to want to protect your investment throughout the purchase process. When you're ready to make an offer on a home, adding a contingency t...

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Moving? 4 things people forget to do

Moving can be hectic. With dozens of to-dos, a tight timeline and a growing pile of boxes, it's easy to get frazzled and let things fall through the cracks. But it doesn't have to be that way. Get organized now by making a checklist to w...

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