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Tame Your Home’s Junk Drawer in 3 Steps

It is time to tame your junk drawer! Every home has one: a junk drawer. Although these drawers can be useful for storing miscellaneous items, the problem with them is that they have the funny habit of becoming overrun with, well, junk. Batteries, small tools, sewing kits, tape, scissors, chip clips, notepads, old coupons, matches, … Continue reading Tame Your Home’s Junk Drawer in 3 Steps

You CAN have an education and a home

Even if you have student loans, don't assume that you can't buy a home. You know what they say about assuming... Send me a message to explore all of your options! You can also check out our list of mortgage loan officers. #thehelpfulagent #home #househunting #houseexpert #house #listreports #homeowner #dreamhome #themoreyouknow #icanhelp #realestate #realestateagent #lrhouses … Continue reading You CAN have an education and a home

Home Safety Tips Every Child Should Know

Home safety is an important, even life-saving topic that you should teach your children about at an early age. If you educate your children on basic home safety principles when they’re young, the lessons will stick with them for a lifetime. Learn to lock a deadbolt. Let your children know that the door should always be … Continue reading Home Safety Tips Every Child Should Know

Fixed Rate Mortgage Rates Fall Again

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Mortgage rates fall again. The average interest rate on a 30-yr, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.72% last week - a new record low. A year ago, it was 3.66%. Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) yesterday, showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.72 percent, the … Continue reading Fixed Rate Mortgage Rates Fall Again

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Considering we had to put out a big fire on our propane grill over the weekend, I though this was a timely share. Guess the hubby will be getting a new grill for Christmas. Fire extinguishers can save lives and property, but many people might not know how or when to use the protection devices, … Continue reading How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

How the Pandexodus Will Reshape Suburbia

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com As a wave of urban transplants heads for America's suburbs and small towns, those areas could find themselves undergoing a dramatic makeover. The coronavirus pandemic has driven many well-off residents out of the cities, with their overpriced and cramped apartments, and toward less populated areas where they can find … Continue reading How the Pandexodus Will Reshape Suburbia

Moving Thanksgiving Outdoors

Photo by Askar Abayev on Pexels.com All things considered, unless you live in a freezing climate, this might be the year to think about moving Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. Even if your guests need to bundle up a bit, outdoor enthusiasts suggest that a little pre-planning can make it easier than you think, and it may … Continue reading Moving Thanksgiving Outdoors