When extended family members come visit for the holidays, every inch of entertaining space becomes especially valuable. Grandkids, cousins, in-laws – how do we make room to host our kith and kin? Traditionally, home gatherings have taken place within formals, dens and family rooms, but many homeowners are now adding decks, porches and patios to [...]

Due to today’s record-low interest rates, clients are continually inquiring whether they should refinance their home mortgage. However, because everyone’s financial situation and housing goals are different, there is not a simple straightforward answer. To help you determine whether a “refi” is right for your needs, I’ve put together the following step-by-step guide. 1. Consider [...]