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Blog Entries in September

Five Fall Activities to do in Pittsburgh

Five Fall Activities to do in Pittsburgh

Now that it is fall and October is approaching, the leaves are falling and the weather is getting cooler it is time to partake in Pittsburgh’s favorite fall activities. There are a ton of new and exciting events happening in and around the Pittsburgh area you won’t want to miss out on.  Trust us.     Steel City Fall Festival  Join Steel City Beer Distrib

Falling in Love with Curb Appeal

Falling in Love with Curb Appeal

Fall is in the air and that means crisp nights, football and pumpkins, but fall can also be a great season to boost your curb appeal and have fun decorating for the season! From planting flowers to cleaning your gutters, there are a ton of tasks that will help spruce up your home for the fall!    Plant Fall Flowers  Now that your summer flowers are starting to fade, it is a g

Five Reasons to Replace Your Windows

Five Reasons to Replace Your Windows

Replacing your home’s windows can seem like a task that is not your top priority, but the benefits you can gain will make a huge difference.  Over time, windows need to be replaced, just like your appliances or roof shingles. Don’t wait until the weather gets cold, now is a good time to take a look at your windows and determine if they will need to be replaced.    

The Do’s and Don’ts When it Comes to Moving

The Do’s and Don’ts When it Comes to Moving

Whether it is your first move or you are a seasoned professional, there is no doubt that moving can be stressful. From organizing to packing and all the tasks in between, you are likely wondering how you are going to finish or where to even begin. Luckily, we have all been there and are here to help make your move go smoothly.  Below, we are going to tackle the top moving do’s and don&r

10 Trendy Home Décor Ideas for Fall

10 Trendy Home Décor Ideas for Fall

Now that fall has officially arrived, it is absolutely OK to embrace the season and pull out your favorite autumn-inspired décor. Besides, we all know you’ve been grabbing a pumpkin spice latte whenever you could for the last few weeks anyway. The season’s official start is a great time to get your home ready for fall with a little foliage. Here are 10 of this fall’s tr

REALTOR® vs. Real Estate Agent: Deciphering the Difference

REALTOR® vs. Real Estate Agent: Deciphering the Difference

Just last week, we shared a list of real estate lingo to help first-time home buyers and sellers navigate through the real estate process. From contingencies to quaint properties, there certainly can be a lot to know when you’re buying or selling a home. But, did you realize that the learning begins before you even decide on a real estate agent or a realtor? While you may think the terms

Fall Into a Few of Pittsburgh’s Festive Autumn Events

Fall Into a Few of Pittsburgh’s Festive Autumn Events

Autumn is here, which means that now is the perfect time to scope out the region’s fun fall festivals. And when it comes to all things fall, Pittsburgh is a great place to experience the excitement. Not only does our region see some of the most beautiful fall foliage, but we also have several awesome autumn events for anyone to enjoy. If you start this weekend, you can enjoy several of thes

From CMA to MLS and More: Real Estate Terms to Know

From CMA to MLS and More: Real Estate Terms to Know

Fall is upon us, and by now, most of our students have begun to bring home a few assignments. To keep pace with this year’s scholarly crowd, we’re offering up a few vocabulary words that are sure to help any first-time home buyers or sellers as they enter the real estate market. Here are 10 commonly used real estate terms, and what they mean for buyers and sellers: CMA – Th

Five Myths First-Time Homebuyers Should Ignore

Five Myths First-Time Homebuyers Should Ignore

From searching for homes to picking up your new keys on closing day, buying a home is an exciting process. Many first-time homebuyers also have the benefit of receiving advice from family members or friends who’ve already gone through the process. While it is certainly good to hear a few different perspectives while you’re buying a home, buyers should also know to take any home-buying

Sellers - Learn the Basics About a Comparative Market Analysis

Sellers - Learn the Basics About a Comparative Market Analysis

As fall approaches, home sellers are doing whatever they can to make their homes the most on the market. To attract prospective buyers, things like well-maintained curb appeal and properly staged rooms are a major help. But there is one factor that can drive buyers to—or from—a home in a hurry. If the sales price is wrong on an otherwise perfect home, it may never stand a chance of sel