At-Home Family Night Activities


During the last year, families have been asked to stay at home. It can be challenging to keep everyone entertained when we aren’t able to go out of the house except to work in essential jobs, enjoy fresh air, and get groceries. Luckily, there are plenty of fun activities that the entire family can do together at home. Here are a few to inspire your own family to make lasting memories while spending quality time together at home.


1. Movie Night—This is a simple activity that everyone will enjoy. Every time you have a movie night, let a different family member pick their favorite. That way, everyone will have a turn choosing something to watch in the coming weeks. Better yet, consider a movie marathon over the…

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Changes in the Mortgage Market Since COVID-19


It's been difficult to adjust to a new normal during the last 1.5 years. With most residents being asked to stay at home, there are many who have recently lost their jobs or been asked to work remotely. The mortgage industry has also taken a big hit that has directly affected homeowners, renters, and investors alike.


There are many who are in the final stages of closing on their homes, and the current pandemic has made it difficult to efficiently move forward with the process. To help, desktop and exterior only appraisals are being accepted as long as there is sufficient property information available online. Potential borrowers can also now submit their verification of employment via email,…

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7 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR HOME SHOW WELL

Everyone dreams of living in a model home – a beautiful modern room with the perfect vase of flowers sitting decoratively on a glass side table. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always work this way. Our homes tend to look more “lived in” with a pile of shoes by the front door, school books on the kitchen table, and cat hair on the sofa. 

 

      If you have your home listed for sale, then you also know the stress of looking around your home after a phone call        requesting a showing with a few minutes’ notice. You want your home to show well so the buyers can see the beauty         of the home you love, but with such short notice, how can you convert the lived-in look to a show-ready property?

 

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