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Holiday Prep Tips for the First Time Host

By Dawn M. Smith Good for you! Either eagerly by choice or by default and with reluctance, you’ve decided to take on your very first holiday event as a host! There’s so much to get done. You’ll need a good chunk of your free time to prepare and plan over the next few weeks. No […]

How Important are Schools When Looking for a Home?

By Dawn M. Smith Recently, a Realtor.com survey revealed some of the most sought after amenities a home buyer would forgo to ensure they purchased a house in a good public school district. Of the 1,000 people who closed on a home in 2018, 78 percent said they would give up a coveted feature in […]

Military Landlords and Renters: Check for These Items in Your Rental Agreement

By Dawn M. Smith Who loves reading rental home leases? No one. Why should they? All the unintelligible legalese, lengthy stipulations, and scary sounding security deposit ramifications are very intimidating and no one’s idea of fun. This is why renters tend to glance it over only because we know we should, but ultimately don’t read […]