Moving Made Simple: 5 Tips and Tricks to Save Time and Stress

Posted on: May 17, 2019 by in Blog
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Moving is an exciting time as you look forward to settling into your new home sweet home. However, it's also a stressful time as you try to move your belongings from one place to another, as well as set up all the services you need, such as mail, cable, and internet. Before you get stressed, take a deep breath and know that in a few simple steps, you can save time while making your move easier. Here are some top tips and tricks to take the stress out of moving so you can look forward to Continue Reading ...

Dispelling Myths About Home Warranty Plans

Posted on: May 14, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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If you’re considering a home warranty plan, you are probably doing your due diligence — as you should — on how they work, who the different providers are and what to expect from the experience. This article is meant to help you understand home warranty plans, as well as separate fact from fiction. Go the extra mile to protect your home Myth: “I don’t need a home warranty plan because I have home insurance.” Investing money, time and love into a place to call home can be scary, Continue Reading ...

7 Smart Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

Posted on: May 9, 2019 by in Blog
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Think about how much time you and your family spend inside versus outside. From your home to the car to work and to school, it’s not uncommon that the majority of your day is spent indoors. This modern phenomenon means increased exposure to indoor air pollution. Fortunately, with a few smart, proactive steps, you can help protect yourself and your family. People vastly underestimate the time they spend inside, assuming just four hours, when in actuality they are inside more than 21 hours Continue Reading ...

Want a Bathroom Addition? What to Know Before You Cut Through Concrete

Posted on: April 29, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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It’s home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete poses a potential problem. Want to add a bathroom to your garage? How about adding a powder room in the basement? A bathroom addition means you need proper plumbing, and often in these types of spaces, none exists. You simply have a cold concrete slab and a bit of a Continue Reading ...

5 Best Strategies to Beat the Heat and Save Energy This Summer

Posted on: April 19, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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When the temperatures start going up, so do your energy bills. If you’re looking for ways to save energy and keep your house cooler at the same time, there are a number of strategies you can use that will save you money and make you and your family more comfortable all summer long. 1. Get smart about air conditioning Cool your home using the latest smart technology. LG Electronics’ smart window and portable room air conditioners are a great option to beat the summer heat, as they deliver Continue Reading ...

Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on: April 12, 2019 by in Boston
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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out — from heat, wind, and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof. Roof Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Posted on: April 5, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters, rocky railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and research how much Continue Reading ...

Questions To Ask During A Home Inspection

Posted on: March 27, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Proper inspection before buying any property is essential. A home inspection is even more important if you're buying a home for your family. You don't want to make the move and later discover that it was not worth it. Below are the questions to ask during a home inspection; 1. How Bad Is It? Buyer inspection is crucial to let you know the condition of the home. If a problem is a big problem, home inspectors going to let you know and are completely upfront with you. Home inspectors are 100% Continue Reading ...

6 Features Luxury Home Buyers Desire

Posted on: March 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Modern trends in luxury homes are not just about location, size or specific decor, but reflecting the sophistication of their buyers. Buyers in today’s luxury home market desire innovative features that enhance their quality of life, provide extra touches of relaxation and use smart technology to increase safety and security. Junaid Siddiqi, CFO for the developer of the exclusive Four Seasons Private Residences in Baltimore, offers some of the latest trends seen in today's luxury home Continue Reading ...

5 Smart Ideas to Refresh Your Deck

Posted on: March 11, 2019 by in Blog
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As the seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room — an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start planning is now. You have options, and many you can do yourself with minimal effort. To start, if you don't have a deck or patio, research materials carefully before making an investment. One prevalent building trend involves making the smart Continue Reading ...