So in honor of Lincoln’s new status as a pop culture icon, here’s a look at some of the places our 16th President called home:
What does every home need? Besides a front door, it has to be an office space that can be wheeled around and is made out of polished aluminum panels. Am I right? Of course! That’s why I love this Blackhawk Secretary Trunk office space from Restoration Hardware. I know my wife would hate it, but it’s got that Indiana Jones meets James Bond feel to it that would be perfect for that corner of your dream man cave.
In what has been a surprisingly chilly June by usual standards, the temperatures here in the Northeast are inching ever so closely to the hundred degree mark starting today. Yes my friends, summer is officially here! Admit it, since you were a kid there’s always been something extra special about summer that made you grin from ear [...]
The transition from spring to summer can lift everyone’s mood, and many homeowners get the urge to spruce up their properties. From changes are as simple as replacing linens and rugs with brighter colors to planting a beautiful garden, there are several small summer upgrades for homeowners with different goals, and many of these improvements [...]
Hopefully you’re all feeling rested and relaxed after a wonderful Father’s Day weekend! The days are getting longer and the weather warmer as Spring winds down and makes way for Summer this Thursday. With vacation season upon us and the festivities of Independence Day just a few short weeks away, here are some real estate [...]
Many existing homeowners choose summer time to spruce up their homes and make upgrades or improvements. While some home features, such as formal living rooms, have waned in popularity as of late, there are several common improvement projects that consumers still turn toward, to increase space and improve their real estate value. Storage space Built-in [...]
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass.” “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply. “We’re raising boys.” ~Harmon Killebrew I couldn’t think of a better quote than the one above to illustrate how Father’s Day and the Value [...]
I learned so much about people through our recent work with Dr. Robi Ludwig, the noted psychotherapist who helped us understand what makes homeownership a part of who we are. Among other things, Dr. Robi described the human need to put down roots and our desire to be viable parts of a community. Our home provides emotional and psychological benefits that go far beyond financial returns. I couldn’t agree more.