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Real Estate Articles and Advice (page 2)

New Home… New “Setting”!

New Home… New “Setting”!

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased a new home. You signed your name on the dotted line, packed up all your things, hauled them to your new home, unpacked (mostly), and have finally started to settle in.  After checking off all those major tasks, you might be starting to think about the smaller details of moving. Such as where the perfect place to hang the family picture is, determin

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Dinner and a movie is a tried and true date, but this Valentine’s Day, why not do something a little different? Pittsburgh is full of fun, romantic ways to spend an evening with the one you love.  Whether you want to try a fun new restaurant or visit one of Pittsburgh’s famous museums there are so many options right in the city!    Andy Warhol Museum Try something

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue.  This winter season, try to add in some pops of color with a little green. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter.   Fiddle Leaf Fig The leafy green tree, commonly

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Around Pittsburgh

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Around Pittsburgh

Does cabin fever have you itching to get out of the house this winter?  Pittsburgh has some of the best spots for a weekend getaway. From skiing to wine tasting, here are the best winter day trips from Pittsburgh all under a two-hour drive.    Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Located in the Laurel Highlands, this five-star resort is the ultimate weekend getaway! The resort features

Four Reasons to Upgrade Your Countertops to Granite

Four Reasons to Upgrade Your Countertops to Granite

Are you dreaming of making upgrades to your kitchen in the new year? When you are thinking of what upgrades to make, you might want to consider adding granite countertops to your kitchen or bathroom.  From the durability of the countertops to their gorgeous design, there are so many reasons to pick granite for your home!    Increases the Value of Your Home For many people, th

Money Resolutions to Help You in 2020

Money Resolutions to Help You in 2020

New year, new financial goals. If you’re starting off the new decade with a list of resolutions, consider adding some financial to-dos to your list! Follow these steps to achieve your financial goals in the new year.     Make a Budget  Now is the time to start thinking of making a budget and getting your finances in order.  If you have had trouble in the past

Congratulations to the January 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to the January 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to our first Hockey Mom winner of 2020, Christine George, from the New Kensington/Lower Burrell area. Christine wears many hats in her hockey association and the hockey world in general. She runs several programs for the North Hills Amateur Hockey Association (NHAHA) where she is Team Manager of her daughter's Viper Stars Pee Wee Amateur Hockey Team, Aramark&n

How to Ring in the New Year as a Real Estate Agent

How to Ring in the New Year as a Real Estate Agent

The holiday season is nearly over, and the new year is about to begin. Now is the perfect time to set goals for the new year.  With a fresh start, make this year your best yet with these helpful tips on goal setting!    Set Goals Setting goals for your personal and professional life are a great way to ring in the new year. Resolutions that aren’t written down are destin

Time Management Tips for the New Year

Time Management Tips for the New Year

Being a real estate agent probably means you have a super busy schedule.  If you find yourself wishing that there was more time in the day, you might want to make time management your New Years’ resolution!    Plan Ahead One of the best ways to manage your time is to plan out your day ahead of time.  This will allow you to focus on what needs to be done throughout

Why Winter Might Be The Best Season To Put Your Home On The Market

Why Winter Might Be The Best Season To Put Your Home On The Market

Winter is not only known for cold when it comes to the weather. Most home buyers and sellers would agree that there are hotter times for the real estate market too, but this season you might actually be able to take advantage of the cold weather in the real estate market.     There Are Fewer Homes To Compete With There typically are more homes for sale during warmer seasons l