Is It Time to Downsize?

Is It Time to Downsize? Did you make your New Year’s resolutions? Again? Are you still holding your own or did you fall off the wagon just after a few days? New Year’s resolutions are a time-honored tradition that allow us to start fresh. Often by throwing away old...

Home Buying Myths

Myths: Fact or Fiction? Frank Sinatra, very easily the most iconic of crooners was born in 1915 and died in 1998 after posting hit after hit both on stage and on screen. He was also considered the king of the original “Rat Pack,” featuring Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr,...

Just Say It!

The change from wishing fellow Americans “Merry Christmas” to wishing them “Happy Holidays” is a very significant development. Proponents of “Happy Holidays” argue it’s no big deal – proponents of “Merry...

Too High to Buy?

Over-Priced Homes- How to Identify Them Every year since 1965, we’ve all watched the Christmas classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas and this year will be no exception. You might be surprised to learn the producers thought the special would be a disaster. Why? For one,...

2016 Ends, 2017 Trends

  What’s Trending for Kitchens in 2017? Okay, if you’re into cars, then you’ve probably already seen the 2017 Ford GT. And if you’ve got about $400,000 burning a hole in your pocket, this might be a good place to put your dough. That is if you’re one of the lucky 500...

The Female Home Buyer

The Female Home Buyer You may not have noticed, but the so-called “hipster” trend may be coming to an end. If you aren’t a hipster and don’t know what one is, a hipster is considered a subculture made up primarily of middle class youth associated with indie and...

Real Estate Nightmares

Real Estate Nightmares: Things That Can Go Wrong Paul Newman played the petty thief Luke Jackson in the classic film, Cool Hand Luke. Although Luke was only going to serve two years and with good behavior less than that, his only thought was to escape from pretty much...

The Final Walk Through: The Overview

The Final Walk Through: The Overview You remember the classic comedy-rocker film, This is Spinal Tap, don’t you? Released in 1984 by director Rob Reiner, it’s a quasi-documentary about a fictional heavy metal rock and roll band trying to make one final come back. Just...

I Can Haz Solar?

Memes. You’ve probably seen them, laughed at them, and shared them with friends. Of course, as with most things, there’s the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to memes. But when they’re good, they turn a sometimes ordinary photograph into something that is...