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Six Steps to Perfect Sleep

Looking at the clock? All night long? Sure it happens to everyone every once in a while, but if it happens more often to you, you may have insomnia.  According to the Sleep Health Foundation, one in three people suffer from mild insomnia, so you’ve got plenty of company. But knowing that you’re not alone isn’t much company when you’re … Read More

Dear Clutter: It’s Over.

Some people live in the clouds. Those folks don’t have much of an issue with paper clutter because their clutter is all in bits and bytes hanging out on servers—photos, documents, books, everything. Then there are those of us who love the feel of turning actual pages and holding real photos.  Paper seems like such a little, thin thing, but … Read More

Happy Kitchen, Happy Home

With the holidays approaching, there’s one room in your house that is getting ready for it’s close-up: Your kitchen.  Whether it’s your year to host the family or a year to celebrate the festivities by social distancing at home alone or with your local pod, you’re going to be spending time in the kitchen—even if it’s just time spent unpacking … Read More

The Point About Points

You’ve probably heard about “points” when it comes to real estate and mortgages, but do you really know what they are?  What is the point about points, anyway? Simply said, the point about points is to reduce the overall payment on your real estate purchase.  Everybody loves a sale, right?  What moves you to rush to the store or click … Read More

Your Backyard, Your Personality

Your yard is the mullet of landscaping: Business up front and party in the back. It’s true. The front yard is all about curb appeal. Nothing too crazy, nothing too wild, just clean simple lines that will attract buyers when it’s time to sell. The backyard, though…that’s where you get to shine your personality on every square foot! If your … Read More

The Four “E’s” of Escrow

Unless you’re in banking or real estate, there’s a good chance the word “escrow” doesn’t have a whole lot of meaning for you. You know it’s this thing that happens when you…do I smell cookies? Yes, that’s it. Escrow. That thing that lasts for about a month, but doesn’t capture your attention for very long. Until now. You see, I’m … Read More