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3 09, 2018

Choosing the Right Siding for Your Home

By |2018-09-03T15:08:30+00:00September 3rd, 2018|What's New|

  Thinking of replacing the siding on your house, but uncertain what material to use? Here’s the pros and cons to consider.     Vinyl- Vinyl siding is cheap and durable and most commonly chosen for those reasons. It resists hail and denting but can [...]

28 08, 2018

Troubleshooting Your Water Heater

By |2018-08-28T17:58:37+00:00August 28th, 2018|Sellers|

  Is home ownership easy? Nope. Is it worth it? Absolutely. Here are some common problems that come up with water heaters.   "My water is rusty." If the water only turns rusty when you are running hot water, your water [...]

8 07, 2018

Outdoor Lighting for Everyone

By |2018-07-08T19:24:38+00:00July 8th, 2018|What's New|

  Well planned outdoor lighting can give any house an upgrade, as well as making it safer and a more relaxing space. But it can be one of the costliest parts of your landscaping. Outdoor lighting doesn’t have to break [...]

20 06, 2018

Healthy Gutters, Healthy Home

By |2018-06-20T14:50:35+00:00June 20th, 2018|What's New|

  Gutters are the teeth of the house. When they start to go, everything else does to. (Or is it the feet?) Whatever the terrible analogy, healthy gutters are key to keeping your home healthy. They are designed to keep your home free from water damage. When they start to [...]

13 03, 2018

Hidden Costs of Home Buying

By |2018-03-13T07:54:55+00:00March 13th, 2018|Buyers|

  Buying a house can feel a bit like a game of whack-a-mole—hit one thing down and another pops up. Here are four costs you might not anticipate in the home buying process.   1. The Inspection: It’s easy to [...]

3 10, 2017

Winter To-Do’s for a Year-Round Tidy Home

By |2017-10-03T09:42:19+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Sellers|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Winter is not for yard work, it’s for hibernation, buttery holiday treats, and long Netflix binges. But keep these to-do’s in mind when it comes to home maintenance in the winter season and it will pay-off all year long. Outdoors: [...]

15 08, 2017

Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

By |2017-08-15T12:08:14+00:00August 15th, 2017|What's New|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When the nights get chilly and the pumpkin spice latte is back, that can only mean one thing. It’s time to do fall home maintenance. Take a weekend and use it as an excuse for donuts. You’ll rest assured all [...]

20 07, 2017

Four Steps to Get Ready to Buy

By |2017-07-20T12:22:01+00:00July 20th, 2017|Buyers|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Buying a home in Charlotte’s real estate market can sometimes feel like watching the news footage on Black Friday sales. Homes are selling within hours and everyone else seems to know to run for the TV in the back, while [...]

22 06, 2017

Three Phases of Selling Your Home

By |2017-06-22T12:39:39+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Sellers|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Like phases of the moon, the process of selling a home can be dark and mysterious, so I’ve broken down the process into three steps below. Pre-Listing: Putting your home on the market is like getting your property ready for [...]