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Dec 23 2021
Posing for a photo around a dinner table
This time last year, many people canceled their holiday parties and traditions due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Now with vaccines readily available for anyone over the age of five and CDC guidance that makes in-home gatherings a responsible option for many, hosting duties are making a dramatic return. After such a long hiatus, make sure […]
Dec 2 2021
house ornament on xmas tree
The holiday season is an exciting time, particularly for brand new homeowners. The first winter in a recently-purchased home offers an opportunity to decorate, host, and begin long-lasting traditions. However, a full embrace of the Christmas spirit can also get expensive. This is especially true when it’s combined with the recent rise in real estate […]
Nov 25 2021
Woman setting dining table
Holiday parties and family get-togethers are likely to make a comeback this season. After lots of canceled plans in the last year, many homeowners will be looking to make up for the lost time by hosting their family and friends. Start making your plans now to create a comfortable and safe space for your guests […]
Nov 23 2021
prowler in house
Have any upcoming travel plans? In this video, our CEO and founder, Scott Gordon, discusses tips and tricks to keeping your home safe while you’re away. Some of the topics he covers: Technology and home security systems to monitor your home while you’re away. Avoiding unexpected appliance malfunctions and home damage. Finding neighbors or relatives […]
Apr 22 2021
Light bulb on a branch
Since 1970, April 22 marks Earth Day, a global celebration in support of environmental protections. As events like this push climate change issues to the forefront, homeownership has increasingly become an avenue to contribute to the effort. From green mortgages to efficiency improvements, the motivations to participate are both financial and ecological. Not only can […]
Dec 3 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic turned 2020 into a year unlike any other. As the end of the year approaches, the virus poses challenges beyond just school and work. The new question is how to safely celebrate the upcoming holiday season and maintain the family traditions that mean so much to so many.  The good news is […]
Dec 17 2019
Don’t fall into the loneliness trap this holiday season. Being far away from loved ones can be painful, but there are plenty of ways to stay active and cheerful through the holiday season.  Video Calls  Quality face time with loved ones is possible even if you’re celebrating in different places. Stay connected through smartphones, tablets, […]
Dec 10 2019
Making simple changes to your home delivery preferences, as well as investing in a few cool gadgets, can stop package prowlers and balcony bandits from ruining your holidays. Here are some ways to stay on top of your online deliveries and protect them from theft. Electronic Updates Nearly every online purchase comes with a tracking […]
Oct 10 2019

The official start of autumn has begun. Leaves will soon begin to change, and stores and coffee shops across the nation have already started rolling out pumpkin-spice-everything. For little ones across the country, fall also means Halloween and the fun of trick-or-treating.  Put a few of these tips into action to make your home a […]

Dec 4 2018

With holiday celebrations in full swing, December is meant to be a month of holiday cheer. Unfortunately, it’s also a time of year when Grinch-like thieves are on the lookout for easy targets. The good news is that with the following tips, you (and your gifts) should be safe from those with bad intentions.   […]