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Ways To Celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month This April

Ways To Celebrate National Lawn and Garden Month This April

Did you know that April is National Lawn and Garden Month? Well now that you do, it’s time to celebrate! Many people use this as a month to focus on their own garden or lawn and others use it as an opportunity to beautify their community. However you want to celebrate, we got you covered!    Organize a Neighborhood Clean Up Gardening extends beyond your backyard. It’

Spring Into A New Career: Why Real Estate Might Be For You

Spring Into A New Career: Why Real Estate Might Be For You

Did the winter blues get you down last season? If so, maybe it’s time for a career refresh! Since prime real estate season is heating up right along with the weather, now may be the perfect time to spring into a career in real estate! While you’re contemplating your professional reincarnation this spring, here are 10 characteristics that could mean you would make a great real estate

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home. From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.     Home Maintenance Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check all

Congratulations To Our March Hockey Mom of The Month

Congratulations To Our March Hockey Mom of The Month

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer’s March Hockey Mom Of The Month winner, Mary LeBlanc from Latrobe, PA. Mary was nominated by her fellow hockey mom’s for being “the Heart of Westmoreland Hockey!”    Mary has been volunteering with the Westmoreland Eagles for a number of years. In 2011, she served as the business manager for her o

Nine Tax Breaks For Homeowners

Nine Tax Breaks For Homeowners

OK, homeowners, tax season is here and you’ve got just over a month to take advantage of this year’s tax breaks. If you’re feeling a little in the dark about what you may qualify for and you’re ready to throw your hands up in frustration, instead, take a deep breath and read on. There are various deductions, credits and exclusions that homeowners may qualify for and it&rsqu

How To Prepare Your Home For Spring Weather

How To Prepare Your Home For Spring Weather

Daylight savings and the first day of spring are just days away! Finally, we can look forward to bright blooms, chirping birds and… um, you know, spring home maintenance. It may not smell as sweet or sound so pleasant, but preparing your home for the new season is important! If you’re ready to prepare your home for spring, but not sure where to get started, we’ve compiled jus

Five Tips For New Homebuyers This Spring

Five Tips For New Homebuyers This Spring

Spring hasn’t sprung just yet, but if you are looking to buy a house this spring it’s better to be prepared!  The spring real estate market can be intimidating for any buyer especially if you are a first-time homebuyer. But, as seasoned buyers may know, there are a few things you can do to put yourself in the best position for getting the home you desire. If you are a first-tim

Congratulations To Our February Hockey Mom

Congratulations To Our February Hockey Mom

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer Realty’s February Hockey Mom, Michelle Hinds from Oakdale, PA.    Michelle currently volunteers her time to assist both the Chartiers Valley Hockey Club and the Mt. Lebanon Hornets organization that her son Luke plays for. Over the past few years, Michelle has dedicated her time to a variety of different roles in b

Tips For Home Buyers Purchasing A Fixer Upper

Tips For Home Buyers Purchasing A Fixer Upper

If you are currently in the market for a new home, you may be feeling a little hopeless with the lack of options. If you find yourself having a hard time finding your dream home, one solution is to buy a fixer upper and create your dream home from scratch. Purchasing a fixer upper can be an intimidating process, but if you follow these tips and tricks your renovation will be done before you know i

Pros To Listing Your Home In The Winter

Pros To Listing Your Home In The Winter

The weather outside might be cold, but that is no reason for home sellers to think their potential for selling during winter can’t be hot. In fact, there are certain perks to listing your home in winter that spring and summer sellers simply don’t get to enjoy. Want to know more? Check out our 5 pros to listing your home this winter.   Less Competition Because many people be