In the last several years there has been more of an emphasis placed on health and well-being, and as a result, a greater awareness of the number of steps taken each day. Pedometers are now being seen on wrists of people of all ages. Not only is walking good for your health, but living in a walkable neighborhood can actually attract more buyers to your area and may be a compelling factor when prospects are looking to purchase a home.
If you’re one of the estimated 79.7 million U.S. households that have a pet, then you understand that a house is truly not a home without having a cat or dog as part of the family. But, do you ever wonder what your pet does while you are away from home? Since you cannot be home 100% of the time, it is important to make sure that your home is as pet-friendly as can be for your furry friends.
It’s that time of year again for children, parents and teachers everywhere. Yes, that’s right, it’s almost time to head back to school! Starting a new school year brings a new routine which can be hectic, especially when you are coming off of a relaxing summer break. Ease into the upcoming school year with some helpful tips to keep your family organized through the transition from summertime to school time.
If you’re ready to stop renting and become a home owner, but not interested in all of the responsibilities that come with owning a single family house, a condo may be the right fit for your lifestyle. If you think condos are only located in major cities, think again! You’ll find condominiums in towns of all sizes. Did you know that condos can look like apartment buildings, attached one level homes, or even multi-level townhomes?
The official start of fall is not until September 22 this year, but for home owners, there is plenty to do before the leaves change color and the temperatures start to dip. Transitioning from season to season can be tough on homes, which is why it’s best to perform seasonal home maintenance so your home can handle the change in weather and prevent damage from occurring.