Great Neighborhoods: Five Bad Neighbors to Avoid When Buying a Home

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.”-G.K. Chesterton   A Chinese proverb once said that finding a good neighbor is a priceless treasure. Similarly, Hesiod has been quoted to say that a bad neighbor is a misfortune as much as … More Great Neighborhoods: Five Bad Neighbors to Avoid When Buying a Home

Moving-In 101: Five Signs You Probably Should NOT Move in Together

  “A couple who go on living together merely because that was how they began, without any other reason: was that what we were turning into?” –Simone de Beauvoir So, you and your partner have been together for quite a while. You have shared not only a significant number of years together but a collection … More Moving-In 101: Five Signs You Probably Should NOT Move in Together

Modern Living: Four Excellent Reasons Why Condominium Living is perfect for Millennials

“Most people see condo living as somewhere between owning your own home and renting an apartment, but it is more like owning your own home. There is a responsibility that each homeowner has, whether they accept it or not.” –Jean Craig Millennials are known for their independence and individuality. This is the generation that wishes … More Modern Living: Four Excellent Reasons Why Condominium Living is perfect for Millennials

Home Selling 101: Four Tips to Make A Stress-Free Sale

“The art of selling one house is different than the science of repeating it flawlessly over and over.”- Chantel Ray   Selling a home to move is probably one of the most stressful events you would experience in your life. The logistics are not as straightforward, the market prices unpredictable and erratic and in a … More Home Selling 101: Four Tips to Make A Stress-Free Sale

Five Ways Downsizing Your Home Can Save You Money

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. ~William Morris More often than not when people think of a move, it is always associated with moving to a bigger and roomier space. Unfortunately, this is a mistaken impression and errant notion forces potential homeowners into … More Five Ways Downsizing Your Home Can Save You Money

Condo Living: Four Ways in Dealing with Difficult Neighbors

“A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.” -Hesiod “Be patient with a bad neighbor: he may move or face misfortune.” -Egyptian Proverb “Better a bad harvest than a bad neighbor” -Croatian Proverb You have recently settled in your new condo in the Solstice and everything seems fine … More Condo Living: Four Ways in Dealing with Difficult Neighbors

Moving 101: Five Ways to Help Your Children Cope with a Move  

  “There is always a little sadness about packing. I guess you wonder if where you are going is as good as where you have been.” –Richard Proenneke There are a lot of things that make a move and change of address inevitable. This can either be impelled by a change of job or prompted … More Moving 101: Five Ways to Help Your Children Cope with a Move