Author: Kevin Oakley

June 15, 2017

10 ideas for a pet-friendly home

Your pet is part of your family, so make sure your furry friends feel like they’re also part of your home. Here are 10 ideas for pet-friendly home. Remove temptation. Dogs and cats have a powerful sense of smell, so they’re drawn to fragrant items …

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June 1, 2017

Tips for choosing a mover

Moving to a new home is exciting. However, packing up your home and making the move can be stressful. You can make your life much easier by knowing how to choose a moving company that is reliable and affordable. Here are some useful tips for …

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May 18, 2017

Selling Your Home to the Millennial Homebuyer

There’s a new generation of homebuyers out there, and they are distinctly different than those who came before them. Millennials—a total of about 80 million people born between 1980 and 2000—constitute about 35 percent of today’s homebuyers, according to a 2016 National Association of Realtors …

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May 4, 2017

Take your spring cleaning outside: Exterior maintenance checklist

Spring cleaning is not just an indoor sport. The outside of your home needs some sprucing up this time of year, too. Follow this exterior maintenance checklist and take your spring cleaning outside. Wash the walls. You might be surprised at how much dirt has …

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April 20, 2017

2017 design trends for outdoor living spaces

For months, you’ve been looking outside, yearning for the days when you could relax, play, and entertain out there. With all this time to think about it, have you considered ways to improve or upgrade your outdoor living spaces? New products have been introduced and …

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April 6, 2017

What’s in your dream kitchen?

Kitchens have evolved from the functional space of earlier generations to more creative and aesthetic areas. Thanks to today’s technology, storage options, and design details, the kitchen is grown exponentially in its functionality. With so many choices for flooring, countertops, cabinetry styles and materials, sinks, …

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March 23, 2017

Mortgages 101: It’s not as scary as you think

Financing a home can seem intimidating to the first-time homebuyer. If you’ve never applied for a mortgage before, don’t be afraid of the process. When you break it down and understand what is involved, you will be prepared to sail through the process! Check your …

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March 9, 2017

14 questions to ask your homebuilder

The process of progressing your custom home from vision to move-in should be an exciting experience. Choosing the right homebuilder is the first step toward ensuring your satisfaction. Here are 14 questions to ask your homebuilder before making this important choice. Will you build on …

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February 8, 2017

Clutter versus Keepers: How to get (and stay) organized

When you move into a new home, you usually start by getting organized. When you were packing up your belongings, you probably purged a lot of items, just to lighten your load. Before long, you see signs that the clutter bug is back. Mail, magazines, …

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January 26, 2017

10 ways to improve your indoor air quality

You spend a lot more time inside your home during the cold weather. Did you know you could be breathing in more pollutants inside your home than outside? Dust mites, pet dander, second-hand smoke, and mold are the obvious culprits, but the problem goes deeper. …

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