How You Can Protect Your Pet During A Fire

As you draft your family's fire safety plan, remember to take into account all members of your family, including those with fur or scales. Follow these simple tips to ensure that even four-legged family members safely make it out of the house in the event of a fire. 1. Have Your Pets Microchipped Though it is important to have indoor and outdoor pets microchipped, this tip is essential for pets who predominantly live outside. Read More 

Helping Your Widowed Parent Transition To A Retirement Home

When one of your parents passes away, the surviving parent may not be able to continue to live in their home. Elderly couples tend to depend on one another for more than they may have when they were younger. Their home lives may have been able to function due to their combined abilities, and won't be able to continue with just one of them. Your number one priority will be making sure that your surviving parent is safe. Read More 

Tips For Dealing With Common Apartment Decor Issues

When you rent an apartment, you may find yourself feeling as though you're stuck dealing with some common apartment decorating issues. After all, most apartments for rent don't have room in the lease for you to make physical changes to the unit, whether it's carpeting, paint or structural issues. That doesn't mean you can't have the space you've dreamt of, it just might mean re-inventing your ideas within the boundaries of your lease. Read More 

3 Advantages To Hiring A Property Management Company

Hiring a property management company is the best way to go for many landlords. If you have rental properties, you might be wondering if hiring a property management company is right for you. In most cases, it is the best choice. Here are a couple reasons why. 1. Better Screening Of Tenants One of the advantages of using a property management company is that they have better screening of the tenants and they have a bigger pool to choose from. Read More 

3 Things To Consider Before Purchasing A House

Buying a home is an exciting time. Many first time homebuyers go into the process wide eyed and believing that they can find the perfect home for them. Although you can definitely find a great home that fits your needs, it is important not to fall into the trap of thinking that you will find the perfect house, because the perfect house doesn't exist. Instead, here are a couple things you need consider before purchasing a house. Read More