Whether you've moved in right before the holidays or any time, there are simple but effective ways to make a new-to-you house feel like home even faster. Start a new tradition. Whether that's Friday Movie Night, an evening walk in your new neighborhood or a fresh regular topic around the dinner table, traditions bring families … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Your New House Feel Like Home
Most Buyers, when they stand up and walk away from the closing table, feel a tremendous sense of relief: the deal is done, the house is yours, the keys are in your hand - they can't change their minds now!! What a wonderful feeling. Depending on the relative level of ease you encountered over the … Continue reading I’ve Closed on my House… Now What?
This time of year, many of us can be found window shopping - strolling through shops online, at the mall or downtown. Window shopping is fun, it's entertaining, and it can be a great way to narrow down your Christmas list. When you first begin thinking about purchasing a home, this is a fine way … Continue reading Buyer Pre-Approval – Why Does it Matter?
SWOT analysis is a business technique taken from strategic military planning and action; you may have heard of a "SWOT team" in a movie and wondered what this term means. SWOT stands for: Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats, and this approach to achieving military or business objectives can work for you as a homeowner, too. When … Continue reading SWOT Analysis: Your Home
So - you've got a car payment, your Netflix subscription and rent to come up with every month... take stock and consider this: the money you are tossing into a bucket called "Living a Small Life" could be building equity for you every month as a house payment. You could totally trade these in for … Continue reading Hey Kid – Go Buy a House!