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Home Projects To Tackle Before Fall

Home Projects To Tackle Before Fall

Summer weather is coming to an end, which means fall is approaching! Now is the perfect time to tidy up your home before the cold weather hits. Here’s a list of projects to take on before fall comes full swing.    Clean Out Gutters Cleaning out your gutters is not a fun task, but it is something that needs done annually to prevent damage to your home. People don't ofte

Best Hiking Trails In The Pittsburgh Area

Best Hiking Trails In The Pittsburgh Area

Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas have more than its fair share of great hiking spots. September is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the last of the beautiful weather!  Planning your next outdoor adventure just got a whole lot easier because we have found the best trails and hiking spots for your next fall trip!    Moraine State Park (Varies by Trail) Enjoy your d

Tips For Landlords Renting to College Students

Tips For Landlords Renting to College Students

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, college classes around the country are back in session. While that means many things to many people, for landlords who lease their properties to college students, it can mean that they’re sleeping a little less peacefully at night. But, that doesn’t have to be the case! Yes, renting property to college students can be a stressful task, but it

Five Family Fun Activities For Labor Day

Five Family Fun Activities For Labor Day

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner! You may be wondering what you and your family can do to celebrate some extra time off. If you’re planning on spending the long weekend with your family, we’ve put together a few fun activities the entire family will be sure to love.    Backyard Games A long weekend is the perfect time to get active with your family! Set up s

Smart Products For Your Home

Smart Products For Your Home

Smart devices for your home are hot on the market right now and they are more than just telling Alexa to play your favorite song. You can now turn off your lights, vacuum the floors and even grill for your family BBQ! Check out some of our favorite smart products below.   Ring Doorbell With a simple installation process, the Ring Doorbell can improve your home’s safety and make l

Tips To Protect Your Home When It's On The Market

Tips To Protect Your Home When It's On The Market

When you’re trying to sell your home, you want prospective buyers to explore a bit during showings, right?  Buyers often open closets, cabinets, and other nooks and crannies when they’re touring a home. Sellers should take some precautions to protect their homes and personal belongings throughout the sales process. Here’s some tips to protect your you and your home during sh

Back To School Tips For Parents

Back To School Tips For Parents

Going back to school after the long summer is always a time of excitement, especially after the uncertainty of last year. While your children may be overly excited or even a bit worried about new teachers, new subjects and meeting their friends, the days leading up to the first day back are always busy and stressful. The best way to prepare your children for the new school year is making an organi

Budget Friendly Home Staging

Budget Friendly Home Staging

Home staging has become something of a minor craze for real estate professionals in the past few years, and the actual science behind how best to set up a home for an open house seems to be changing all the time. However, one thing is unlikely to change: Homeowners and agents don't want to break the bank when it comes to staging a home. As a result, it's wise to look into the best ways to

Family Fun in The Pittsburgh Area

Family Fun in The Pittsburgh Area

Looking to plan some family fun activities to do in Pittsburgh? Look no further. Whether you are a thrill seeker, animal lover, or nature enthusiast, Pittsburgh offers various types of attractions that your entire family is sure to love.   Kennywood Spend the day at Pittsburgh’s electrifying amusement park- located in West Mifflin. With 7 roller coasters as well as a Kiddieland a

What You Need To Know About Listing Your Home On Airbnb

What You Need To Know About Listing Your Home On Airbnb

Do you have a vacation home, acquired a property or have an extra room in your home you want to make some extra money on? You might consider listing your property on a hotel booking site such as Airbnb.  Before you list, we have put together a list of things to consider before opening up your home.     Why Airbnb? First off, let's start with why Airbnb.  Airbn