Perspective During Times of Crisis

Well, 2020 has not started the way any of us expected. As we navigate uncharted times, we as people and a community need to see this as a learning opportunity. I have already seen a wave of incredible displays of love and support and new ways of doing things. From realizing we can all work…

The Many Hats of Real Estate

Real estate is a profession that requires agility. I am an entrepreneur – a small business owner. I develop comprehensive business plans and accountability measures. Each week, focused time is dedicated to training and development to ensure I can be the best possible advisor for my clients. Behind the scenes, I track expenses and create…

Negotiating – Real Estate vs Toddlers

A good realtor will put your mind at ease during the entire home buying process. In all honesty, negotiating a real estate transaction… can be a lot like negotiating with a toddler. As a dad, I currently spend every day negotiating the smallest of items with a toddler including what outfit to wear, putting on…

Create a Comfy & Cozy Reading Nook

With a little planning, you can create a space in your home that cultivates more reading, rest and imaginative thought. Try these three suggestions for designing the ideal reading nook. Pick a strategic location. Take stock of areas in your home that can comfortably house a chair, end table and lamp. If you have the…

Benefit Crashers, Bringing Support to Those in Need

What is Benefit Crashers? BenefitCrashers is an non-profit organization that brings  Hope to Crash Hardship.  The idea behind it is pretty basic, bring together people –  gathering friends, family, co-workers, groups to attend and participate in a benefit put on for an  individual going through hardship. Reminding people their journey is supported & they are…

3 Questions to Ask Before Remodeling

Remodeling is an opportunity to improve your space for your own enjoyment while also building equity in your home. Before you begin, consider these questions to ensure a smoother process and a high-quality finished product. What’s not working?Think about how you use your space right now. Are there areas that consistently feel cramped or cluttered?…

Make your house a healthy home

Home is supposed to be a place of refuge – it’s where you go to unwind and recharge. However, you can unknowingly create an environment in your house that’s not conducive to your health and safety. Issues such as poor ventilation, water leaks or pests can become unwelcome surprises if you don’t proactively maintain potential…

Reasons to Work With a Professional Real Estate Advisor

There are numerous reasons you should carefully select the person that is going to help you buy or sell a home. Realtors are constantly bombarding the world with advertising and talking about how hard they work, how many houses they sell, etc. I understand this. We are small business owners and need to market ourselves…

Trending Paint Colors for 2020

Each year, various paint companies release their official “color of the year,” following the trend started by Pantone 20 years ago. Here are a few of the notable paint colors for 2020, plus ways to incorporate them into your home. Sherwin-Williams: NavalFor the start of a new decade, Sherwin-Williams selected a deep, calming navy blue…

Mistakes that make your house look cluttered

Keeping your house organized can be challenging when household items constantly pile up. To cut back on clutter, avoid these common habits.A non-functioning entryway: If you don’t have a mudroom, your entryway is likely to appear cluttered with shoes, jackets, umbrellas, and bags. Create designated spaces for these items by adding attractive baskets for shoes and…