4 Things to Know About Home Improvement Before Buying a Home

When you dive into home buying, there are plenty of things you should know. One big part of the process that you should learn about, both before purchasing your home and after, is home improvement. Many of us know little to nothing about renovations in the beginning stages of homebuying, but if you buy a home without…

4 Tips to Keep Dogs Safe & Cozy in Winter

Every new year ushers in some of the harshest weather, and it’s easy to get caught up in your family’s winter safety concerns. But don’t forget that your pets are members of the family, too, and even the most outdoor-loving dog can suffer the ill effects of winter weather as easily as humans. Depending on…

How to Manage a Budget for Home Improvement Projects

Have you been sitting on a laundry list of home improvement projects? Home renovations, of any sort, can add significant value to your home, especially for those who plan on selling in the future. Not to mention, these updates can add the personal touch your home needs to make it closer to your dream home….

3 Keys for Keeping a Clean Home with Pets

They say a house is not a home without a pet, and how true it is! We love our furry family members just as much as our human ones, but they do tend to err on the messy side. Pet owners are faced with all sorts of extra chores, from vacuuming up stubborn pet hair (and the…

North Texas is home to some of state’s top lake real estate markets

Several DFW-area lakes dominate the Lake Real Estate Market Report for the summer of 2019. Lakeside living doesn’t have to be costly, but it sure can be. That’s a takeaway LakeHomes.com’s 2019 market report on lakefront real estate. Across North Texas, 13 lakes ranked among metrics that ranged from biggest overall market to most affordable…

7 Tips for Healthy Lawns in Hot Summers

Summer heat is here, and that might mean less water in your area. Does that mean you need to let your living landscapes suffer? Is watering your yard or lawn frowned upon by neighbors? Having a healthy yard and respecting Mother Nature is still possible, even in drought or high heat conditions! Keep your lawn looking good in…

8 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Yard

It is extremely important to make sure that your yard is pet-friendly and safe. Before they venture out to roll around in the grass, consider these tips to keep your pets safe and spaces green. Tune up your turfgrass. A sturdy grass lawn can take the pounding and activity of an active pooch. After a winter of…