Simple Ways to Brighten Up Your Home’s Exterior

Simple Ways to Brighten Up Your Home’s Exterior

With longer and warmer days ahead, now is the perfect time to brighten up your home’s exterior. Keeping your lawn trim and yard tidy is a good start, but there are other opportunities to boost your home’s curb appeal. For example, adding new exterior lighting options or putting a fresh coat of paint on your front door are a few …

Millennials Are Eager to Purchase Homes This Year

Millennials Are Eager to Purchase Homes This Year

Interest in home buying has not slowed down this year. Among the different generational groups, millennials, those born 1981 to 1996, are showing the most enthusiasm when it comes to purchasing a home. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) latest Housing Trends Report, millennials are the most likely generation to have moved on from planning a home …

Top Five Overlooked Careers in High-Demand

Top Five Overlooked Careers in High-Demand

There are many jobs in the skilled trades that are in high demand. Rewarding career paths like carpentry, plumbers and HVACR technicians do not require a four-year degree. In addition, they all have the earning potential of more than $50,000 a year. In fact, many skilled trades offer apprentice opportunities so students can earn while they learn. So, if you’re …

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Remodeler 

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Remodeler

After spending more time at home this year, you may be ready to give your dwelling a refresh. A remodel can modernize your home and add more value. Before you start a project big or small, consider finding and hiring a professional remodeler. Working with an expert has many benefits. A remodeler can provide a wealth of experience, professional integrity …

Tips for Modernizing Your Home Office 

Tips for Modernizing Your Home Office 

The pandemic transformed the way Americans lived and worked. While public health restrictions are lifting, many people may continue to work from home at least part of the time. More than half (54%) of employed adults whose job responsibilities can be done from home say they’d want to work from home all or most of the time when the coronavirus …

Americans Say Housing is a Good Investment

Americans Say Housing is a Good Investment

Homeownership benefits millions of Americans across the country. In addition to having a place to call home and a sense of community, many people purchase homes to build wealth. A primary residence was the largest asset among households across age groups in 2019, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances. How does housing measure up to other investments, like …

Tips to Prep Your Home for Spring Storms

Tips to Prep Your Home for Spring Storms

After spending a significant amount of time at home during winter months, spring is a refreshing change of pace. But the change in seasons also ushers in changing weather patterns. We’re going to share some tips to prep your home for Spring storms. Meteorological experts predict an active and early storm season this year. Storm activity can place your family …

Essential Spring Home Maintenance Activities  

Essential Spring Home Maintenance Activities

The winter months are ending and now is the perfect time to start preparing your home for the spring. Seasonal maintenance is key to keeping your home functioning at optimal levels. For instance, preventive measures like getting your air conditioning tuned-up or cleaning out gutters helps avoid costly repairs to your home in the future. To keep your home comfortable …

Home Building and Remodeling Designations Make a Difference

Home Building and Remodeling Designations Make a Difference

With more time spent at home this past year, many people want to buying or remodeling their home. Purchasing a new home or modernizing an existing home is an investment in time and money. Therefor, hiring a home builder or remodeler with a designation ensures you’re working with a professional that is committed to staying up to date with the …

New Home Sales Are Not Slowing Down

New Home Sales Are Not Slowing Down

A new year often marks the beginning of a new life chapter. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans are interested in purchasing homes. According to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest Housing Trends Report, survey responses show that the share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months …