Menu

Downtown or Suburbs – What’s the Right Scene For You?

Downtown or suburbs? It’s the age-old dilemma that many people face. Depending on your age and what stage you’re currently at in life, this decision can usually be an easy one. Or it can be a challenging one, especially if kids start entering the picture. The answer all comes down to your lifestyle, and all […]

Read More

Beyond Red and Green: 4 Modern Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

For decades, homeowners have covered their homes in the same two colors during the last month of the year. Greenery has long been used as the base color, with bold splashes of red to provide contrast. Colors like gold, silver, and white often creep in, but green and red almost always predominate. In recent years, […]

Read More

Advantage: Home Ownership – You Can’t Build the Same Level of Wealth by Renting

Here’s some fat to chew on: the average net worth of a homeowner will be 45 times greater than that of a renter by next year! Sounds almost like an inconceivable difference, but it’s accurate. According to research conducted by the Federal Reserve as part of their Survey of Consumer Finances, the average wealth of […]

Read More

Tips From the Pros: 6 Home Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

Remodeling your home? If so, there’s some planning required on your part before you dive into whatever project you’re working on. Keep in mind that while certain things you do will help the project in a positive way, there are also things that you might do that could totally sabotage your efforts. Are you a […]

Read More

6 Decorating Trends That Never End

When it’s time to make major changes to your house, you’ll likely follow many other homeowners in checking the latest trends. You may also feel torn between following those trends and going for a more classic look. The pressure for your spaces to have a modern look can make it tough to resist, but if […]

Read More

Can You Combine Two Adjacent Condo Units Into One Larger One?

You love your home, but you’re starting to outgrow it. An obvious possibility is to expand on it – but what if your home is a condominium? The answer would still be the same – you could still add on to it by purchasing the adjacent unit and combining them to create a much larger […]

Read More

4 Fun Ways to Spice Up Your Table for Thanksgiving Dinner

Across the country, households are preparing for one of the biggest holidays of the year. Thanksgiving revolves around one big meal, whether that meal is for only a couple of people or an entire extended family. In addition to purchasing food for the big feast, families also spend time decorating their homes to show off […]

Read More

Using Crowdfunding as a Source of Financing Commercial Real Estate

After coming up with a business plan and doing some market research, traditional commercial investors typically shop their concept around to a variety of wealthy investors or financial institutions to gather up the funds needed to make the commercial investment come to life. At the end of the day, only a few key investors would […]

Read More

Marsala Magic: Incorporating the Color of the Year into Your Decor

When many people hear the word “Marsala,” they think of the Italian wine. Only after Pantone named it the color of the year did homeowners and interior decorators realize the beautiful red-brown color of Marsala wine actually looks great on walls and furnishings. Described as a “subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to […]

Read More