Entries by Jane Loeber

Is It Time to Update Your Bathroom?

                      Just like your bedroom, your bathroom should be a relaxing place. Whether you unwind in the shower or with a hot bath, making sure your bathroom is a place of comfort and not stress is key to making your home a happier place. Because […]

3 Neat Uses for Peel & Stick Tiles

                      Whether you are renting and unable to make permanent changes to your house, or you own and a full remodel just isn’t in the budget right now, peel & stick tiles are an affordable, versatile way to make a room feel updated and new. […]

5 Home Projects To Outsource

                      We live in a DIY world. If there is a video online for how to do something, there’s a good chance you can figure out how to do it. While saving money by doing certain projects yourself can be rewarding in many different ways, […]

Deciding To Buy A Fixer-Upper

                      If you are a fan of HGTV, you have probably seen your fair share of fixer-uppers. TV shows tend to make everything look easy, especially home flipping or updating. So how do you decide if a fixer upper is worth your time? Here are […]

The What + Why For Home Warranties

                      If you’ve only ever rented before, the necessity of a home warranty may be unknown to you. As a renter, you are used to a landlord who will fix any issues you run into – but that all changes when you become a homeowner. […]

How Long to Keep Tax Records: A Checklist

For most tax deductions, you need to keep receipts and documents for at least 3 years. Unless you live in a Hollywood Hills mansion, you probably don’t have space to store years of tax and insurance paperwork, warranties, and repair receipts related to your home. But you need that paperwork if you need to prove […]

3 Major Steps To Prepare for a Move

                      While there is a lot of excitement that comes with moving into a new home, there can also be a great deal of stress. Packing up your entire life and moving it somewhere else can seem overwhelming, but if you have a plan, it […]

5 Must-Do’s Before Buying a House

                      If you’re ready to begin the journey of homeownership, it is important to cross a few items off of your to-do list before hunting for the perfect house. Buying a home is a process, and you want to be as prepared as possible. Here […]

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Heating System?

                        Winter has arrived and along with it, much colder temperatures. Maybe the heating system in your home has been in place since you moved in and you’re not sure if it is the best option for you, or you’ve recognized that heating your […]

What You Need To Know For Winter House Hunting

                      While house hunting in the winter was never really a thing of the past, today’s culture keeps things going year-round – which means finding a home can be done at any time of the year. While exploring in the cold might be your focus […]

The What + Why For Home Warranties

                        If you’ve only ever rented before, the necessity of a home warranty may be unknown to you. As a renter, you are used to a landlord who will fix any issues you run into – but that all changes when you become a […]

Fall Maintenance Check List

                          Halloween has quickly come and gone,  and depending on where you live, there is a good chance fall weather has come right along with it. Before the season is in full swing, get a head start on your seasonal maintenance. By preparing […]

AVOID THESE MISTAKES THAT DELAY LENDER APPROVALS

                      If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you’re likely realizing that one of the most important parts of the process is getting approved for a mortgage that works for you. To get the best rate and avoid losing your deposit, steer clear of […]

The Catch You Shouldn’t Fall For

                      With the growth of online tools, companies are quickly building products to serve the real estate community. After all, it’s a lucrative industry, home buying and selling will always be a thing. Even if it does slow down, companies around the world are diving […]

The Seller Rejected Your Offer – What Now?

                      Finding the right home is a serious process. Just like any other long term commitment, you’ve likely spent a great deal of time finding a home that you love and can picture yourself spending your life in. So what happens when you think you’ve […]

Debunking Myths To Home Buying

                      Finally ready to make the transition into home ownership? Great! During this exciting time you may be turning to friends and family for insight into the process. However, there seems to be a circulation of misinformation, so we’re here to clear up a few […]

Fall Leaves Bring Sold Signs

                    Summer is coming to an end! You are probably thinking you’ve lost the opportunity to sell and need to wait until next summer, but that’s far from the truth! Although it is not as hectic and crazy with the swarm of buyers on the market, […]

Finding The Right Home For You

                        If you’re a first time home buyer, the stress of choosing the perfect house for your family can feel overwhelming at first. While that stress may seem very real, it is often unnecessary. Instead of entering the market trying to find a house […]

What You Shouldn’t Sweat When Finding a Home

                      If you’re on the home-buying journey for the first time, you may have the image of the perfect home in mind. Every wall a color you love, the best flooring, and the perfect backyard. While there’s a chance you may find your dream house, […]