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Did you score a last minute babysitter and are looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 12 things you should check out for Valentine’s Day! Beer & Ballet The Ballet Theatre of Indiana and Sun King Brewing Co. are teaming up for the sixth year in a row for “Beer & Ballet” at … more »
If it’s time to think about replacing your windows I have good news for you. The return on investment is pretty high! Something every homeowner wants to hear if they have to drop a pretty significant amount of cash. We all know that someone that will set out to replace their windows themselves (maybe that someone is … more »
It’s the year 2020. You look around your kitchen designed several decades ago and let out a sigh. Where to start? If you glance at any number of ‘kitchen update’ boards on Pinterest, you’ll notice a lot of before-and-after photos of painted cabinets. Those after photos look good. So, now the wheels are turning. This looks to … more »
1. Prepare your kids on what is about to happen Younger children may not understand exactly what moving means, so it is always good to explain to them what is about to happen. For older children in school and especially if they will have to go to a new school, you need to explain to … more »
Homes will continue to shrink. The sprawling, suburban homes that Baby Boomers coveted will increasingly become a relic of the past in 2020 and into the next decade as the median square footage of newly built, single-family homes will fall for the fourth time in five years. The U.S. will not enter a recession in 2020. As … more »
Helping buyers fall for your property takes more than running the vacuum and fluffing the pillows: It’s about the POP!   Living Room When placing anything from accent pillows and table lamps, go for symmetry, which is pleasing to the eye. Light it up with lamps. Chic lamps provide both added lighting and appealing decor. … more »
The only thing more exciting than shopping for your first house is the day you move into it. And in your eagerness to get to that day, there are a bunch of opportunities to botch the shopping. Here are some #facepalm moments and the house-hunting tips you’ll need to avoid them.   “I Saw the House Online. It’s Perfect … more »
Everything has value. Especially your home. And when it comes to selling your home, assigning a price to that value is complicated. You made memories there. You’ve got a major financial interest in the place, too. Buyers think of value, but they’re more concerned with price. And your home’s price is one of its most … more »
Ah, the offer! Know Your Limits | Learn to Speak “Contract” | Set Your Price | Figure Out Your Down Payment | Make an Earnest Money Deposit | Review Contingency Plans | Read the Fine Print | Make a Date to Close | Write a Fan Letter to the Seller | Brace Yourself for a Counteroffer Cinematically speaking, this is the epic moment — I’d forgive you if you imagined, say, putting a … more »