To paraphrase an old real estate saying – the three most important factors for a stress-free and smooth move are: Planning, Planning, and more Planning. Plan your move at least one month in advance. Set up an expense log, and start lining up your suppliers – movers, storage companies, delivery of new appliances or furniture. […]
One of the more attractive features of any home is its fireplace. Warm and inviting, fireplaces can add ambience, light, as well as heat. But what keeps your fireplace blazing away smoothly is one aspect of home care that often gets neglected – the cleaning and maintenance of the chimney. Spring may seem like an […]
Until recently, the term “greenhouse” meant a building made of glass, where plants are cultivated. But for today’s prospective homebuyer, the terms “green” and “house” can conjure up very different meanings.
Many financial planners will agree that one of the best financial strategies available to homeowners is to pay off your mortgage as quickly as possible and eliminate years of paying unnecessary interest. Here are a few strategies to help you cut years off your mortgage: Shop around – When your mortgage comes up for renewal, […]
For over 100 years, Coldwell Banker has helped people find homes, and now our mission extends to man’s best friend. Because there’s nothing like coming home — especially when there’s a furry friend waiting on the other side of the door — we’ve teamed up with Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, to […]
The New Year is a time for changes and fresh starts. So why not start the year off right by making some changes within your home to keep it safe. With just a few very affordable adjustments, you can make your home a safer haven for you and your loved ones.