Host a Spooktacular Halloween Party

Does the thought of hosting a Halloween party leave you horrified? Don’t be afraid! Thankfully you don’t need to be a professional event planner (or even Martha Stewart) to host a spooktacular Halloween party. Plan a great Halloween party with this ultimate guide of tips, tricks, and party planning hacks. Think of your guest list … read more “Host a Spooktacular Halloween Party”

Debt-to-Income Ratio: What is it and Why it Matters

Debt-to-income ratio. If you’re in the process of applying for a home mortgage, you may have come across this term but do you understand what it means and how it can affect the loan application process? The debt-to-income ratio is how lenders evaluate your borrowing habits. Here’s what the debt-to-income ratio means and why it’s … read more “Debt-to-Income Ratio: What is it and Why it Matters”

Tips for Spending the First Night in Your New Home

No matter how well-planned, moving day always ends up being hectic. After such a long day, the last thing you’ll want to worry about is figuring out which box has the towels so you can take a shower or end up sleeping in your clothes overnight. Navigating the first night in a new home can … read more “Tips for Spending the First Night in Your New Home”

How to Design a Welcoming Guest Room

Now that we’re heading towards the end of the year, it’s no doubt that many of us will be welcoming family and friends into our homes to stay overnight. While they’re not expecting a luxury, five-star hotel experience, it feels good knowing your guests feel welcomed and comfortable in your home. Here are some simple … read more “How to Design a Welcoming Guest Room”

Top 8 Upgrades that Payoff at Resale

Home renovations are becoming more commonplace, thanks to the popularity of home improvement properties on HGTV, DIY Network, or Houzz. Renovations can range from months-long transformations to simple updates that can be made over the weekend. However, not all upgrades are created equally, especially when you consider resale value. Here are the top 8 upgrades … read more “Top 8 Upgrades that Payoff at Resale”

4 Ways to Personalize Your New Hayden Home

After searching high and low, you’ve finally found your dream home. Now that it’s yours, it’s natural to want to put your personal touch on your new place. One of the best things about a new construction home is that it’s a blank slate for you to personalize as you see fit. Here are some … read more “4 Ways to Personalize Your New Hayden Home”

Prepare your Home for a Successful School Year

It’s ‘Back to School’ season and even if your kids are already in school, it’s still a great time to get your home in order so everyone has a successful school year. Follow these tips to get your home organized and ready for the busy days ahead! Organize the entryway Set up the entryway of … read more “Prepare your Home for a Successful School Year”

Start Fresh: Buy a New Home

Homebuyers in the Northwest have a lot of options in today’s real estate market. There are plenty of new homes and resale homes available. Why not start fresh in a brand-new home? Depending on what your priorities are, there are several advantages to buying a new home. Here are some of the top benefits of … read more “Start Fresh: Buy a New Home”

Congratulations Ellie George, Realtor! Hayden Homes MVR

We are excited to announce that Ellie George, Realtor, one of our respected Real Estate Partners with Home Quest Realty in Southern Oregon, has been elevated to Hayden Homes Most Valuable Realtor (MVR) status! A little about Ellie:  Having lived in the Rogue Valley since her early teenage years, Ellie understands the culture of Southern … read more “Congratulations Ellie George, Realtor! Hayden Homes MVR”

Common Organization Mistakes that Make Your Home Look Messy

Do you wonder why your home still looks messy even after you spent time cleaning? Don’t worry; not only does this happen to a lot of people, it’s also easy to fix! Here are the most common organizing mistakes that actually make your home look messier than it is and how to fix them. Confusing … read more “Common Organization Mistakes that Make Your Home Look Messy”