In The Neighborhood

With everything that goes into selling a home, it can be easy to forget some of the last-minute details. But, beware—buyers can...
Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to...
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. As borrowed from Readers Digest....
For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis. A fresh coat of paint in the...
It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down and homeowners are rushing to get their...
How to Keep Relatives From Spoiling Your Kids
It’s natural to want to make children happy, but they also need rules and boundaries. Sometimes well-meaning relatives spoil kids in ways...
Real estate agent welcoming visitors
Many real estate agents consider an open house a vital part of the home-selling process. An open house allows several prospective buyers...
How to Keep Your Home Safe When You Go Away
If you’re planning to travel for several days or weeks, you need to take some precautions before you leave to protect your...
Hoping to renovate or remodel a space yourself? While certain jobs should be left to the pros, there are a few you...
Couple decorating their new house
When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start...
5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture
While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly...
Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...

December 23, 2017
New Construction

Expert Insights: Who Should Be Called to the Project First—the Contractor or the Architect?

Opinions vary about which professional to call first. Some say the architect comes first because “you have to design it before you can build it.” The […]
February 18, 2018
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Expert Insights: Once I Choose a Contractor, What Items Should Be Covered in the Contract?

According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, a well-written contract should contain the following information: The contractor’s name, address, telephone and license number, if […]