Rizzo Mattson

Blog :: 2012

Tips for Preventing Pipes from Freezing

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So you researched and read about all the things you should do to prep your home for winter, and maybe you had the best intentions of taking care of most if not all of those things before the cold arrived. But maybe - for whatever reason(s) - you never got around to [...]

Do Homes Sell During the Winter?

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There's a long-held belief that spring is the best time of year to sell a home, which makes sense. After all, spring is about new beginnings, as the warming weather and re-greening of the landscape start, providing a sense of much-needed optimism for warmer days ahead - especially after a particularly long and cold winter. And let's not forget those tax refund checks that start arriving (for most people, at least).

Make Safety Your Top Priority When Decorating This Season

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It's that time of year again. Time to string up the lights, put that giant inflatable Santa Claus in its appointed spot on the lawn and drag those boxes out of the attic, garage, or wherever it is they've been stowed for almost a year. But before you start decorating, there are a few things to consider to make your holidays not only happy [...]

Time to Winterize Your Home with These 9 Tips.

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The calendar may say it's early November (about halfway through fall), but we all know what's coming. Winter, or at least the first snowfall, will likely be here before Thanksgiving. So if you haven't started winterizing your home - or even think about it - now is a very good time to get on [...]

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