Spring Lawn Care Tips You Can Do Now

Warming temperatures, rainy days, sunny skies—these are just some of the signs that spring is here. While your lawn probably maintains its dingy brown winter look, soon, it will be blossoming with the rest of the flowers, shrubs and trees – but only if you provide the right care for it now. Set aside a Read More

Breaking Down Spring Home Project Costs

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Before you grab your toolkit or enlist the help of a professional for spring projects this season, do your wallet a favor and conduct some research. HomeAdvisor’s most recent True Cost Report found that 38 percent of homeowners don’t know how much it will cost to hire a professional for home projects, and nearly 70 Read More

30 Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

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Yearning for the outdoors? We’re with you! Spring’s almost here, and quality outdoor time isn’t far behind. To get the most enjoyment out of your outdoor space, now’s the time to consider an upgrade (or two) while the weather’s still in between seasons. Need inspiration? Here are the most common outdoor upgrades and add-ons, according Read More

3 Simple Home Renovations that Your Spouse Will Love

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More often than not, home renovations center around efficiency and what the family needs. We upgrade the bathroom and redo the cabinets in the kitchen because they often are the most used spaces in the home and often need some retouching. But maybe it’s time for a home renovation that focuses not on what the Read More

291 Shawsheen Avenue, Wilmington

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291 Shawsheen Avenue, Wilimington Offered at $499,900 This expanded cape is certainly not a drive-by! Pride of ownership at its finest with this meticulously maintained 8 Rm, 3 Bed, 2 full bath home. The bright & spacious LR has a loft feel and features gorgeous oak floors, custom built brick fireplace w/granite mantle, CATHEDRAL ceiling Read More

Renting? 5 Tips to Consider

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For many, renting is a necessary stepping stone on the path to homeownership. Embark on the journey wisely with these rent-smart tips, courtesy of NeighborWorks America. 1. Be on alert for rental scams. Scammers often advertise rentals that don’t exist or aren’t available (“phantom” rentals) to trick prospective tenants into sending them money. Signs you may Read More

How to Plan an Organized Move

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Now that you’ve decided to move, the clock is ticking. While we all know that the moving process is extremely stressful, most people don’t realize that there is something you can do to help ease the stresses and better plan an organized move. 60 Days before You Move: Start strategically planning your move, step-by-step, to Read More

5 Pesky Mistakes New Homeowners Make

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From seasonal temperature fluctuations to excess rainfall, pests find any excuse to enter homes. The homes of new homeowners are especially prone to attracting pests, says Ron Harrison, entomologist with Orkin, partly because they are unaware of the best preventative measures. If you’re a new homeowner, avoid these 5 “pesky” mistakes. 1. Overlooking Tiny Cracks – Read More