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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green Or Blue…..The Color Is Up To You! Tips when choosing paint for your home

By christine | Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Best Exterior Paints From Consumer Reports’ Tests How to make your paint job count? With a pick that will keep your home looking good for the better part of a decade. Exterior paints have improved dramatically in recent years. As a group, they’re more durable and less prone to cracking and fading. Read More >

Looking To Upgrade Your Kitchen With One Of These Features? Apply today for a Renovation Loan to help spice up that kitchen!

By christine | Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Granite, Stainless Steel and Breakfast Bars Are the Crème de la Crème of Kitchen Trends. Thirty-five percent of millennials who own a home or are likely to purchase a home in the next few years said the kitchen is the most important room when it comes to the house hunt, according to a nationwide survey…

We Just Found The Perfect Excuse Not To Rake Leaves…You’re Welcome!

By christine | Oct 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the Greenest Yard, Leave the Leaves Behind! Even if you mastered the mower this summer and maintained a lush, manicured lawn all season, fall comes with a new set of challenges. Blowing or raking leaves throughout the season can leave you feeling less like an accomplished weekend yard warrior and more like Sisyphus with…

Saving Family Keepsakes and More

By christine | Sep 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hurricane Florence dumped a lot of water on the Carolinas. Their lives upended by water, residents are now faced with mucking out their homes, tearing out saturated drywall, and trying to recover as many keepsakes and family treasures as possible. Saving your valuables can be a race against the clock because mold can form within…

Turn A Plain White Wall Into A Work Of Art… Just add a splash of color!

By christine | Sep 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Create a one-of-a-kind painted mural to enliven any room. This stunning watercolor wall is a great alternative to expensive art. Wall-filling canvases are definitely trending, but when you make your own art, everything is custom. Better still, when your incredible homemade artwork is DIY, you can decide which colors best complement your home and blend…

Hi-De-Ho Neighbor!

By christine | Sep 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Win and woo your next-door friends with a little neighborly know-how. If you want good neighbors, you’ll first have to become one yourself. Master these seven techniques, and even you (yes, you!) can win the approval of your entire neighborhood… Read More >

Add A Little Spice In Your Life… Celebrate with all things pumpkin spice!

By christine | Sep 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Let’s raise a glass (or pumpkin-scented candle) to that fateful day in 2003. It’s hard to imagine a time when the PSL — that sweet, sweet harbinger of fall — wasn’t on the forefront of our minds (and lips) each and every autumn. But just 15 years ago this past spring, the pumpkin spice latte…

Brand Name or Generic?

By christine | Sep 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The top neighborhood names in the country tend to have certain words in common. According to a new study from Porch.com, the name of a neighborhood can attract wealthier homeowners. “Whether it makes sense or not, the names and identifiers of our American communities and housing developments often say more about the people living there than we…

Breathe Easy! Tips to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

By christine | Sep 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here are some great tips to improve the air quality in your home. Your windows may be spotless and your floors may sparkle, but for millions of adults and children with allergies, asthma, and other respiratory conditions, a house is only as clean as its air….. Read More Here

From Thunderstorms To Ice & Snow…Generators May Be The Way To Go!

By christine | Aug 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you need to power your house during an outage, you have two options: a home standby generator or a portable model. If you lose power often, you might opt for a standby, or stationary, generator. The unit itself can cost thousands—with an installation bill to match. Read More

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Pittsburgh Home Loans brought to you by a wonderful mother daughter team

Purchasing a New Home? Or Want to Refinance?

Exciting, but scary at the same time. Don't worry, we will make the process simple and take the fear out of it.

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equal-housing-lender

Christine Ralston - NMLS 406279 Joanne Ralston - NMLS 429807

Equity Resources, Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender. NMLS 1579 (NMLS Consumer Access). Certain limitations apply, call for details. Corporate Office 25 S Park Place, Newark, OH 43055. Phone Number (412)334-1342