Each year that passes, there is usually one constant we all experience, and that is that the summer season usually comes and goes far too quickly. Before you know it, pretty soon you're filling your schedule with those events tied to the school year - parents sending their kids back to daily classes, fall & winter sports move into the foreground, and soon after we all begin planning for the fall holidays. Summer then, is all too soon forgotten. Before summer is officially over - there are a few things you want to make sure you finish up before the leaves start to fall. Even if your schedule doesn't involve the daily routines of the school year, there is still something that seems to change in the atmosphere once school is back in session. Here's a great checklist from Houzz, with a list of things you'll want to make sure to complete this month. The list covers some of the seasonal household "to-do's", as well as helping you prep for the back to school madness! And, don't forget about your four-legged family members, who also seem to be affected by the scheduling changes of this time of year. This great article from Smart Dog University has a few good tips to help your pets adjust, as well!
One of the arguably best reasons of being a homeowner is the fact that the home is truly yours. Meaning, you can paint the walls whatever color you want, you can add on great new features that will add value to the home's eventual sale price, and you can even experiment a little with some crazy concepts with decor -- all while not having to worry about having a landlord say no or fail to make updates on their own. Enter the wonderful world of DIY - or "do it yourself". Just 10 minutes on Pinterest, and you'll be convinced that you can tackle ANY home improvement project all on your own and that the possibilities are virtually endless! Yet, take it from past experience from these homeowners in this article from HouseLogic about some of the major pitfalls that can happen when you decide to take the DIY route. Before you start planning your next DIY home improvement project, be sure to take the advice from these DIY'ers fails - and avoid these common mistakes to make sure your DIY experience has the fairy tale ending you've envisioned.
Source: REColorado | Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed
Each generation has had their own great impact on the real estate market as each comes of home buying age.
Millennials are no different, they just haven’t been as decipherable as they follow a new path of progression to adulthood. Anticipating their housing preferences has been a tough call for the experts, mainly because the forces driving millennials decisions are very different from those that drove the generations before them.
This is the generation that went home to their parents’ houses in record numbers after graduating from college. Most because of the unhappy discovery that employment prospects were minimal and some due to delaying marriage and starting their own family.
Innovative bunch that they are, all indications at this time point to them having reassessed their situation, reset their goals and aspirations, and are now becoming the generation flooding the housing markets across the country.