Buying To Buy New or Old, That is the Question by Meaghan McGlynn If you’re shopping for a new home, there are a number of factors you need to consider in order to narrow down your search criteria. Because before you can get too deep into your home search, you need to identify your needs, figure out your wants, and decide if there are any deal breakers that […]
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Uncategorized How to Improve Your Curb Appeal by Sandy Dodge When it comes time to sell your home, first impressions are crucial. Improving your curb appeal helps to make the most of a buyer’s first glance and sets the stage for their interest in purchasing your home. Working with your agent to identify projects that boost your curb appeal will go a long way towards selling your […]
Uncategorized Pantone 2024 Color of the Year: How to Use Peach Fuzz in your Home by Meaghan McGlyn The global color experts at Pantone have spoken, announcing the 2024 Color of the Year to be “Peach Fuzz.” Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute shared this explanation on the website, “in seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection, we chose a color radiant with warmth and modern elegance.” […]
Uncategorized Chocolate-Espresso Snowballs Chocolate-Espresso Snowballs Ingredients: Confectioners’ sugar, for coating Directions: In a large bowl, mix the butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in the flour, cocoa, espresso powder and salt until thoroughly blended. Stir in the pecans. Cover the dough and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 325°. Lightly butter 2 cookie sheets. Working […]
Uncategorized pumpkin bread INGREDIENTS: Pour ½ cups cups boiling water over 1 ½ cups raisins. Cool. 4 ½ cups sugar  4 ½ cups flour ¾ tsps.baking powder  1 ½ cups chopped walnuts      3 tsps baking soda 6 eggs  2 ¼ tsp salt 1 (29 oz) can pumpkin 1 ½ tsp ground clove 1 ½ cups oil […]
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Uncategorized 5 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Patio or Balcony by Sandy Dodge Your home’s interior can offer you peace of mind, but there’s nothing like the connection between your patio and the great outdoors. With a little privacy, you can relax and unwind at home like never before. Here are five creative tips to add privacy to your patio or balcony and turn into your own personal […]
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Uncategorized DIY Nursery Décor: 5 Tips for Renters by Sandy Dodge Prepping for parenthood? There are so many exciting changes on the horizon, but one change you’ll need to make at home is making sure you have a nursery all set up for your little one. As a renter, you may not have a ton of extra space to work with and you may also be […]
Uncategorized 9 Options to Remove, Hide or Play Down a Popcorn Ceiling by Guest Autho Don’t love your popcorn ceiling? You’re not the only one stuck with some unwanted stucco overhead. There are many options for moving on from it, but not all of them are equally effective—or equally easy. To help you decide how to address your popcorn problem, here are some top ways to remove, cover or distract […]
Uncategorized Is Co-Buying a Home Right For You? by Sandy Dodge For some buyers, purchasing a home independently may be out of reach. Co-buying a home is an alternative approach to homeownership where two or more individuals purchase the property together and take on a joint mortgage. Get to know the benefits and drawbacks of co-buying a home before deciding whether it’s right for you. How Does […]
Uncategorized What Is Fair Market Value (FMV) in Real Estate? by Sandy Dodge You know your home is a valuable asset, but what is it actually worth? One of the most important figures to understand as you get ready to sell your home is Fair Market Value (FMV); it is key to a successful home sale. We’ll break down what Fair Market Value is and why it plays […]
Uncategorized 5 Ways to Save and Reuse Water at Home by Sandy Dodge Think of all the ways you use water at home. Whether it’s meal preparation, laundry, or doing the dishes, we use a lot of H2O. In fact, the average U.S. household uses more than 300 gallons of water per day, with a majority of the water usage coming from three primary sources: the toilet, the shower, […]
Uncategorized U.S. Housing Market 2023: Updated Analysis by Matthew Gardner Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner gives an updated analysis of the U.S. housing market in 2023, using data released by The National Association of REALTORS® on listing activity, home sales, price growth, and more. This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes […]
Uncategorized FrankenStew Recipe Ingredients: – 1 medium yellow onion, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces – 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce (This will be added right before serving) – 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped – 1.5 lbs beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes – 1 or 2 beef bouillon cubes with two cups of water – 1 large […]
Uncategorized Here’s Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist by Windermere Staff The leaves changing color is a sign that you may have some fall home maintenance tasks to tackle. With summer in the rearview and colder temperatures ahead, being proactive now will keep your home in pristine condition throughout the autumn days and nights. We’ve compiled a list of several tasks to tackle around your home […]
Uncategorized Fall Recipes Fall Recipes Dungeness Crab Loaf Appetizer INGREDIENTS: 1 can Crescent Rolls 1 package (8oz) Cream Cheese (at room temp.) 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp dried dill Picked meat from 1 Dungeness crab (about 8 oz) 1/4 tsp hot sauce 1/4 tsp Kosher salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Unroll Crescent roll into a […]
Uncategorized DIY Remodeling vs Professional Remodeling by Sandy Dodge Deciding whether to DIY a remodeling project or leave it to a professional is a matter of weighing the risks and rewards, time, and budget. Before you start applying a new coat of paint or go about knocking down a wall, create a plan for your remodel to help you decide which projects you can […]
Uncategorized Your Guide to Going Solar by Sandy Dodge To reduce your carbon footprint, increase your household’s sustainability, and add value to your property, solar power may be right for you. Understanding how solar works and how to maximize its benefits are key first steps in your journey to becoming a solar energy-producing household. How does solar power work? The technology that turns your house […]
Uncategorized Selling Your Home: 5 Common Myths by Sandy Dodge Selling your home is a crash course in real estate education. You’ll learn how to work with your real estate agent to find a buyer and sell at the right price. As you prepare to sell, it’s important to remember that that not everything you’ve heard is true. There are several common myths that can […]