Blog Entries in January

10 Things in Pittsburgh to Add to Your 2019 Bucket List

10 Things in Pittsburgh to Add to Your 2019 Bucket List

We all know that the beginning of the year is a great time to set a few goals. But by now, you may be feeling the strain of the year’s typical resolutions. Instead of thinking about losing a little weight or tackling those other worthy tasks, take a moment to soak in some of what our great city has to offer.  Here are 10 items to add to your 2019 Pittsburgh bucket list: 1. Go ice

10 Plants for Your Home This National Houseplant Appreciation Day

10 Plants for Your Home This National Houseplant Appreciation Day

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter. Since today is National Houseplant Appreciation Day, what better way to start combatting cabin fever than by adding a few houseplants to

Want to Buy a Home in 2019? Take These Six Steps Now

Want to Buy a Home in 2019? Take These Six Steps Now

There is always a lot of focus on making changes during the beginning of the year. And, why not? The new year is a great time to focus on the things you want. If you’re looking to buy a home in 2019, it is never too early to start preparing. Got home ownership on your to-do list for the year? Add these resolutions to your daily routine now: 1. Work to improve your credit score. For mo

Congratulations to the January 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the January 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our first Hockey Mom winner of 2019, Tammy Kitterman from Bethel Park. Tammy’s son, Brock, plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins Blind Hockey Team. When Brock was 12 weeks old, he was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer. Tammy had to fight for her son’s life and she has continued to fight for her son every day to make sure his needs are met. Fas

Kick Off 2019 With 10 Hot Home Trends

Kick Off 2019 With 10 Hot Home Trends

Now that the new year has arrived, many of us are busily plugging away at our resolutions. You know, eating healthier, spending less and making a few much-needed style upgrades around our homes! If home renovations were not on your list of to-dos for 2019, we have a feeling they soon will be! This year offers some home trends you simply must try. Here are 10 of our favorites for 2019:  &nb

5 Must-Have Items for Your House Hunt

5 Must-Have Items for Your House Hunt

This week, we’re saying goodbye to the first month of 2018—so, you know what that means. It is time to take another look at the goals you’ve set for this year. If you have aspirations of buying a home in the next 11 months, you’ll soon want to spring into action. Of course, buying a home can be a difficult process for anyone—from first-time homebuyers to experience

Interviewing Potential Roommates? Ask These 10 Questions First.

Interviewing Potential Roommates? Ask These 10 Questions First.

You’ve probably heard that renting rooms in your own home is becoming quite common. Perhaps you’re just searching for a roommate for your next semester at college. Maybe you’re a landlord who is trying to pair roommates together. In any case, finding the right roommate can be difficult. But you can help yourself by asking a few good questions upfront. Here are 10 things you&rs

10 Home Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

10 Home Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Maybe it’s because your team didn’t make it to the big game. Maybe it’s the unseasonably warm weather. Maybe you’ve just got that home-decorating itch. If you’ve found yourself recently evaluating your home décor—and trying to make some stylish upgrades—we’ve got some great tips for you. If you’re in the midst of updates at your home,

10 Money Resolutions to Make Your 2018 Prosper

10 Money Resolutions to Make Your 2018 Prosper

So far this year, you’re hitting the gym 2–3 times each week; you’ve even booked flights and made plans to travel more; now, it’s time to tackle that resolution to be more fiscally responsible. If buying a home is on your “to do” list in 2018, you’ll want to take your financial resolutions a bit more seriously in a hurry. Your financial picture plays a big

Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Reach New Levels... 10 Tips to Boost Your Real Estate Business

Now that we’ve reached mid-January, it is time to get serious about our new year’s resolutions. If you’re working in the real estate industry, one of your resolutions could be to boost your business this year. Not sure where to get started? Here are 10 ways to increase your real estate business in 2018: 1. Be social. In today’s real estate market, you cannot afford to