11 Tips to Help You Thrive

11 tips to help you thrive during the COVID-19 isolation, while your home is an office, gym, school room, stadium, concert hall, library, and more! In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Frodo says, “I wish it need not have happened in my time.” “So do I,” says Gandalf, “and…

How Are You Staying Active at Home?

Have you turned a guest room into a gym or planted a flower bed? Tell us how you’re getting exercise around the house. Many of us around the country are now working from home and practicing social distancing. That means we are not working out in the gym, taking classes at a yoga studio or…

How to Grow Vegetables in Containers

Get glorious vegetables and fruits on your patio with a pro’s guidance — including his personal recipe for potting mix. Most edibles do well in containers, and in some cases even prefer them. For gardeners with poor soil, or no soil at all, container gardening can be a way to create the edible garden your…

What You Can Do to Keep Your Dream of Homeownership Moving Forward

Some Highlights: Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside. There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward. Connect with an agent, learn about resource programs for things like down payments, and get pre-approved today.

The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice

The angst caused by the coronavirus has most people on edge regarding both their health and financial situations. It’s at times like these when we want exact information about anything we’re doing – even the correct protocol for grocery shopping. That information brings knowledge, and this gives us a sense of relief and comfort. If…

The Economic Impact of Buying a Home

We’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general, is changing too – from how we grocery shop and meal prep to the ways we can interact with our friends and neighbors. Even practices for engaging with agents, lenders, and all of the players involved in a real estate transaction are changing to…