Removing a Wall? Think First.

Everyone is itching to revamp their living space, and if you’re considering tearing down a wall, run through this list of questions beforehand. It’s important to count the cost of the whole project before you get started, everything from patching to paint. What’s your favorite part of a project, the dreaming or the finishing? #thehelpfulagent … Continue reading Removing a Wall? Think First.

How to Choose the Right Pet for You

Are you thinking about getting a pet? Owning and taking care of an animal is a huge commitment filled with responsibilities and expenses. Some pets more so than others. Although you or a family member may have a particular animal in mind, the American Veterinary Medical Association suggests you consider the following to help ensure … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Pet for You

Renter Tips: Apartment Fire Safety 101

Do you live in an apartment or condominium? If so, do you know what to do in case there’s a fire when you’re home? To help you stay safe, the U.S. Fire Administration offers the following quick tips: Building Fire SafetyFire prevention tools in and around your apartment are essential for fire safety. Make sure … Continue reading Renter Tips: Apartment Fire Safety 101

Five Shrubs to Beautify Your Garden

According to House Beautiful gardening experts, shrubs can be the stars of any garden because the plants do it all–attract pollinators, create screening and privacy, and offer brilliant splashes of color. Best of all, most shrubs thrive for years without requiring much work on your part! Just be sure the shrub type is suited to … Continue reading Five Shrubs to Beautify Your Garden

Buying Your First House: Tips for Buyers

When taking on any new project, the more you know and understand, the better things are likely to go. The same is true when buying a home for the first time. With our first-time buyer tips, you should be able to avoid many of the problems that can prevent your purchase from going well. Let’s take … Continue reading Buying Your First House: Tips for Buyers