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How to prepare your pet for a natural disaster

Brenton Blackwelder

It’s hurricane season and even the most prepared among us may have let something fall through the cracks. Ty...

Home inspections aren’t just for older homes

Brenton Blackwelder

A few years ago, RealtorMag put out a list of the “Top 10 Most Common Home Inspection Problems.” They rang...

The landlord’s guide to 3 maintenance emergencies

Brenton Blackwelder

It’s 2 a.m. and the phone is ringing.  You know before picking it up that within ten minutes you’ll be...

Do Open Houses Work?

Brenton Blackwelder

“In my experience, there is no correlation between houses we hold open a lot and houses we do not hold...

Cheap and easy autumn home decorating ideas

Brenton Blackwelder

This year we usher in the autumn season beginning on September 22. And, as we all know, autumn typically bring...

How to stage your home’s closets to make buyers swoon

Brenton Blackwelder

Ah, to be a fly on the wall as potential buyers traipse through your home for sale. You could watch...

September in the garden

Brenton Blackwelder

It’s been a long, hot summer, and, we don’t know about you, but we can’t wait for fall. The cooler...

Busting the 3 biggest private mortgage insurance myths

Brenton Blackwelder

One of the most frustrating issues we’ve dealt with over the past few years is the confusion over private mo...

Tips to help you paint like a pro

Brenton Blackwelder

Paint is the miracle cure for a home that needs freshening. It not only adds color, but, if the color...


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