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Staging Your Home

Posted by on June 28, 2022 at 8:44 am
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Staging is a vital tool when selling a property. The majority of buyer’s agents say staging can increase offers by anywhere from 1% to 20%, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors.  On a home listed at $400,000, that could mean up to $80,000 more. Do you want to market your property […]

How to Pay for Your Home Improvements

Posted by on June 17, 2022 at 5:39 pm
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You’ll probably want to improve your home at some point. It might be out of necessity if you need a new roof or fence — or you might want more space or additional amenities, like an updated kitchen or a swimming pool. Whatever the reason for your projects, you’ll likely need some help paying for […]

Ideas to Improve Your Outdoor Space

Posted by on May 10, 2022 at 10:46 am
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We’re finally approaching summer: The days are getting longer, the sun is shining and the weather’s getting warmer — it’s the perfect opportunity to spend more time outdoors. Is your backyard or patio ready for heavier use? If not, there’s still time, and you don’t need to spend a lot to make it happen. Here […]

Inspiring Kitchen Upgrades Trending Now

Posted by on May 3, 2022 at 1:30 am
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For many households, the kitchen tends to be one of the most-used spaces in the home.  It’s where you cook, entertain and have family dinner. And even when it’s not mealtime, the kitchen often becomes a gathering place for snacking, doing homework and spending time together. Does your current kitchen live up to your expectations […]

Getting Started in Real Estate Investing

Posted by on April 24, 2022 at 2:24 am
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It seems like more and more people are investing in real estate lately. Is this the right time to try it for yourself? If all goes well, investing in property can help you build wealth and generate passive income. But this endeavor requires careful planning, of course, and not everyone is able to achieve the […]

Add Value to Your Home with Spring Cleaning

Posted by on April 20, 2022 at 6:32 am

Clean Up the Yard You never get a second chance to make a great first impression, so make the most of your home’s first impression by cleaning up the yard. Clear away fall and winter debris such as fallen branches and leaves. Pick up and put away toys and other items that are not lawn […]

Spring Planting Guide

Posted by on April 10, 2022 at 3:44 am

If you’re ready to get outside and get your hands dirty now that winter is over, there is nothing more rewarding than planting flowers. Planting some annuals that will give a pop of color to your yard is a great way to celebrate the spring. Here is our spring planting guide to give you a […]

How do you know when it’s time to sell?

Posted by on March 29, 2022 at 9:15 am
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The housing market has stayed competitive for months, and if you’re like many property owners, you’ve probably thought about selling. But is this the right time? Selling your home is a big decision, and pinpointing the perfect time to make your move can be challenging. Here are a few questions to consider if you want […]

Making the Most of the Small Corners and Nooks Around Your Home

Posted by on March 20, 2022 at 12:04 am
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Install a reading space, storage shelves, or a breakfast nook as recommended by our interior designers. Don’t let a lack of square footage fool you the small corners and nooks in your home are teeming with design potential. “City dwellers know every square inch of a room is usable space,” says Cagney Krzywosinski of Hyphen & Co. […]

Steps to a Cleaner Kitchen

Posted by on March 18, 2022 at 11:45 am

Your kitchen might not be used just for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. Many families use this space for homework, gathering, crafting and more. Keeping this space clean and clutter-free can feel like a losing battle. With a little planning and some tricks and tips, you can keep your kitchen neat and tidy. Lets take […]

Today’s Busy Real Estate Market

Posted by on March 15, 2022 at 1:31 am
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You’re probably well aware that the real estate market is more competitive than ever (due to low inventory, among other things). Still, it’s not a bad time to buy a house. Mortgage rates are low, home values are on the rise and, in many cases, buying is still more affordable than renting. Are you considering […]

Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Posted by on February 11, 2022 at 12:57 am
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Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster. The right changes appeal to buyers […]

Ways to Update Without Renovating

Posted by on December 1, 2021 at 12:38 am
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Renovation projects can be time-consuming and expensive. Fortunately, they’e not your only option if you’re looking to change up the look or feel of your house. Even a few small changes can make a big impact as long as you pick the right ones. Do you want to update your house without overspending or committing […]

Key Questions About Down Payments

Posted by on November 10, 2021 at 10:40 am
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Down payments can be a challenge to navigate, even for experienced home buyers.  How much do you need to put down? Do current market conditions change anything for you? Even the most basic questions aren’t always easy to answer. Whether you’re thinking of buying soon or planning ahead for a purchase in 2022, now is […]

Boost Your Curb Appeal

Posted by on October 29, 2021 at 11:59 am
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Great curb appeal can make a big difference when selling a home. Not only can it make your property stand out from the competition, but it could also bring in higher offers. An attractive house can also be a benefit even if you’re aren’t planning to sell right now. After all, who doesn’t want to […]

5 Fall Maintenance Tasks

Posted by on September 28, 2021 at 9:54 am
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Your home is a huge investment, an investment you’ll want to protect for the long haul. That means proper maintenance is key. Completing a few seasonal chores can help you extend the life span of your home while also cutting down on repair and renovation costs. Want to make sure you’re keeping your home in […]

Buying a Fixer-Upper? Things to Know

Posted by on September 14, 2021 at 10:06 am
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In today’s busy market, many home buyers have found themselves weighing options they would normally pass by. One of the more common compromises is to consider a home that needs some work. On the plus side, fixer-uppers often come with lower prices, less competition and a lower-pressure sale on the whole. Still, they’re not without […]

Fun (and Useful) Summer Home Trends

Posted by on August 3, 2021 at 5:02 pm
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Summer is a great time to improve your home’s exterior.  And whether you’re interested in enjoying your space a little more or you want to boost your home’s value, it makes sense to find inspiration by taking a look at what other homeowners are doing. Are you thinking about updating your yard or patio this […]