We are ready for September; the month where football begins in earnest, cooler temperatures with lower humidity prevail and fall festivals are in abundance. You will find some great links at the bottom of the newsletter to help you celebrate the emerging fall season.

September is a month of transition and helping families that are making a change is what I love doing. Some families are relocating, others are downsizing, some are moving to a larger home, and for others it means transitioning from a renter to a homeowner.

If you are thinking about a Fall move, I welcome a conversation with you.

Pat Mason
Should Sellers Have Home Appraised & Inspected Before Placing Home On The Market?
There are pros and cons to securing a home inspection and appraisal for those preparing to sell a home.

5 Ways to Win at Up-Sizing Your Home
Once the moving van’s gone and the boxes are unpacked, new homeowners often face the harsh reality of up-sizing: The furniture and decor items that fit so perfectly in your smaller home occupy only a fraction of your larger home’s space.

New Trends: Bathrooms
Contemporary and transitional-styled bathrooms are overtaking traditional in design preferences, according to the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends Report by the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

Your September Calendar
Do Something Grand

Grandparents Day is an officially-recognized national holiday that will fall on September 10. Children have an opportunity to show their appreciation and love toward their grandparents, grand friends, or other older adult mentors.Grandparents can explore new ways of mentoring children.

The First Day of Fall is September 22. Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on September 20. Yom Kippur begins at sunset on September 29.