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Neighborhood Amenities To Look For When Buying

Neighborhood Amenities To Look For When Buying

When you’re buying a home, you’re not just buying the house itself. You’re also buying the neighborhood. The community you live in has a big impact on both your quality of life and the value of your home. That’s why…

How To Stage a Closet

How To Stage a Closet

When many people think of staging a home, they focus on the bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens. While these are important areas to address when staging your home to sell, there is one space that is often overlooked – your…

Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

When you’re preparing to buy a home, you know to expect certain expenses like mortgage and insurance payments. But there are many other costs associated with buying and owning a home that can derail you financially if you aren’t prepared.…

How to Compete as a Buyer

How to Compete as a Buyer

Today’s real estate market is competitive for buyers. We’re currently experiencing a shortage of houses for sale. This coupled with high demand means that buyers may face many obstacles when making an offer on a home. As a buyer, it’s…

Why Curb Appeal Matters

Why Curb Appeal Matters

First impressions are important. That’s why your home must have great curb appeal when you’re selling. The outside of your home is the first thing that potential buyers will see. It can help them decide whether or not they’d like…

Living In Your Staged Home

Living In Your Staged Home

Staging your home gives it an extra edge when you’re selling. It makes it more attractive to potential buyers and easier for them to see how they can live in the space. But it often requires decluttering, depersonalizing, and deep…

Spring Clean In One Weekend

Spring Clean In One Weekend

Hooray, spring is finally here! Did the winter feel like it was a year long? It’s time to shake off those cold-weather blues and start getting your home ready for warmer weather. While spring cleaning may seem like a daunting…

Is Your Home a Turn-Off?

Is Your Home a Turn-Off?

When it’s time to sell your home, you must get it ready to put on the market. That means sprucing it up to make it appealing to prospective buyers. But if you’ve become blind to some of the issues in…

Packing for a Long-Distance Move

Packing for a Long-Distance Move

Is a long-distance move in your future? While packing up to move down the street can feel like a hassle, moving across the country can be a major undertaking. You need to take extra steps to ensure that nothing is…

Short Sale FAQs

Short Sale FAQs

Short sales were fairly common during the Great Recession. Although there are fewer short sales on the market today, it is still one strategy for selling a home. If you’re buying or selling a home, then you may be wondering…

Retro Features Buyers Love

Retro Features Buyers Love

Are you worried about some features of your home for sale that buyers might consider dated? Well, it’s time to rethink that point of view. In fact, in real estate today, what’s old is new again. Many buyers are flocking…

5 Best Apps to Help With Your Move

5 Best Apps to Help With Your Move

Moving can be stressful. But thanks to modern technology, it can be made simpler and easier. Whether you need help getting organized or selling your belongings before your big move, these apps can help. Make lists with Google Keep Lists,…

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Unless you’re a tax expert, it can be tricky to determine exactly what deductions you should take as a homeowner. And recent changes to the tax laws can affect what deductions you may be eligible for. If you just purchased…

Your Decluttering Cheat Sheet

Your Decluttering Cheat Sheet

Did your New Year’s resolution of getting your clutter under control never materialize? Or are you getting your home ready to sell, and you need to declutter before listing? Whatever your reasons for wanting to tidy up, it can feel…

Update Your Home on a Budget

Update Your Home on a Budget

Does your home need refreshing for the new year? After spending so much time at home in 2020, many of us are ready to infuse our living spaces with new energy. January is a great time to tackle home updates,…

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

Real Estate Predictions for the New Year

While we can’t gaze into a crystal ball and tell you exactly what will happen with the housing market in 2021, we can certainly make some educated predictions. Real estate was one of the big winners of 2020, and experts…

2021 Interior Design Trends

2021 Interior Design Trends

Happy New Year! Can you believe 2020 is finally behind us? In the spirit of getting a fresh start, now is the perfect time to update your home’s style for 2021. As you might expect, interior design trends are taking…

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

Have a Fun Holiday Staycation

We know the holidays just aren’t going to be the same this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time while staying home. In fact, with a little creativity, 2020 may be your most memorable holiday season…