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    What to expect when buying a home

    By Holly Lemoine-Raymond Buying a home is one of the biggest investment decisions you will ever make, and it can be very stressful. Here are some quick tips to help you navigate the purchase process: • Make sure you have enough cash available for earnest money, a home inspection, an appraisal and a down payment. […]

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    Diamond in the rough

    By Robin Killeen I was in the staffing industry for 24 years and always had dreamed of remodeling houses once I retired. This dream was fueled by my love of decorating and home improvement television series like Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Trading Spaces and so on. In 2010, my place of employment was sold, and […]

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    All in the family

    In both life and real estate, Tiffany Dymond counts her mother as a role model. “She set an example and embedded in me that with anything I did, I would get out of it what I put in it,” Tiffany says of her mother, Sherry Owen. “She has put her heart and soul into the […]

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    DIY: Chalk Paint

    By Sharon Ladner Chalk paint has a plaster-of-Paris medium mixed in the paint to make a self-grabbing product. This allows for less prep work in the beginning. Vintage Flamingo in Gulfport sells Dixie Bell products exclusively at the store for your start-to-finish project. Visit a yard sale, church sale or your favorite resale shop. Find […]

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