Brighten up Your House With These Autumn Inspired Home Decor Ideas
By Peta-Gay
November 6, 2017

The kids are back in school, the leaves are starting to turn and the weather is getting cooler. Yes, autumn has arrived, but the end of summer does not mean that your home décor has to suffer. Let's take a look at a few ways that you can brighten up your home and give it that warm, autumn feeling.

Start With Oranges, Yellows And Light Browns

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2018 Housing Opportunity Committee Member Regional Representative 2018 2019
By Peta-Gay
October 12, 2017


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October 12, 2017

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Washington, DC 

Dear Peta-Gay:

Determining what’s next for our association and for our industry is not an easy task – difficult decisions will need to be made. However, when ...

Upgrading Your Home? 5 Great Reasons to Make the Switch to Hardwood Floors
By Peta-Gay
October 11, 2017

Are you tired of scouring the internet, trying to find the secret recipe for whatever will take stains out of your carpet? And the irritating annual steam cleaning ritual where your whole home is soaking wet for a couple of days? Ugh. If your old carpet has you down, it might be time for a change. In today's blog post we'll share five great reasons why you'll want to make the switch from carpet to hardwood floors.

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DIY Home Projects: Creating a Study Space That Will Help Your Children Stay Focused
By Peta-Gay
September 20, 2017

If you're a parent of school-aged children, you've likely been concerned with their study habits at some point. Sitting down in front of the television or at the dinner table to crack open the books is going to be less efficient than doing so in a quieter, more productive work space. Let's explore how to create a study space that will help keep your children focused and on task.

Ask The Kids What They Need To Be Productive

Budgeting 101: How to Plan Your Budget Around Your Monthly Mortgage Payments
By Peta-Gay
August 31, 2017

If you've decided to invest in a home, you might be wondering how to make all the expenses work from the groceries to your mode of transportation to all those little things that quickly add up. Fortunately, it's easy enough to ensure you have the money each month by calculating your expenses and ensuring there's a little wiggle room in the leaner times. Here are the details on how to begin with your mortgage budgeting plan.

Calculate Your Monthly ...