Category Archives: Outdoor Living

  • Spring Cleaning your Westchester Home

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    Now that spring is in the air, you probably want to open your windows to welcome it in. Unfortunately, they likely have a layer of grime on them, leftover from the winter season. You know what that means – time for some... 

  • Staging Your Westchester Home on a Budget

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

      If you’re selling your Westchester home, you know how important it is to have it looking its absolute best. First impressions are key, as potential buyers will form opinions about your home before they even step... 

  • Refresh Your Garden for Spring

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    Do you hear that? It’s the first breathy sigh of your spring garden, waking up from its winter’s nap. Longer days, warmer temperatures and dreams of lazy afternoons spent lounging among the flowers is enough to get any... 

  • 8 Creative Tips on Saving for a Down Payment

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    You’re finally ready to think about buying a home, but you doubt your ability to save up the necessary down payment. Twenty percent of even a modest home can seem out of reach for first-time home buyers. Here are some... 

  • Is this Neighborhood Headed Up? Or Down?

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    When searching for a home on a budget, you’ll often find great deals on the edge of up-and-coming neighborhoods. But how do you tell if a neighborhood is headed up? Or, if it’s on its way down? Of course, the... 

  • How to Make Your Living Room Flow

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    One of the first decisions you make in your new house is where to place your furniture. In the living areas, furniture placement can make or break your home’s “flow” or ease of movement. A sofa placed just... 

  • New Gadgets for Your Wish List

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    As you think about gift-giving this season, don’t forget to give your new home a gift of its own. Advancements in technology mean that your home can be smarter, cleaner, cooler or the hottest thing on the market. Here... 

  • Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 2 of 3)

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    A common question sellers ask is “What can I do to get the maximum selling price on my home?” Since each home and every market is different, we, as your real estate professionals, can give you specific advice... 

  • Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 1 of 3)

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    When preparing to sell their home, a common question pops up. Homeowners want to know what they can do to get the maximum selling price on their home. Of course, the answer to “What can I do to increase my home’s... 

  • Holiday Decoration Safety

    BY Clayton Jeffrey

    Each year, fire departments across the country respond to home and structure fires caused by holiday decorations. A study performed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2011 showed an annual average of 230...