Blog Entries in March

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

The Ultimate 2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home. From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.     Home Maintenance Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check all

Congratulations To Our March Hockey Mom of The Month

Congratulations To Our March Hockey Mom of The Month

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stouffer’s March Hockey Mom Of The Month winner, Mary LeBlanc from Latrobe, PA. Mary was nominated by her fellow hockey mom’s for being “the Heart of Westmoreland Hockey!”    Mary has been volunteering with the Westmoreland Eagles for a number of years. In 2011, she served as the business manager for her o

Nine Tax Breaks For Homeowners

Nine Tax Breaks For Homeowners

OK, homeowners, tax season is here and you’ve got just over a month to take advantage of this year’s tax breaks. If you’re feeling a little in the dark about what you may qualify for and you’re ready to throw your hands up in frustration, instead, take a deep breath and read on. There are various deductions, credits and exclusions that homeowners may qualify for and it&rsqu

How To Prepare Your Home For Spring Weather

How To Prepare Your Home For Spring Weather

Daylight savings and the first day of spring are just days away! Finally, we can look forward to bright blooms, chirping birds and… um, you know, spring home maintenance. It may not smell as sweet or sound so pleasant, but preparing your home for the new season is important! If you’re ready to prepare your home for spring, but not sure where to get started, we’ve compiled jus

Five Tips For New Homebuyers This Spring

Five Tips For New Homebuyers This Spring

Spring hasn’t sprung just yet, but if you are looking to buy a house this spring it’s better to be prepared!  The spring real estate market can be intimidating for any buyer especially if you are a first-time homebuyer. But, as seasoned buyers may know, there are a few things you can do to put yourself in the best position for getting the home you desire. If you are a first-tim

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Now that the weather is starting to warm up and we’re all adjusting to that extra hour of daylight in the evenings, it is the perfect time to get outside and curb the cabin fever for both you and your kids! If you and your crew are looking for some fun outdoor activities to help usher in the warmer weather, we can help. Plus, who doesn’t love improving their home’s appearance!

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

The spring season brings with it the arrival of the one of the busiest home remodeling seasons. From patios to porches to landscaping and more, homeowners everywhere are getting bit by the home-renovating bug. Even if you’re a fan of DIY—you can only get so far before needing to call in an expert. For some remodeling projects, you must bring in a contractor. And with so many contrac

Five Things to Expect When Buying a Home after a Foreclosure

Five Things to Expect When Buying a Home after a Foreclosure

It is common for homeowners who’ve lost a home to foreclosure to feel a certain sense of defeat—and even a little fear—when it comes to trying to buy another home. Frankly, nobody wants to default on their mortgage and lose possession of their home even once, let alone think about going through it again so it is understandable to have some anxiety. But once the market conditio

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom winner, Julie Sharbaugh, from Indiana PA!  Julie is a mom to five kids (Kendra 19, Matt 17, JJ 12, Benny 11, Emmett 8) with the youngest three playing hockey for Indiana Youth Hockey Association (IYHA).     Julie has been the Team Manager for IYHA for the last six years, but she is known around the S&T Bank Rink for another rea

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home.  From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.     Home Maintenance Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check