Michelle Burns's Blog Posts

The Other Side - The Boring Stuff

I can't believe it's been over 2 months since I signed the contract for my dream home build.  With COVID I swear time is speeding by and going slow all at the same time.  Know the feeling?

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Handy Items to Tackle Home Maintenance Projects!

Is there a home maintenance project that’s been lingering on your to-do list for too long because you’re dreading the trip to the hardware or craft store? There are some projects you can

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Is it time to Up-size your Home?

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become

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Priority Tasks before Moving In to you New Home

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you

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The Other Side - The FUN Part

One of my favorite things to do being a real estate agent is Design Day with clients building their home.  This time was surreal with me being the client...well me and my kids!My daughter

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The Other Side - Decisions Decisions

Saturday, June 13, 2020, I went under contract on a new build for me and my kids.  To say I am excited would be an understatement, as I have always dreamed of building my dream house, and that

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Why Should You Sell Your Home in Divorce?

Why Should You Sell Your Home in Divorce?When going through a divorce one of the first things that may come to mind is whether or not you should sell the house you currently share. Divorce and

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Easy Ways to Clean your Garbage Disposal

If you have a garbage disposal, you probably use it quite often. The convenience of shredding food waste and washing it down the drain rather than filling a garbage can is one of the many perks of

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Organize your Junk Drawer

Have you been looking for a budget-friendly way to organize that pesky junk drawer in your home? Instead of heading to the store and spending money on organizers, take a look around your home first.

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What To Consider When Hiring a Cleaning Service

Sometimes house upkeep can be a stressful addition to your to-do list. If you are having trouble keeping the house clean, it might be time to delegate those tasks to someone else. House cleaning can

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Is it time to Update your Bathrooms?

Just like your bedroom, your bathroom should be a relaxing place. Whether you unwind in the shower or with a hot bath, making sure your bathroom is a place of comfort and not stress is key to making

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Quarantine Spring Cleaning Tips

There’s a good chance you’re spending more time at home than you are used to. Whether you had travel plans change, or you are now working remotely from home, and adhering to the &lsquo

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Reducing Moisture in your Home

As temperatures begin to rise and alongside that, humidity levels, it is important to keep an eye on moisture levels in your home. Mold growth, pest infestations, and many other issues can arise

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Easy ways to Reducing Closet Clutter

The closet might just be the hardest place to reduce clutter in the home. So often, we find ourselves using closets as the one space in the home that we allow a little chaos. Whether we use it as

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Ready to Sell?

So you have decided to sell your house?!  Congratulations on making this big decision.  Confused about what to do next? Do you know how to get top dollar and fast for your house?  If

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Picking the Right Lender for your Mortgage

Picking a lender can be a challenge when buying a house isn't an everyday thing (for most people).  I have a few tips, to share on how making sure you have the right person in your corner

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