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Elevate the Open House Experience: Inside Tips from a Top Realtor

In this digital age of Instagram, Facebook, Zillow, and other various marketing sites, Realtors mustn't forget the value of a traditional open house. Open houses sell homes. By exposing a buyer to a home and getting them inside, the chances of selling a home increase substantially. Outside of the obvious benefits, a Realtor also has [...]

By |2018-08-09T23:37:44-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

2018 Embrace Spectacular: Lemonade Stands for Charity

By: Tessa Kolaczenko, Talent Development Intern This year’s Embrace Spectacular — our version of Take Your Kids to Work Day — paved the way for the future leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. On Thursday, June 28, 2018, about 40 children learned about what goes into running a business through creating their own lemonade stand. Guest [...]

By |2019-08-16T17:38:41-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Community, Company, Culture, Values|Tags: , |

Lush Landscaping & Tiny Homes: Stop and Smell the Roses at the Newport Flower Show

Newport, Rhode Island is home to one of the most anticipated flower shows in the country — and we're lucky enough to live here! Situated on the lavish grounds of Rosecliff — one of Newport's Gilded Age mansions — the annual event always provides a guaranteed gorgeous and inspiring weekend for locals, tourists, and [...]

By |2019-09-19T13:30:28-04:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Home, Misc|Tags: , , , |

Never a Doubt in Her Mind: Why This Millennial Is Prioritizing Homeownership

As the millennial generation comes of age, they're beginning to grab their fair share of the housing market. In 2017, 34.7% of homeowners were millennials—one year later, they're 36% of homeowners. That number may not seem huge, but it was by far the largest increase in any age group during that time period. There are [...]

By |2018-08-10T06:53:31-04:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Misc, Purchase|Tags: , , , , |

The Best Home Libraries

There are certain rooms that everyone expects to find in a house: kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms. But then there are those unexpected "bonus" spaces visitors may be surprised to discover—like home libraries. We are definitely living in a digital world, but there's still something so comforting and cozy about a home library. It's [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:26:07-04:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc|Tags: , , |

Big Ideas for Tiny Home Design

Some of the best things come in small packages—which is undoubtedly starting to apply to the housing market. Downsizing has become more and more popular and we love it! The tiny home market is not just a trend, it has evolved into more of a movement. This movement's foundation is built upon a handful of [...]

By |2018-03-24T11:36:44-04:00March 24th, 2018|Categories: Misc|Tags: , |

10 Home Office Styles We Love

The number of people telecommuting in the U.S. has increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. Today, 9 million U.S. employees work from home at least half of the time. If you are one of these people, you can’t underestimate the importance of having a nice-looking office space to get down to work in. You should [...]

By |2019-10-31T16:37:08-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc|Tags: , , |