Tips for Saving for a Down Payment to Buy a New Home

Saving money is not always easy. And when you’re trying to save money for a down payment, the task may feel more difficult. But it doesn’t have to be! While buying a home requires a healthy amount of savings, it’s possible with some planning and focus. Read more.

How to Naturally Freshen Your Home

After being in your home for an extended period of time, it may need a bit of a “pick-me-up.” Instead of lighting another scented candle or spraying an air freshener, try some of these all-natural alternatives to keep your home smelling clean and fresh. Open the windows Opening the windows and doors allows fresh air … read more “How to Naturally Freshen Your Home”

Myths and Truths of Buying New Construction

There tends to be a lot of myths surrounding real estate, especially about new construction homes. You may have heard some of these misconceptions, like new construction homes are more expensive, but you would be surprised to learn the truth. We’re here to set the record straight about some of the prevailing myths about buying … read more “Myths and Truths of Buying New Construction”

Tips for Decorating Your Home’s Window Boxes

Window boxes are a charming way to add some visual appeal to the front of your home. They put a finishing touch on your windows and can brighten up your home with seasonal blooms and greenery. If you’re looking for new ideas to spruce up the front of your home, try window boxes! Here are … read more “Tips for Decorating Your Home’s Window Boxes”

5 Ways to Give throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho

During these unprecedented times, there is a lot of need in and around our communities. As we are all seeking ways to give and help out, we wanted to provide a list of 5 Ways To Give in each of the regions in which we build. We hope you find this list helpful and we … read more “5 Ways to Give throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho”

Got Kids? Top Tips for Working from Home with Them

In light of recent events, many employers have shifted to full time remote work for the first time.  Working from home can present its own set of challenges, especially when you have kids you need to take care of during the day. The thought of juggling childcare and your workload can be scary and overwhelming … read more “Got Kids? Top Tips for Working from Home with Them”

How to be a Good Neighbor

Every neighborhood has its own personality. Some feel like a large extended family, coming together to host street parties while other neighborhoods are filled with people who keep to themselves. Regardless of your neighborhood’s personality, if you want to live in a good neighborhood, you have to be a good neighbor. Here are some ways … read more “How to be a Good Neighbor”

Tips for Buying a Pet-Friendly Home

For many of us, our four-legged pets are part of the family. There’s no denying they often hold a special place in our hearts! Just like you consider the needs of each of your family members, it’s important to think about what your pets will need in a new home as well. Here are a … read more “Tips for Buying a Pet-Friendly Home”

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is the key to your future home. It can be the difference between being approved or denied a mortgage. It can even determine your interest rate! Wondering how credit scores can affect home buying? Check out this post for more information. Don’t let a poor credit score keep you from getting the … read more “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score”

Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

Have plans this Valentine’s Day? If you’re not exactly sure what you want to do with your significant other this Valentine’s Day we can help. Remember: home is where the heart is, so what better place to celebrate love than in your home? Avoid the crowds everywhere by having a fun evening at home with … read more “Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home”