Improving your home’s energy efficiency

The task of outfitting one’s home for energy efficiency can be a truly daunting one. The costs of a high-tech replacement to one of your home appliances are often steep. Even something like a new dryer can run close to $1,000, and it can be hard to visualize that cost as a legitimately worthwhile use […]

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Preparing your home for the winter season

As the coldest months of the year approach us, you may be beginning to feel the time crunch on doing any last-minute or seasonal home repairs before the weather gets too uncomfortable. It’s a yearly dance – putting up wreaths, shoveling the driveway, baking cookies; the list goes on. To help clarify some of the […]

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To upgrade, or not to upgrade?

We’ve discussed the need for a strategy when you’re ready to sell your home in the past. An important part of that strategy is the budget, and one of the biggest parts of that is what needs to be fixed. Repairs can be obvious in terms of necessity – you wouldn’t sell a house with a […]

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How the Millennial Homeowner Invests

With the potential in homeownership for millennials in the current market climate established, a small segment of the generation is already one step ahead of us. The older end of the generation’s age spectrum is reaching their mid-thirties, and many have finally achieved a financial stability allowing for homeownership. The question that comes next, now […]

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The Internet of Things: Lockboxes are Just the Start for Realtors

When a Weichert real estate agent shows a house, one of the first things he or she does on arrival is wave their phone at the lockbox. Apps like SentriLock or eKEY have revolutionized lockbox security, giving agents access to keys without the homeowner having to give out a code that could be shared. Not […]

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