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    Getting your home ready to sell

    By Admin | March 10, 2022

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    Your Home – How Smart Do You Want It?

    By Admin | March 1, 2022

    Technology for the home is growing and changing at a furious pace. Options can be overwhelming if you want to delve into the world of smart homes. Where do I start? Read More

    Working from Home in North Iowa

    By Admin | January 28, 2022

    Once upon a time, where we lived was determined by the location in which one procured a job. For many undergraduate students, the pressure seemed to mount during their final semester of college. Choices must be made, and often sacrifices, in order to get out into the working world and secure your future.  Back then... Read More

    Why Iowa is Top of the List for Retirement States!

    By Jane Fischer | March 11, 2021

    Why Iowa is Top of the List for Retirement States! Read More

    What NOT To Do When Applying for a Mortgage in Mason City IA

    By Jane Fischer | February 10, 2021

      Congratulations on your decision to buy a home! The first step in the home buying process is getting a pre-approval and applying for a mortgage. You have been diligently saving money for your down payment and gotten your credit in order. Your loan officer has said you are in good shape to be approved... Read More

    New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners in 2021

    By Jane Fischer | December 21, 2020

    Chances are you are thinking about some personal goals you would like to achieve in 2021, but if you are a homeowner, you might want to add some resolutions to your list regarding your home. Here are some homeowner resolutions for you to consider in 2021: Do a HOME INVENTORY and put together a DISASTER... Read More

    How to Paint Your Front Door!

    By Jane Fischer | December 3, 2020

    Want to boost your curb appeal without breaking the bank? Painting your front door is just the thing to brighten up the front of your home and it is a project you can tackle yourself. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you get started on this fun DIY project: Pick a weekend to select... Read More

    What Your Front Door Color Says About You!

    By Jane Fischer | November 25, 2020

    When choosing a paint color for the front door of your home, it’s not just about matching the trim or creating an aesthetically pleasing look, it is also a way to express who you are and what your home represents. Over in Europe you will find a plethora of boldly colored doors, but here in... Read More

    Fall Fireplace Maintenance

    By Jane Fischer | November 12, 2020

    Autumn has arrived which means the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer.  It also means that the weather is getting cooler. There is nothing more comforting on a cold night than getting cozy around a roaring fire in the fireplace.  But before you do that, there are some FIREPLACE MAINTENANCE AND... Read More

    7 Solutions to Keep Insects from Infiltrating Your Home

    By Jane Fischer | October 15, 2020

    Bugs are sneaky little things. Like other living creatures, they require food, sleep, and shelter.  And if given the opportunity, they are happy to make your home theirs. You might be surprised to discover the many ways they can sneak in and take up residence in your home sweet home. Here are 7 ways to... Read More