6 Best Christmas Trees You Can Buy

The Christmas tree is arguably the center point of all holiday celebrations. Most people ponder over the important decision of what Christmas tree will look perfect in their living room. If you are looking for the most perfectly shaped, fullest, beautiful tree you can find, check out our guide on choosing the best tree for…

5 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets about Mall Santa’s Revealed

Being a mall Santa might seem like a pretty easy job; put a kid on your lap, ask them if they made the naughty or nice list, pose for a photo and send them on their way. But any seasoned mall Santa will tell you the job takes dedication and time. Between Black Friday and…

4 Best Ways to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Everything about Thanksgiving warms your soul, the smell, the taste and the post-dinner food coma. But the star of the show always seems to be the turkey. If you are hosting the big dinner this year and plan to serve turkey, how will you prepare it? Check out these 4 options for creating a perfectly…

Are Your Social Media Habits Leading Burglars to Your Home?

We’ve all seen the Facebook post: A friend at the airport, she posts a selfie of her and her kids geared up for summer vacation with the caption, “Heading on vacation, be back in two weeks!” What’s wrong with this picture is not the original post, but did she really want anyone to know her…

Our Top 5 Easy Fall Recipes

Now that the summer chaos is behind us, temperatures are dropping low enough to finally use your oven again. It’s the perfect time to head into your kitchen and start cooking. Here are 5 of Concord Mortgage Group’s fall favorites that will have your home smelling delicious throughout the season. Slow-simmering beef stew with potatoes,…

How to Start Home Shopping for your Large Family

Having a large family can bring joy and spice to your life. However, it requires more space in a home for everyone to fit comfortably and meet their needs. If you are looking for a home to suit your growing family needs, follow these tips to choose the most comfortable options. Finished basement or attic…

5 Items You Should Pitch Before You Move

A new home means a fresh start: new paint, new bedroom or even a different take on arranging old furniture. But your new space won’t feel so refreshing if it’s weighed down with the clutter you didn’t bother to pitch during the moving process. Now’s the time to do a little fall cleaning and we…

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Home’s Listing

Every home seller’s goal is to make their listing the most attractive to potential buyers. An eye catching ad can be the only thing standing between a quick closing and a house that lingers too long on the market. To stay on top of the competition and at the top of search results, check out…

6 Tips for Agents Before Entering the Drone Zone

  A change in the real estate marketing era will take off on August 29th, 2016. The Federal Aviation Administration will implement a set of more relaxed regulations for how Realtors and other marketing experts use drones. Drones give real estate professionals the opportunity to show their listings from a new and inexpensive perspective. The…