Category Archives: Real Estate News

Information on the Real Estate market in the greater tri-city area.

Should You Rake Leaves or Just Leave Them?

Is raking up your leaves and taking them to the dump really the best course of action? Every year as autumn rolls in and temperatures and leaves start to fall, homeowners are left with the same question: What do I do … Continue reading

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Why Are Heating Bills Increasing This Winter?

PABLO_RODRIGUEZ1/GETTY IMAGES Natural gas, electricity, propane, heating oil. Whatever fuel you use, heating bills are going up this winter. Here’s what the latest data means. On chilly winter mornings, we reach for the thermostat before getting our first cup of coffee. But … Continue reading

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The 6 Best Artificial Christmas Trees on Sale Right Now

Score one of our favorite artificial Christmas trees while it’s marked down—here are the best artificial Christmas tree sales happening now. Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy … Continue reading

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10 Best Ways To Protect Your Home

Sometimes the best ways to protect your home are the easiest. Learn how without investing a lot of time or money. IAMZHEM/GETTY IMAGES Never Open Your Door to Strangers When someone comes to your door, do you promptly open it, … Continue reading

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The Most Popular Wall Paint Colors for Selling a House

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.EYEWOLF/GETTY IMAGES Sell … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Things to Do When You Move into Your New Home

Yes, a more homey home starts with a new toilet seat. CONTRIBUTED BY This article was contributed by Katie and Jeremy Bower, home and lifestyle bloggers for “Bower Power.” They spend every waking minute loving to create, improving homes, and … Continue reading

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Your Stress-Free Guide to Shopping for Home Loans

With this super-simple breakdown of loan types, you won’t get overwhelmed — you’ll find the right mortgage. When it comes to buying a house, most people know what they prefer: a bungalow or a condo, a hot neighborhood or a … Continue reading

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7 Organization Tips for Your Holiday Gear and Decorations

Storage tips that’ll make packing up jollier. Decking the halls is good fun and all, but shuffling through piles of wreaths, lights, ornaments, dreidels, wrapping paper, and stockings is nothing to fa la la la about.  Cut back on the holiday overwhelm with … Continue reading

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The Secret to Programming Your Thermostat the Right Way for Each Season

Before you get started, you’ll need to pick a programmable thermostat you’ll actually use. Here’s how. Programming a thermostat can seem daunting. That observation was not made by a frustrated homeowner but by John Galeotafiore, who oversees testing of thermostats … Continue reading

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