Monthly Archives: November 2017


The 5 Most Common Reasons for Accidents, Injuries, and Deaths at Home

Keep our family safe is probably our number one priority: an accident, robbery, natural disaster or any other harm that threatens you or a family member, will make everything else look unimportant. Yet the reality is that accidents and hazards around the home can do damage every day, so be proactive to prevent and to […]

Does staging sell? A home staging fact sheet for Realtors and Homeowners.

When it comes time to put a For Sale in your front yard and sell your home, every homeowner wants the same thing: the highest possible price in the shortest amount of time. That much is universal. But from there, home sellers may diverge in their opinions of how to best reach that goal, as […]

Turkey and travel; family and football: celebrating Thanksgiving with these 25 facts

These days, we celebrate Thanksgiving every late November, but the origins of the American holiday actually go back before the U.S. was even a country. In fact, there are claims of 12 different Thanksgivings in the Americas, including one in 1541, when explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and his followers held a Thanksgiving celebration in […]

Property Taxes: the good, the bad, and the expensive

Ask any homeowner, and “property taxes” are two of the most hated words in the English language. But taxing citizens based on their home values is also essential since states and even municipalities use the money to pave roads, build schools, hire teachers, police, and firefighters, and fund just about every other project. In fact, […]

10 Reasons why real estate is always as solid as a rock

Why do 94% of millionaires attribute real estate ownership as a significant part of how they obtained and held their wealth? It’s probably because real estate ownership is always solid as a rock. In fact, the average homeowner’s net worth is 34 times that of a renter, and 77% of homeowners say owning real estate […]