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The Housing Market One Year into the Pandemic

In Lake Carroll, Real Estate, Research by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

There’s no question the global COVID-19 pandemic really shook things up in the past year, upending everything from travel to healthcare to social plans. Along with everything else, the housing market went on a wild ride, setting records in unprecedented conditions.  A Slow Start No one could have predicted exactly how the housing market would respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. With significant job loss and …

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5 Ways to Make Your House More Eco-Friendly in 2021

In Energy Saving, Green Living, Lake Carroll, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

The past year has seen a big surge of home improvement taking place across the country. With homeowners around the house more, it can be easier to see projects that need to be done as well as upgrades that can make a living space more comfortable. One signature feature consumers are looking for this year in all areas of home improvement is sustainability. Making the …

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How the Pandemic Has Reshaped Home Renovation Trends

In Home Decoration, Home Improvement, Lake Carroll, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

The global pandemic has changed our lives in innumerable ways, and one of the most fundamental shifts is a big increase in the hours we spend at home. It should be no surprise then that this past year saw a huge increase in home improvements with people seeking to adapt and upgrade their space.  In 2020 over 70% of households reported undertaking a significant home …

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Sprucing Up Your Home in 2021

In Gardening, Green Living, Home Decoration, Home Improvement, Lake Carroll, Tips & Tricks by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

We’re putting quite a year behind us this month and it’s hard to believe it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions again. This year, why not make resolutions for your home? Focusing on resolutions around the house can give you the motivation to transform your home in lasting ways. We’d even encourage you to start the year off by taking a few “before” pictures to …

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All About Skiing

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Winter is here and winter sports are a great way to get outdoors even in the cold weather. The sport of downhill skiing combines skill and thrill, in an activity that has evolved out of centuries-old human ingenuity. Today, skiing can be enjoyed at all levels from novice to competitive. For those less inclined to hit the slopes, cross country skiing is a terrific activity …

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Home Maintenance Tips for Autumn

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are quickly working their way off the trees – there’s no use denying it – we’re deep in the heart of pumpkin spice season. As autumn’s briskness picks up, it’s definitely time to pack up your summer gear and get your home ready for the colder months ahead. Don’t know where to start? Here’s a few …

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Navigating the Real Estate Market during COVID-19

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Among the many changes we have experienced in the global pandemic of 2020, changes to the real estate market are among the most difficult to understand.  On the one hand, interest rates are very low, meaning that you can finance a new home for a remarkable price. On the other hand, high demand for housing right now has led to higher prices on the whole, …

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Tips for Cooking Freshly-Caught Fish

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

There’s plenty of things to love about fishing. The peacefulness of the water and the nuance of timing, location and technique all come into play. Among all the reasons to fish for sport or relaxation, there’s also the chance that you’ll catch your next meal. While getting a bite on the line might feel straightforward, the cleaning and cooking a fish may seem a little …

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All About Golf

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

Golf is a centuries-old game of skill with a rich history, popular for both exercise and relaxation. Modern professional golf has millions of fans worldwide and is set against some of the most gorgeous backdrops of world-class golf courses. The sport of golf consists of simple elements, but centuries of refinement have led to the popular sport we know today. Origins Golf is most associated …

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Summer Camping Tips

In Lake Carroll by Fawnridge Realty, Inc.

With so many ways to enjoy Lake Carroll, it is hard to choose our favorite activities, but when summer rolls around we love taking advantage of the spacious and beautiful Lake Carroll campsite. Spending a night amidst placid natural surroundings, hiking during the day on lush green trails and enjoying the simple things in life, summer is the perfect time to get away from it …