Dawn M. Smith

Convert a Garage to Living Space With These 24 Garage Remodel Ideas

Garage Remodeling

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on May 31, 2024

Regardless of the end goal — whether it’s billed as football season’s headquarters or the dining room you’ve always dreamed of for holiday gatherings — you’ll want to design your garage remodel specifically for that purpose. Here’s some advice and inspiration to help you get started.

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2024 Fireplace Designs and Trends That’ll Make You Say Ahhhh

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on March 29, 2024

If your fireplace is outdated and unused, or you find yourself wistfully staring at the space where a new one would fit perfectly, it's time to embrace your favorite fireplace designs and trends. To help you maximize your options, we’ve broken down the most common fireplace types and added examples of trending styles and designs that will add the “wow” factor you deserve. Check it out!

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Your Essential Guide to Living in Myrtle Beach in 2024

Myrtle Beach South Carolina

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on March 29, 2024

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has emerged as one of the best seaside communities (and not just for retirees) in the U.S. But before you pack the SPF and learn to boogie board, take a peek at what everyday life in the area really looks like, and see what else you can expect to find with this essential guide to living in Myrtle Beach.

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10 Things to Know About Living in San Antonio, TX, in 2024

San Antonio Texas

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on August 24, 2023

While the San Antonio life is a glamorous one, there are a few questions you’ll need to answer before moving. Luckily, we’re here to help. Read on for the top nine things you need to know before you go.

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10 Small Towns in Tennessee that Give Nashville a Run for Its Money

Small Towns Tennessee

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on February 14, 2023

You’ve heard all about Nashville and how it's the best place to live in Tennessee. Well, for some, it is. But what if the glitter and glam of Music City isn’t your thing, but you're still intrigued by life in the South — especially in small towns in Tennessee? Here are 10 of our favorite small towns that you should definitely check out!

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Expect Southern Hospitality and Modern Amenities When Moving to Charlotte, NC

Charlotte North Carolina

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on October 27, 2022

Ready to live in a modern yet classic Southern city that has the ability to both make you feel like an honored guest and like you’ve always called it “home” at the same time? Then you’re ready to check out Charlotte. Learn all about what makes this city so popular.

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Watch Out! These 9 Inflation Trends Are Increasing Your Moving Costs

Relocation and Moving

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on June 1, 2022

If you haven’t hopped aboard the real-estate train yet, it’s looking like you won’t be getting quite the same deal as you would a year or two ago. Why? Because of inflation. Here are nine ways inflation is affecting the moving industry — and your wallet.

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