More Time in our Homes

More time in our homes

In this year of Jumanji Level 11, we have been hit with not only a pandemic but several orders to shelter in place and stay at home. Depending on how many people are in your family, your home now operates as a home office, a gym, a virtual classroom and your kitchen has prepared more […]

You Can Cut Your Housing Costs in Half

you can cut your housing costs in half

Cutting prices or offering sales prices will generally bring people buying anything out of the woodwork that may have not been serious buyers before. In today’s market, renters can easily lower their monthly housing costs by half or more by buying a home with all the financial benefits that it brings. A renter’s mortgage payment […]

Selling or Buying Smart Homes

selling or buying smart homes

The smart-home device market is rapidly growing. It may begin with a video doorbell, maybe lights and it often progresses to other devices like Alexa®. More and more homeowners are employing smart home technology in their homes. Forbes research expects it to grow from $55 billion in 2016 to $174 billion in 2015. When selling […]

Investment Alternatives to the Stock Market

investment alternatives to the stock market

The Wall Street Journal reported recently that investors have rarely been this flush with cash. According to Refinitv Lipper, the economic uncertainty due to the pandemic and the volatility of the stock market has caused assets in money-market funds to increase to approximately $4.6 trillion, the highest level on record. If you are one of […]

Smart Sprinkler Controller

smart sprinkler controller

Most homes in most neighborhoods have sprinkler systems for their yards. And with a sprinkler system comes a somewhat manual sprinkler controller that lets you turn it on, turn it off and punch tines next to numbers for when you want it to auto sprinkle. This controller offers just a basic functionality and is sometimes […]

Does Your House Measure Up?

Does your house measure up?

Buyers, sellers and real estate agents often use square footage as their common demoninator in determining the value of a home. There is no quick method or automated value method that will give you the correct amount. It may seem like a straight forward process, but there are several variances that can lead to inaccurate […]