The Best Places to Live in America

These spots combine economic growth, affordability, and quality of life. See all 50.In partnership with realtor.com. No. 1Frisco, TexasThis boomtown delivers plenty of bang for residents.  No. 2Ashburn, Va.No. 3Carmel, Ind.No. 4Ellicott City, Md.No. 5Cary, N.C.No....

4 Easy Ways to Add Colorful Curb Appeal

Update your home’s curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch this time of year.Get a Step Up with RailingsChipped, tired railings can make a home look outdated and unkempt, but making those pieces look new again is a relatively quick and easy...

Three Steps to Handling a Low Appraisal

It happens more than you think! I was involved in a transaction that came back from the bank with a low appraisal. My first thought was the banks appraiser did not know what he was doing with comparative listing prices. Some appraisers just do not know our market...

Buyer Beware!

“Buyer Beware” is a phrase we often hear and worry about when we are buying various items; however, the stakes vary based on what is being purchased.  For most, buying a new home will be among the largest purchases a person will make during their lifetime.  ...