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The Case for Repurposing Your Space

Tips for reimagining and breathing new life in underutilized spaces in your home.
Posted by Heather Shreve on February 14, 2023 in  Home Decor  Homeowner Tips
It’s almost criminal — leaving rooms in your home underutilized. While navigating the obstacle course of life, there are a host of reasonable factors that lead to this common home-functionality transgression. Now is the ideal moment to repurpose what you have and reinvent such spaces. A desirable feature of yesteryear, the formal dining room is now often deemed obsolete by many homeowners, who allow it to morph into an underused or wasted space. A contributing factor is the evolution of the kitchen into... read more
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What To Pack For Your First Night In Your New House

Tips for a peaceful first night in your new home.
Posted by Heather Shreve on August 09, 2022 in  Homeowner Tips
Moving day is approaching and your to-do list just keeps growing! But, there is one more to-do to add to your list. This to-do gets you ready for a peaceful first night in your new home. You’ll thank me later. Actually, you’ll be too tired to thank me, but that’s okay. Your first night will be great and that’s all the thanks I need. The last thing anyone wants to do after a long moving day, is to open box after box in search of your pjs, toothbrush, pillow and your kid’s night light. N... read more
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5 Ways To Spring Into Cleaning

It’s that time again! Spring has arrived and so has the need to freshen things up a bit.
Posted by Heather Shreve on April 26, 2022 in  Cleaning Tips  Home Organization  Homeowner Tips
It’s that time again! Spring has arrived and so has the need to freshen things up a bit. Whether you’re planning a total home makeover, or you just want to declutter, organize and refresh some spaces, we’ve got a few ways to get you started. Before you spring into action, make sure you have the right cleaning products. There are a ton of eco-friendly, non-toxic options and it’s worth a little extra research to find the right ones. Clean in chunks. Spring cleaning can feel over... read more
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The Great Reshuffle

Follow this two-month checklist to keep your move on track.
Posted by Heather Shreve on March 08, 2022 in  Buying a Home  Homeowner Tips
Recently, many Americans have reevaluated our homes and where we live. Questions about our home size, needing a home office long term and thoughts of relocation to more affordable cities or closer to family were on the minds of many during the last year. Whether due to a life change or a change brought about by the pandemic, millions of people are moving and creating the “Great Reshuffling.”   This record rise in Americans moving, coupled with the typical busy moving season in the summer ... read more
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Home improvement projects (big or small), have a reputation for helping boost the value of your home and make it more attractive to a larger pool of potential home buyers. From DIY projects like changing out old hardware to updating carpeting or hardwood floors – there are several small and inexpensive improvements you can make prior to putting your home on the market. “We do many things to help our sellers get the most value for their homes and in some instances, without these small tweaks these homes ... read more
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