Opinion: In DIY world, need for skilled workers remains

BY: MEGAN SHORT, INDUSTRY INSIGHT Posted online January 14, 2019 | 2:30 pm In a world of do-it-yourself and how-to videos, anyone can learn to change a faucet or rewire an electrical outlet. I can’t count how many times I’ve heard someone complain about the cost of an electrician or plumber. Why pay so much when you can figure it out on …

7 Things That Can Go Wrong If You Hire The Wrong Real Estate Agent

Buying a home is the biggest investment you’ll likely ever make, and it has all sorts of implications for your personal and financial future. This is why it’s so important to work with the right agent. Too many people don’t realize just how much can go wrong if they make the wrong hire. There are some very serious problems that …

PET OWNER? PROACTIVE TIPS TO HELP PREPARE AND SELL THE PET-FRIENDLY HOME

Pets are important members of many households and the numbers are growing. But in addition to the love these furry family members bring, there can also be some challenges, such as the problems often encountered in selling a home where pets are kept. Pet owners who are preparing to sell their home can use the following information to help them solve …

Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter

          Spring may still be peak home-shopping season, since most families want to move when the kids are out of school. Yet it actually pays to list in the winter, when buyers tend to have more urgency: A study by online brokerage Redfin found that average sellers net more above asking price during the months of December, January, …

Anatomy of a Kitchen Remodel

In November, David and Barbara Drenon remodeled their kitchen with the help of a residential contractor based out of Nixa.  Like any remodeling project, there were highs and there were lows, but in the end the new look is unbelievable.  Follow us on the journey the Drenons went through during this remodeling process.  Hear the issues they encountered and if …