By Brentnie Daggett Although many associate cleaning with springtime, summer cleaning tasks deserve their time in the sun as well. With warmer temperatures and longer days ahead, there’s no better time to open the windows, throw on the rubber gloves and get to work. Deep cleaning your home and getting rid of dirt and dust is important, but don’t forget to take...

By Brentnie Daggett Our country faces challenges all the time. Whether it's a recession, natural disaster or, yes, even a global pandemic—no matter what's happening in the world, life still happens. Today, many families find themselves needing to move at a less than ideal time. Moving is always stressful, but moving while trying to navigate certain restrictions...

By Brentnie Daggett This year, spring cleaning takes on a whole new meaning as the world works hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Cleaning and disinfecting our homes is more important than ever in order to create a safe environment for our families to live, work and play in. Also, as many of us are sheltering at home, there may be a bit more time to dig into...

By Brentnie Daggett Spring is here, and we aren't the only ones excited for longer days and warmer weather. Spring also means small animals, vermin and other pests are out and looking for food (and maybe some warmth on those cooler nights). It's time to take preventative measures and implement some pest control strategies to avoid unwelcome guests in your home. Related:...

By Brentnie Daggett As a homeowner, you have to maintain, renovate or remodel your property at some point in time. If you're a real estate investor or landlord, it is absolutely critical to take certain steps in order to protect your investment. In some cases, repairs or renovations will be needed immediately, despite the cost—especially if you have tenants in...

By Brentnie Daggett Living in a smaller home, or an apartment or condo, may make hosting a party or event seem overwhelming. A small space definitely presents some challenges, but a little creativity and planning will go a long way to create an atmosphere that is both inviting to your guests and manageable for your space. Related: 4 Reasons Your Smaller House Can...

By Brentnie Daggett Whether you're a new homeowner or just a homeowner new to an HOA, it can be difficult to understand exactly what your responsibilities are and how these new rules will be enforced. A homeowners association, commonly referred to as an HOA, is an organization in a neighborhood, community or complex that determines and upholds a set of rules or standards...

By Brentnie Daggett Being a homeowner is a considerable responsibility, and likely one of the largest investments you'll make in your life. In order to protect your investment, you need to proactively care for your property, which means taking the correct steps to prevent problems from happening or quickly resolve issues when they do arise. Related: 5 Signs Your...

By Brentnie Daggett Your home should be a sanctuary that feels welcoming and comfortable to both you and your guests—and that includes the outdoor space! The exterior of your property sets the stage for the rest of your home, sort of like a first impression. Related: Ways Real Estate Agents Can Appeal to Millennial Homebuyers If you're thinking of selling your...

By Brentnie Daggett Replacing the flooring in a property is not only a huge investment, but also a choice that needs to have endurance under pressure. Selecting the right flooring for a rental property is much different than choosing flooring for your home—your rental property will be occupied by tenants who may not be as responsible as you when it comes to caring...