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Smaller Home, More Pets: Downsizing When You Have an Animal Companion

If you have a dog or a cat, you’re among the majority of households in the United States. While we typically think of animals needing lots of room to roam, the truth is that many of our pets will thrive in a smaller home or even a condo. If you’re looking to downsize, don’t fret. The tips […]

Why High-Income Households are Downsizing to Rent

The U.S. is home to more renters than ever before. Today’s renters aren’t just students and those who can’t afford to buy, however. Renting is also growing more attractive to wealthy Americans seeking convenience, flexibility, and efficiency. The number of high-earning renter households rose 45% between 2010 and 2018 before spiking even higher during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Senior Living Decisions: Rent, Sell, or Keep Your Home?

If you’re entering your retirement years, you might have realized that you would be safer and more comfortable in an assisted living facility rather than your family home. Now, you need to determine what you should do with your current property. Navigating this process can be tough on your own, but working with Home Girls Properties can […]

Downsizing For Seniors: What To Do With Your Home

When most seniors decide to downsize, they face many challenges both physically and emotionally. Letting go of possessions and the place you’ve called home for years can be very stressful, especially if you are processing all this in the wake of a major life change, like retirement or losing a loved one. While letting go of […]

Homesteading in Retirement: 3 House Hunting and Moving Tips

Not every senior wishes to downsize into a smaller home after retirement. For some, upsizing is a better choice — especially those who wish to pursue hobbies like homesteading, gardening, woodworking, or crafting. Plus, with a larger home comes more space for entertaining friends, kids, and grandkids for holidays and long weekends on the homestead. […]

3 Ways to Create an Accessible Home Office for Small Business Owners With Disabilities

Launching a home-based business is an exhilarating experience for many, but finding the right office space isn’t always easy — especially if you have a disability. However, dedicated workspaces are important for a number of reasons, and it’s important to create a home office that accommodates your disability and the nature of your work.  The following tips […]

4 Tips for Taking on DIY Home Improvements to Save Money and Stress

When you’re home needs a refresh, you may be tempted to put those projects off due to budget concerns. After all, the costs to hire a professional contractor can be pretty overwhelming, but you may not even need a pro to complete these updates. As long as you have some spare time and a little […]

How to Successfully Market Your Property and Improve Your Online Reputation

To be a successful property manager, you need to be skilled at managing numerous resposibilities. And, among those things is knowing how to successfully market your clients’ vacant rentals. In fact, one of the top reasons why property owners choose to hire professional property managers has to do with filling vacant units. Besides honing your marketing […]

Selling a House With Foundation Issues

Selling a house is hard work. More so, if the house is structurally unsound! Selling a home needing foundation repair, for example, requires extra steps and considerations. No homebuyer wants to hear “foundation problems” when home searching. After all, the foundation is the base of the home. When the foundation is not working properly, everything […]

Renting Vs. Buying Your First Home: Pros and Cons

Are you looking to get your first home? Trying to decide between buying or renting it can be a difficult choice. Depending on your circumstances, renting a home may seem more financially reasonable. However, it’s important to remember that owning a home comes with its own set of potential long-term gains. In this article, OmniKey Realty goes […]