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Why Use a Real Estate Broker?

Why Use a Real Estate Broker?

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate broker. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible to go through the process alone? While…

Moving During the School Year

Moving During the School Year

Moving during the school year is not always an ideal situation. But sometimes it cannot be avoided – for instance, if you’ve had a job change. While relocating during the school year can be disruptive, there are steps you can…

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Tips for Staging Outdoor Spaces

Does your outdoor space make a good first impression? Your home’s exterior is the first thing that potential buyers will see when they take a tour. Are you making the most of it? If you think your outdoor spaces could…

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Social media has become an indispensible tool for keeping in touch with old friends, staying current with the news and enjoying the latest viral cat video. But did you ever consider using social media to learn about a neighborhood? If…

Selling Your Home in the Fall

Selling Your Home in the Fall

It’s almost time for sweaters, fall foliage and pumpkin spice lattes. And if you’re like some homeowners, it may also be time to sell your home. While fall may not be the most popular time to list your home for…

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen online,…

How to Reduce Stress During Your Move

How to Reduce Stress During Your Move

Is there anyone out there who actually likes moving? Yes, it can be fun to get settled into a new place – especially if you’re upgrading – but the process of getting there can be stressful. If you’ve got a…

Buying a Home in the Summer

Buying a Home in the Summer

In you’re in the market for a new home, you’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy. That’s when you’ll find the largest inventory of homes for sale. On the flip side, you’ll also have…

Stage Your Front Porch to Sell

Stage Your Front Porch to Sell

You’ve cleared out all the clutter, emptied the closets, trimmed the trees, and made all the necessary repairs. Your home is spotless and ready to show to potential buyers. But have you thought about your front porch? Your front porch…

Are You Ready for a Fixer Upper?

Are You Ready for a Fixer Upper?

Maybe you have dreams of buying a new home but aren’t sure you can financially swing it. Perhaps you have visions of turning an otherwise shabby home into something from your dreams. Or maybe you’ve found a house that’s in…

Unexpected Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Unexpected Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Are you getting ready to sell your home, but want to make some improvements to add value before putting it on the market? Perhaps you’re thinking you need to overhaul the kitchen or upgrade the master bathroom – or any…

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Do you have grand visions of a summer spent outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly…

Refresh Your Garden for Spring

Refresh Your Garden for Spring

Longer days, warmer temperatures and dreams of lazy afternoons spent lounging among the flowers is enough to get any homeowner motivated to get their garden ready for the coming months. If you long to get outside and get your hands…

Smart Home Trends

Smart Home Trends

There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes…

Selling Your Home in Winter

Selling Your Home in Winter

Traditional real estate marketing says homes sell better in the Spring and that if you haven’t sold by the time school starts, you might as well wait until the weather warms again. But these days, real estate is anything but…

Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay Off?

Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay

Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all the effort to update the kitchen they’ve been meaning to redo for years…

Nifty Clutter-Freeing Hints & Hideaways

Nifty Clutter-Freeing Hints & Hideaways

Whether you’re planning to sell your home and want to make it show-ready, or just want to get organized to simplify the holidays, check out these creative options for extra storage: Under Bed Locker ~ That space under your bed is…

Sell Your Home in Any Season

Sell Your Home in Any Season

As we slip into autumn, many homeowners take their homes off the market, believing that their home will not sell in the fall or winter. While it is true that selling heats up in spring and early summer, the truth…