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What to Consider When Choosing a Floor Plan

What to Consider When Choosing a Floor Plan

Whether you’re building or buying a home, choosing the right floor plan is essential. It needs to fit you and your family’s needs and lifestyle. The search can be overwhelming and exhausting, so it’s much easier to know what to look for so you can find your right floor plan. Take a look at what to…

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By Kendra, 05/02/2018 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How to Know You Found the Right Home

How to Know You Found the Right Home

Knowing you found the right home to purchase is both exciting and stressful. Factors such as cost, lot location, size, neighborhood, the age of the property, style, layout, and more must be considered when making this long-term purchase and commitment to a new home. Further, many first-time home buyers have several fears that prevent or…

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By Kendra, 03/09/2018 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
5 Things You Can Overlook When Shopping for Your Dream Home

5 Things You Can Overlook When Shopping for Your Dream Home

If you’re a frequent watcher of any type of real estate or home show, you’ve probably seen at least a few people who seem to nitpick the smallest details. Don’t get me wrong: when it comes to buying a home, you shouldn’t settle for something you’re going to hate or something that isn’t going to…

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By Sarah, 02/12/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
New Homeowner’s Maintenance Guide

New Homeowner’s Maintenance Guide

Congratulations, you just purchased your first house! This new and exciting endeavor may have you eager to decide on furniture, kitchen housewares, and which piece of art should greet your guests when they walk through your newly-painted front door. However, before you bask in the joy of the fun tasks ahead, you should cover all…

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By Kendra, 01/22/2018 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

Prioritizing Home Updates: What to Do Immediately vs. What Can Wait

The biggest temptation you face after buying a new home is to fix, update, and otherwise “prettify” every aspect of your new abode. The most immediate-seeming updates are generally those that appear most obvious: adding some fresh paint, updating fixtures, installing new countertops. These updates seem especially important in older homes, which may not have…

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By Nicole Reese, 10/18/2017 Nicole is a recent homebuyer and a DIYer who is sharing her experience with us, offering useful tips along the way! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!

Lewith & Freeman Featured Listing: Custom Log Homes

    Log style homes provide unique aesthetic and character. The quality craftsmanship also shows gorgeous designs in inviting spaces. If you’re in the market for a custom log home, you’re in the right place. Explore our featured log-fashioned listings in Luzerne County! 513 Wapwallopen Road Nescopeck, PA 18635 Located near the Susquehanna River in…

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By Kendra, 10/11/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How to Buy Local When Local is New to You

How to Buy Local When Local is New to You

If you’re new to your area, buying local is a great way to get out and learn more about the area you moved to! But, if you’re totally new to the area, you might not be sure where to start. Moving can be overwhelming, but learning about town events is easier than you think! Here…

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By Kayleigh, 07/10/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Most Important Qualities to Look for in a Realtor

5 Most Important Qualities to Look for in a Realtor

When it comes to choosing a realtor, the options sometimes seem endless. Your best friend knows someone who is married to a realtor. You neighbor is a realtor. You’re looking at three local real estate websites and they all seem to have many great agents available. So, where and how do you make a good…

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By Kayleigh, 06/19/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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Home Inspections for Potential Buyers

Home Inspections for Potential Buyers

If you’re in the market for a new home you might not be thinking all that much about inspections. Sure, you know about them and you know you should do them, but do you know how many there are? If you are at the stage of the buying process you might be thinking “Where do…

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By Kayleigh, 04/28/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
“Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary” Review

“Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary” Review

Upon recently perusing Netflix for something to watch, I came across a documentary about small houses. Thanks to television shows such as Tiny House Hunters, I’m a little bit in love with the idea of living small. They’re always painted as these picture-perfect, tiny homes where living is easy and buying is straight-forward. So much…

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By Kayleigh, 04/24/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.