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Monthly Archives: December 2022

    A Look Back at Inflation in 2022

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 30, 2022

    With the new year right around the corner, you may be wondering what’s in store for the economy in 2023. To help ensure your financial success, here are some insights into the recent impacts of inflation. What happened in 2022? This year proved to be a tumultuous time for many due to the rising costs... Read More

    Customize Your New Year’s Eve Celebration

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 29, 2022

    New Year’s Eve is our chance to say goodbye to the current year while ringing in the next; however, New Year’s celebrations aren’t one-size-fits-all since what is fun for one person might not work for another. So, to say so long to 2022 and hello to 2023, consider having a celebration that fits your personal... Read More

    Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 27, 2022

    Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one of the steps you should take early on is making sure you’re financially ready for your purchase. Here are just a few of the financial fundamentals you’ll need to focus on as you set out to buy a home. Build Your Credit Your credit... Read More

    A Guide to Post Holiday Cleanup

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 26, 2022

    There are two camps of people after the holidays. On January 2, one camp makes a mad dash to tear down the tree and put away every trace of the season. The other camp dreads post-holiday packing and waits until the first buds of spring to arrive to do so. No matter which camp you... Read More

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 25, 2022

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Wishing you joy and cheer. 🌟 Read More

    What Makes a House a Home?

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 23, 2022

    There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s still the time to buy. While the financial aspects of buying a home are important, the non-financial and emotional reasons are too. Home means something different to all of us. Whether it’s sharing memories... Read More

    6 Ways to Stage Your Garage

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 22, 2022

    When you’re getting ready to sell your home, staging can highlight the best parts of your house, from the kitchen to the bedroom. However, one area that often gets overlooked in the staging process is your garage. If you’re getting ready to sell your home, use these tips to help this space look clean and... Read More


    By Kimmer Plunk | December 20, 2022

    I am so excited to say WELCOME HOME 🏡 to Mark, who closed just in time to kick off the holiday season last month! Thank you for trusting me to help you find your new home. ⁠💙 Read More

    Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 19, 2022

    Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy. Nadia Evangelou, Senior Economist and Director of Forecasting at the National Association of Realtors (NAR),... Read More

    Design Trends to Follow in 2023

    By Kimmer Plunk | December 15, 2022

    Every year, new concepts take the interior design world by storm, with design experts conjuring approaches and fresh new ways to design a home. As we say goodbye to trends like macramé, decorative crystals, and mass-produced “multicultural” knickknacks, look and plan ahead with this design outlook for 2023. Calm materials Leave the stresses of the... Read More