Monthly Archives: September 2016

What it Means to be a Good Neighbor

Ninety-nine percent of Americans say they’re a good neighbor, finds a new survey by the Community Associations Institute, a community association governance and education group. What does being a good neighbor mean?

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Staging Tips for Sprucing Up the Basement

Basements often have the reputation as being dark and dank. But the basement shouldn’t be forgotten when it comes to staging a property. “Buyers will definitely poke their heads down in this cold, dark place,” notes an article at realtor.com®. … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Make a Home Show Ready

When a home hits the market, it needs to be show-ready. That doesn’t usually require spending a fortune on a remodel, however. Just targeting a few key areas in the home can go a long way. The New York Times … Continue reading

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4 Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle Now

Autumn is the ideal time…to make little home improvements that could make a big difference once winter hits. RISMedia’s Housecall blog recently offered advice on what maintenance tasks home owners should tackle first. Read more HERE.

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So You Want to Sell Your Home? Step Three:

Putting a price tag on a home you’re trying to sell is a tricky thing. For one, it’s your home, crammed full of memories, hopes, and dreams—and all that stuff can cloud your thinking and lead you toward the wrong price. There are … Continue reading

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So You Want to Sell Your Home? Step Two:

Here’s how to find a Realtor who’s right for you.

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So You Want to Sell Your Home? Step One:

Whip your place into shape by fixing any problems and upgrading the eyesores. Because like it or not, your home has sustained some wear and tear over the years. Read more HERE.

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Five Fixes To Raise a Home’s Value

For home owners looking to spruce up their home before listing it, there’s plenty they can do to attract more buyers and potentially boost the value of their home too. Veteran real estate professionals recently weighed in at This Old … Continue reading

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Bad Habits That May Be Ruining Your Home

Certain home owner habits could actually be harming the home, and can lead to major home improvement projects later on. This Old House recently featured a list of several bad home owner habits to avoid, including… Click to read the … Continue reading

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Four Deep Cleaning Targets to Help a Home Shine

Buyers are just more attracted to clean houses. And while a standard job may give a home a momentary shine, a deep clean of hidden spots may help provide the wow factor your listing needs. The Cleaning Authority offers the … Continue reading

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