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How to Pack an Emergency “Go Bag”

Posted: March 15, 2019 - Homebuyer's Blog

What would happen if a tornado ripped through your suburb? Or a nearby river overflowed its banks? When there’s an impending natural disaster, Hartz Homes suggests that every household should have an emergency “go bag” ready should the authorities or common-sense call for the need to evacuate. Taking even a few minutes to look for medications Read More


Houseplants can enhance your new home!

Posted: March 1, 2019 - Homebuyer's Blog

The décor you select for your new home is the ultimate expression of your personality, from art to furniture to the foliage you choose to brighten up your day. In this post, Hartz Homes teaches you how to execute the perfect game plan at your local nursery. You’ll find it easier than ever to convert Read More


How to translate real estate lingo

Posted: February 11, 2019 - Homebuyer's Blog

Reading real estate advertising acronyms can sometimes feel like trying to understand ancient Greek: EIL with a W/D? LR with Fplc? An FDR with a DK? Hartz Homes is here to help with this handy translation guide. 4B/2B: Four bedrooms and two bathrooms. “Bedroom” usually means a sleeping area with a window and a closet—in some Read More


Make your Super Bowl Party Super!!

Posted: January 22, 2019 - Homebuyer's Blog

One of the best things about owning your own home is having enough space to throw a party! And, the Super Bowl is a great excuse for throwing an awesome bash. Hartz Homes has some suggestions for streamlining the process and making it fun for everyone…especially you! Get the Word Out Using electronic delivery is Read More


Hello 2019! And, hello new tax rules for homeowners!

Posted: January 15, 2019 - Homebuyer's Blog

Just when you thought your taxes were predictable, Congress passed some dramatic tax reforms. While everyone will be affected when filing 2018 taxes, homeowners may be impacted even more so. Read on as Hartz Homes explains the major tax changes impacting homeowners. Changes to deductible mortgage interest Your mortgage is deductible, but you can only Read More


A Basic Toolbox for new Homeowners

Posted: December 28, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

If you are a new homeowner, one of the first things you’ll need is a well-equipped tool box. If you’re starting from scratch, it might be confusing as to what tools to include. Hartz Homes has put together a list of ten essential tools for a basic home toolbox. With time, you are likely to Read More


Have fun decorating a themed Christmas Tree!

Posted: December 10, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Employees of Hartz Construction had fun decorating the lobby Christmas tree with a “construction” theme. Tools, miniature bull dozers, and blueprints were cheerfully hung from the branches. And, it was topped with a star made from a folding ruler! Why not challenge your family to decorate the tree in a theme relating to your family? Read More


Tips for upgrading your new Hartz Home

Posted: November 16, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

You’re ready to buy a new home from Hartz Homes, and by that we mean a NEW home…one constructed just for you! You’ve chosen your lot and your plan, and now you’re ready to decide on the upgrades. It’s rare for a buyer to move forward with a completely as-is home when it comes to Read More


Make your new Hartz home even more beautiful!

Posted: October 1, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

As you move into your new home from Hartz Homes, here are a few decorating tips to help you create the perfect space for your family.  A little color, a little texture, and a bit of personality can make a world of difference in your home. Here are some great ideas to create some wonderful spaces Read More