Category Archives: Real Estate News

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

Sharp Homeowners Know June Is the Best Time to Do These 5 Things

Like cleaning your siding — just be sure to start from the bottom and go up. Could it really be summer?! Tackle these five summer maintenance tasks during June’s longer days and better weather — and save yourself time and money this … Continue reading

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Smart Home Security Gets Even Smarter — and Easier

Smart home security can give you a (virtual) lock on protecting your home and peace of mind. Once upon a time, installing a smart home security system was complicated and expensive. To get one, you had to call a professional … Continue reading

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How Much Will It Cost to Finish an Attic?

Decide whether converting your attic is a smart financial move and practical for you. An attic bedroom (or home office or other functional space) reclaims an area previously devoted to high school yearbooks and nesting sparrows. Optimizing every bit of livable space … Continue reading

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Tree Falls On Property Line: Who Pays? Who Picks Up the Pieces?

Who pays depends on numerous factors. When a neighbor’s tree falls over your property line, yell TIMBER, then call your insurance company. Home owners policies cover tree damage caused by perils like wind and winter storms. Most policies cover hauling … Continue reading

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5 Tips That Will Protect You from This (Expensive) DIY Mistake

DIY home remodeling is great — until it isn’t. Here’s how to keep it great. It was their first plumbing project. “It was just a small crack in a pipe,” says Karah Bunde. She and her husband, Joel, had just … Continue reading

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Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Your Home

You may not know it, but your home could have indoor air pollution. Here’s how to clear the air. You probably clean your home regularly, but your indoor air quality could benefit from a thorough cleaning, too. Recent studies point … Continue reading

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5 Things That REALLY Will Put a Serious Dent in Your Energy Bills

Stop sending so much money to your utility company with these simple strategies. Your Mexican beach vacation was great, but, man, those margaritas sure can put on the pounds. It’s been two months, and you’re still carrying around an extra … Continue reading

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Sharp Homeowners Know June Is the Best Time to Do These 5 Things

Like cleaning your siding — just be sure to start from the bottom and go up. Could it really be summer?! Tackle these five summer maintenance tasks during June’s longer days and better weather — and save yourself time and money this … Continue reading

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8 Ways Your Old Stuff Can Become Creative Storage

Wait until you see what you can do with old tin cans. Don’t let your old stuff freeload! Put it to work. Use that old suitcase, file cabinet, magazine rack — even items you might ordinarily pitch — to help … Continue reading

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