New Homeowner Guide Part 3: New Home, Inherited Responsibilities

old rustic shed

Inherited or otherwise acquired properties with existing landscaping can be a mixed blessing. In the best-case scenario, the property may have previously been well-maintained. In the worst-case scenario, it may have been neglected. Either way, you are now responsible for maintaining (or salvaging) an existing landscaping project. And, for the sake of this example (acknowledging […]

New Homeowner Guide Part 2: Custom Home, Legacy Trees

custom cabin with large trees

You found the perfect lot of land to build your dream home. You didn’t choose it in spite of the trees that were there, but because of them. You recognize that these trees have value – value that can’t be replaced by new trees; value that needs to be protected and maintained. If the existing […]

New Homeowner Guide Part 1: New Home, New Opportunity

home with mulch in front

The home buying process can be an overwhelming experience. Decisions made today can have ramifications for years, decades and possibly even generations down the road. At the same time, you’ve likely spent the months leading up to move-in day thinking about all of the changes you are going to make to your newly acquired property. […]