In The Neighborhood

In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout...
Model of house with coins on wooden table on blurred background As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges...
Photo taken in München, Germany Given how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear...
Stand out from the crowd and different concepts One light balloon glowing and floating above other white balloons on white wall background...
Mother and daughter gardening together One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home...
The HUD sponsors the Good Neighbor Next Door program to help police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and elementary school teachers buy...
We spend a lot of time in our homes, which is why it’s important to ensure that they’re a safe and healthy...
Whether your goal is to lose one or 100, shedding pounds is no walk in the park (pardon the pun). If you’re...
Mid adult woman painting chair with paint roller with yellow color. Are you getting ready to haul that so-called junk out of...
Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds, and other Halloween activities in El Dorado County, California?  Scroll down this...
History of Labor Day Labor Day 2019 On September 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker...
With everything that goes into selling a home, it can be easy to forget some of the last-minute details. But, beware—buyers can...
Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to...
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. As borrowed from Readers Digest....
It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down and homeowners are rushing to get their...
How to Keep Relatives From Spoiling Your Kids
It’s natural to want to make children happy, but they also need rules and boundaries. Sometimes well-meaning relatives spoil kids in ways...
Real estate agent welcoming visitors
Many real estate agents consider an open house a vital part of the home-selling process. An open house allows several prospective buyers...
How to Keep Your Home Safe When You Go Away
If you’re planning to travel for several days or weeks, you need to take some precautions before you leave to protect your...
5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture
While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly...
Is Adding a Deck a Good Investment?
Enjoying a meal with family and friends on a deck is the perfect way to relax. Depending on where you live and...
In today’s day and age, choosing the right lighting for your space can be an overwhelming proposition. But it doesn’t have to...
Interior illustration sketch with material color scheme concept
If you’re revamping your interior design scheme, you may be considering a new color palette. Should you go with earthy hues? Vibrant...
Modern Bathroom Interior
A long soak in a bubble-filled tub can feel like heaven after a hard day at work—and soaking in a bath that...
declutter concept on sticky notes
The weather’s better in a neighboring state. It would be nice to be closer to the grandkids. Those are a lot of...