Buying a new home is very exciting. Typically the first item of business after closing is personalizing your new space with furniture and other décor items quickly so you can invite friends and family over to show it off. Correct? It’s ok; we all like to brag about things we are excited about. [Read more…]
The Piedmont Triad in central North Carolina surrounds three major cities – Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. You’re not far from the Blue Ridge Mountains or the coast. This is a fast growing region due to new businesses and the quality of living. If you are considering a move to the Triad, living in Winston-Salem, NC is a great option. [Read more…]
As a first time home buyer, you quickly learn there are many options available to you. To help reduce the overwhelming excitement and help stay on track, create a house hunting checklist. You’ll be glad you did.
Below are some checklist ideas from experience. [Read more…]
The excitement of moving into a new house generates a list of project ideas that are necessary to personalize your new space. Some of the obvious projects are hanging pictures, organizing décor items, placing furniture and applying color to your walls. Painting is probably the most common interior décor project for most homeowners. Popular today are accent walls and different room colors to help separate interior spaces. Second to the family room, the kitchen is a popular gathering space. The kitchen, however, includes permanent décor design fixtures that must be considered when choosing kitchen paint colors. [Read more…]
Whether you are a new homebuyer, downsizing or upsizing to a new home in the Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point or Burlington NC areas, your research will include discussions about new homes vs. old homes or existing homes. Although, there are advantages and disadvantages of both, your decision will be made in the best interest of you and your family. [Read more…]
When you start the “official” search for your new home, typically you begin with the loan approval process. You need to know how much you can spend, right? Next, determine the size home that best fits your family space needs. However, depending on where you are looking for your new home – suburbs, urban or rural regions – will influence cost. So what are some ideas on how to determine the best place to buy a house? [Read more…]
When the serious process begins of choosing a house that’s right for you and your family, where and how do you start researching? For months, while relaxing on the couch with your smart phone and/or laptop, you were just clicking on random properties for sale or new home design ideas. We all do it, right? But when you officially start the process of locating the perfect house, there are steps to consider. [Read more…]
Buying and settling into a newly built house is an exciting time, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. Besides getting your stuff organized, one of the first thoughts you will have is what things’ to buy for your new house.
Before taking a journey to various home good stores, take a deep breath. Below are some thoughts on what to purchase first and save potentially unwanted expense. [Read more…]