Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter

In the Northwest, fall is a beautiful time of year and we’re already starting to feel a chill in the air, which means winter is just around the corner. With cooler months ahead, we know that you’re likely to spend more time indoors where it’s warm and comfortable. Here are some of our favorite cozy … read more “Cozy Home Essentials for Your New Home This Winter”

Top Home Security Systems in 2018 to Install in Your New Home

The film Halloween has made headlines with its box office success. Let’s face it, everyone loves a spooky Halloween movie or great Halloween party. But, while heading to a haunted house or watching a scary flick is all good fun, no one really wants to experience unwelcome visitors. If the festivities cause you to think … read more “Top Home Security Systems in 2018 to Install in Your New Home”

Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather

Few things are as tragic and terrifying as losing your home in a natural disaster. From fires like the ones we are seeing in California and throughout the Northwest, to floods, and other forms of severe weather, there is no doubt that mother nature can wreak havoc on the homes we count on to shelter … read more “Protecting Your New Home Against Fires, Floods & Severe Weather”

Part 2: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette

Decorating a brand new home can seem complicated, even for the most creative among us. And one of the most challenging parts of decorating is choosing a color palette, especially if you want a different color to pop in each room of your home. But before you throw in the towel and hire a professional … read more “Part 2: Tips on Choosing the Perfect Color Palette”

Tips on Purchasing Your First Investment Property

Buying a piece of property as an investment may be a good idea, especially now, when interest rates are relatively low and the housing market is strong. If you are thinking about purchasing a home for rental purposes, there are a number of things that you should think about first. Here are some tips when … read more “Tips on Purchasing Your First Investment Property”

Spring Home Makeover on a Budget

Now that the weather is nice, you may be itching to freshen up the inside and outside of your home.  Fortunately, even if you’re on a budget, there are a number of easy spring home makeover ideas that you can put in action. Fresh Flowers One of the easiest ways to give your home a … read more “Spring Home Makeover on a Budget”

Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home

It’s that time of year again! And even if you’re in a brand new home, there are surely some minor cleaning and maintenance chores to tackle before the weather gets too hot to handle. New home or old, here are some spring cleaning and organizing guidelines that will provide you peace of mind when it’s … read more “Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home”

Why Freezing Temperatures Wear on Older Homes

Living in an older home has a certain charm. And then there’s the winter. And when it comes to older homes and freezing temperatures in the Northwest, any owner will tell you it can be a challenge to take care of an older home when the temperatures drop. Here’s a look at why older homes … read more “Why Freezing Temperatures Wear on Older Homes”

Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell

If you are getting ready to sell your home in preparation to move, there are a few tips and tricks that will improve the chances of finding the right buyer at the right price. Here are some of those things to consider:   Replace Old or Damaged Flooring While it may seem nonsensical to invest … read more “Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell”

Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist

As temperatures cool throughout the Pacific Northwest, now’s the perfect time to start thinking about what things you’ll need to do to get your new home ready for winter. To help keep things simple, we’ve created this simple winter-ready checklist to help in preparing your home for the winter. Start early and avoid having to … read more “Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist”