Category Archives: General

  • Pros and Cons of Buying a Fully Furnished Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Are you a first time homebuyer nervous about adding the cost of furniture to your big move? Or perhaps you’re thinking of buying a vacation home, but don’t want the added expense of furnishing it? Maybe you’re a busy... 

  • 10 Creative Uses for Rugs

    BY Jill Birnberg

    With summer here I enjoy a project or two, I hope you find this article fun and useful! Think that throw rug is only for the floor? Think again! There are so many ways to use beautifully designed rugs around the home, it’s... 

  • Grow Veggies at Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Have you put off growing your own vegetables at home because you think it will be too difficult, time consuming or messy? Do you worry that you don’t have enough space? Do you think you have a black thumb and nothing will... 

  • Choose the Perfect Neighborhood

    BY Jill Birnberg

    If you’re in the market for a new home, part of choosing the perfect house is finding the right neighborhood. How do you do that? Start by asking yourself the right questions. What are you looking for? Any home search should... 

  • Stage Your Front Porch to Sell

    BY Jill Birnberg

    You’ve cleared out all the clutter, emptied the closets, trimmed the trees, and made all the necessary repairs. Your house is clean and spotless and ready to show to potential buyers. Call Me Today for your Market Evaluation! But... 

  • What Does the Cost of Living Index Mean?

    BY Jill Birnberg

    The cost-of-living index measures the relative cost to live in a certain region. There are several theories about how to arrive at the cost-of-living index, but in general it measures the differences in the cost for goods... 

  • Should You Put Your Home on the Market Before or After the Super Bowl?

    BY Jill Birnberg

    As strange as it may seem to football fans, a majority of homeowners do not arrange their schedule around the Super Bowl. That being said, the Super Bowl typically signals the end of the Holiday season and New Year’s... 

  • Getting Organized to Sell Your Home

    BY Jill Birnberg

    When you’ve lived in it for a long time, getting a home ready to sell can seem daunting. If you are considering selling your home this year, make it your New Year’s resolution to get started early. That way,... 

  • What is Live-Work Space?

    BY Jill Birnberg

    Many buildings tout themselves as live-work spaces, but live-work designations are not all equal. For example, a primarily residential building that has no restriction on working from home can be called a live-work space...