New Years Resolutions: Goals to Improve Your Family Home

The New Year is symbolic of a fresh start: time to set new goals and create a better lifestyle for yourself and your family. What are you focusing on as you ring in the New Year? If you haven’t already set your resolutions, then right now is a great time to consider the lifestyle that […]

3 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing New Home Construction

Right now, it is considered a “Seller’s Market” because the real estate inventory is lower than the past trends. So, many home buyers are finding it more challenging to choose a home that is available on the market. What should you do if you are having a hard time finding your dream home? It might […]

You’re buying a new home. Should you work with the listing agent? A buyer agent? An attorney?

We recently showed in this post why working with a good buyer agent can be a huge benefit to a home buyer. A listing agent can’t provide you with the level of service and advocacy that you should expect from an agent in today’s market. Remember, the listing agent works for her client, the seller. […]

Buying Furniture… Where is the best deal?

When Frank and I bought a mountain home, we needed furniture. The home that we are selling and have staged had traditional English furniture and to be honest, we were ready to get new furniture. We have purchased furniture for our second home and office in Hickory and High Point North Carolina, so instead of […]

Punch List Video Traps Builder Removing Blue Tape Without Doing the Work

Punch List Video Traps Builder Removing Blue Tape Without Doing the Work When you purchase a new home, you do a punch list with the builder noting paint, sheetrock, trim and other items that need to be repaired before closing. You as the buyer and the builder (via his superintendent) will sign a list of […]