Edward Parker's Blog Posts

Housing Rebound

A Historic Rebound for the Housing MarketPending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors;(

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Availability of New Homes

Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually

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MUST-HAVE TOOLS FOR HOMEOWNERS

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don

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GIVE YOUR DECK A FACELIFT!

Hanging out with your family or hosting friends on your old, dingy deck is not very appealing. Lucky for you, refreshing it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Try your hand at the

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EYE-CATCHING WAYS TO DECORATE WITH PLANTS

EYE-CATCHING WAYS TO DECORATE WITH PLANTSUsing plants as décor is a great way to add a little color and a natural, bright feel to any room. There are endless types of plants to choose from

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GREAT WINE-STORAGE IDEAS

TIPS FOR STORING WINE AT HOMEIf you are a big wine connoisseur or just saving a few bottles to crack open on special occasions, it’s important to understand how best to store them safely until

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GETTING READY FOR RETIREMENT

HOW TO GET READY FOR RETIREMENTFor most people, retirement feels like a long way off. But, if you don’t start preparing as early as possible, you may find yourself in a place of financial

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TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but

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HIDDEN FEES

Purchasing a home is arguably one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. As you start your hunt, don't forget there will be other costs associated with your purchase then

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Staging Strategies For Your Home

STAGING STRATEGIES FOR YOUR HOMEStaging your home is all about putting the best foot forward for potential buyers. By highlighting its most desirable features, you can draw more interest for your

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